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What You Learn

Your coursework will focus on the sciences, math and statistics. You will practice laboratory skills and receive training in a medical setting.

  • Learn hands-on procedures and lab-management techniques
  • Address the theoretical and practical aspects of each of the major laboratory disciplines
  • Train to work with infectious specimens or hazardous materials
  • Sharpen analytical and diagnostic knowledge
  • Prepare for national certification in medical technology, through experiential learning

For required certification, students take the American Society for Clinical Pathology Exam.


Roxie James, Ph.D., Professor

B.S. in Medical Technology

General Option - Senior year Clinical Preceptorship at Jersey Shore University Hospital (Neptune), Monmouth Medical Center (Long Branch) or the Valley Hospital (Ridgewood)

Curriculum Sheets and 4-Year Plans

Cougars Climb Higher

At Kean, we believe learning extends far beyond the walls of our classrooms and labs. That's why we encourage you to live on campus, study abroad and pursue internships that will advance your career. Find out more.


Kean students have the chance to conduct research with world-class faculty and present their findings at the annual Kean Research Days event.

Research days students at poster presentations. School and Clinical Psychology, LPC Qualification, Medical Technology

Internships and Jobs

At Kean, we believe in helping all of our students find internships and jobs that support their career goals. Career services staff provide professional services and offer job fairs and networking events year-round.

Kean students gain real-world experience through internships. (Medical Technology)
Internships and Jobs

Study Abroad

Kean offers study abroad opportunities in many countries. Study at Wenzhou-Kean University in China for the cost of a semester at Kean USA.

Kean students in a gorgeous outdoor setting in Northern Ireland 2023
Study Abroad


Alumni from our medical technology program are employed in hospitals, laboratories, doctors' offices, outpatient care centers, and colleges and universities across the U.S., working as:

Cardiovascular technologists


Dental lab technicians


Medical laboratory technicians



Medical laboratory technologist jobs are projected to grow through 2026

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