Pharmacy, Natural & Health Sciences

Medical Technology Major

Medical Technology Students

Program Opportunities

  • Major in Medical Technology


Study medical technology and you’ll perform an essential role in the health care field. Your skills will be in high demand, too, as the industry grows and health care networks expand. As a medical technologist you’ll perform essential laboratory testing critical to the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Prepare and analyze body tissues, blood and fluids to help doctors accurately diagnose patients and solve medical mysteries. At Manchester, this is a 3-plus-1 program, which means you’ll study in the classroom your first three years and perform hands-on clinical work in a hospital for a fourth year.

Program Highlights

  • Manchester graduates in this field consistently get two to three job offers prior to graduation, and 100 percent of graduates have jobs after graduation.
  • Hands-on learning experiences and the development of critical thinking skills prepare students to compete and succeed.
  • Graduates earn national accreditation upon graduation.
  • Hospital clinical directors attest that Manchester students are well prepared and ready for the rigors of their clinical year.

Successful Graduates

  • Amanda Kirts ’13 is a medical laboratory scientist at Community Hospital in Indianapolis.
  • Adelaide Kamagaju ’11 came to the United States from Uganda and found success as a medical laboratory scientist in Virginia.
  • Grant Noakes ’14 is completing his clinical study at St. Francis Hospital in Beech Grove, Ind.
  • Kaitlyn Schmidt ’14 completed her clinical study at IU Health Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis and now works at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne, Ind.