Medical Technology

If you love the technical side of the medical field, then a degree in medical technology could be the right fit for you. Medical technologists spend most of their time performing my kinds of important laboratory tests that determine the well being of patients. They test for infectious diseases, they analyze and determine blood type, they determine the presence of drugs of abuse and determine levels of medications. They evaluate the chemical, cellular and immune composition of any body fluid.

Three years of course work at Henderson State followed by one year at Baptist Health College in Little Rock will give you this bachelor's degree. As a medical technology student, you will be well prepared for the technical classes and clinical experiences you will see at Baptist.

Henderson State's excellent faculty members will be there to guide and assist you throughout your first three years at Henderson where you will complete your pre-professional course work. After three years you will attend Baptist Health College where their excellent faculty will direct you through the professional curriculum.

After you have completed the program, you will be prepared to work in a clinical laboratory and use your expertise in lab testing. You will have the experience and training you need to succeed in this field. Medical technologist have many career opportunities that include practicing in hospitals and clinics, but also in laboratories in industries providing health services or health products.