Medical Technology

The B.S. in Medical Technology will give you the opportunity to prepare for a rewarding career in an environment that will foster both your academic and spiritual development.

Program Highlights


The B.S in Medical Technology prepares you for a career in a clinical laboratory.


The exam is given by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

100% Pass Rate

100% of Roberts’ graduates have passed the board of registry exam within 1 year of graduation.

B.S. Program Credits: 124

General Education: 60

Major/Concentration: 62

Standard Completion Time
Four Year Program


All clinical training programs are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). They conform to the Standards established by NAACLS which is sponsored by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and the American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS).

What Will I Learn?

You will spend the first 3 years taking basic science and general education classes at Roberts. Then, for your final year, you will be in clinical training at a hospital affiliate to gain hands-on, real-world experience.

Upon graduation:

  • You will be eligible to take the board of registry exam given by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. Passage of the exam results in national board certification.
  • You will also be eligible for licensure through the N.Y.S. Education Department Office of the Professions.

Where Can It Take Me?

Clinical Training

In the 4th year, you will have clinical training at one of the following:

  • Rochester General Hospital, Rochester NY
  • UPMC Chautauqua WCA Hospital in Jamestown, NY
  • New York Methodist Hospital, Brooklyn, NY


  • Clinical laboratory scientists in hospital laboratories
  • Clinical laboratory scientists in biomedical research facilities
  • Clinical laboratory scientists in forensic laboratories
  • Clinical laboratory scientists in the pharmaceutical industry
  • Sales representatives for pharmaceutical, medical instrumentation and computer corporations

Graduate Schools

  • New York University
  • State University of New York Upstate Medical Center
  • New York Medical College
  • Temple University
  • Michigan State University
  • Arizona State University
  • Louisiana State University

Alumni Success

Tina Casey

Clinical Trials Scientific Affairs Analyst
ACM Global Central Laboratory

Lisa Barber

Assistant Supervisor of the Clinical Microbiology Lab
University of Rochester Medical Center

Who Will I Meet?


Dr. Cynthia Davis, Professor of Biology, Medical Technology Program Director

We are pleased to have Dr. Davis as a part of our faculty. She received her Ph.D. in Biology from Dartmouth College. She loves science and how the world fits together! Her research interests are in genetics, specifically saccharomyces cerevisiae (also known as brewers or bakers yeast) and the gene Slk19. Dr. Davis along with current students are studying the proteins functioning in the pathway responsible for correct segregation of chromosomes during meiosis.

She is also a member of the Genetics Society of America and The American Society for Cell Biology. To read more about Dr. Davis, click here.


Susan Schindler ‘17

"The first thing that comes to mind when I think of my experience at Roberts is the faculty. They truly foster a close-knit community of Professors who help you to succeed. The Medical Technology Program is also tailored to make sure you excel in an Internship and career. Roberts was the right choice helping me achieve my goals while growing as a person."




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