Ypsilanti, MI 48197
Clinical Laboratory Science
Frequently Asked Questions
What characteristics are important when working with a degree in Clincial Laboratory Science?
• are problem solvers
• like challenge and responsibility
• are accurate and reliable
• work well under pressure
• communicate well
• set high standards for themselves
• are fascinated by science
Where can I work with a degree in Clinical Laboratory Science?
• Hospital Laboratory
• Physician Office Laboratory
• Reference Laboratory
• Fertility Clinic
• Pharmaceutical Company
• Research Laboratory
• Veterinary Laboratory
• AND MANY OTHER PLACES!!
Why choose Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology?
When it comes to the challenges and rewards of medicine, the medical technologist has the best of both worlds. They work in all areas of the clinical laboratory including hematology, toxicology, clinical chemistry, microbiology and immunology. The information that they give to the doctor influences the medical treatment that the patient will receive.
According to Jobs Rated Almanac, by Les Krantz, medical technology has 25% job growth, very low unemployment and good job security. It was also rated #16 on the best job list and among health care professions, it ranks #3.
|“I chose to be a medical technologist because
I was interested in the science of the human
body. I like my job because every day I know
I helped improve somebody’s quality of life.”
Amy Werner, MT(ASCP)
“I chose medical technology because I was intrigued by the advances that were being made in DNA testing. I found that it is a very rewarding career because I know the work I do helps treat patients.”
Nirmal Patel, MT(ASCP)