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Bachelor's in Medical Technology

If you want a technology-based career in the rapidly growing field of healthcare, the BS in Medical Technology at Indiana Wesleyan University was designed for you. Medical technologists will play a crucial role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. After completing this program, graduates are eligible to take the appropriate national registry examination. After passing their national qualifying exam, students can pursue employment in hospital laboratories, government medical laboratories, medical research laboratories, clinics, and health care centers. At our Christian university, you can learn how to combine biblical principles with this Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology program.

Why Pursue My Bachelor’s in Medical Technology at IWU?

There are several benefits to pursuing your bachelor’s in medical technology at IWU. This accredited degree program is taught by faculty with experience in tech-related healthcare roles. Students in this program are required to perform clinical internships at one of our affiliated hospital partners. We also provide student services, from tech support to tutoring, to help you succeed in this BS in Medical Technology program. Students learn from expert faculty who will become mentors in the faith, integrating classroom learning with biblical truths for a Christ-centered environment that encourages spiritual growth.

What Will I Learn in this BS in Medical Technology Program?

The courses in this Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology program are designed to help students become certified medical technologists. In the final year of the program, students embark on a 12-month clinical experience that is considered equivalent to 32 semester hours of work in the major area of concentration. Course topics include microbiology, chemistry, statistics, genetics, and more.  

What Makes IWU Different?

Education Pioneer

IWU has provided on-campus education for more than 100 years.

Rooted in Christ

Faith-integrated curriculum and a commitment to changing the world.

Superior Support

Center for Student Success for counseling, tutoring, and more!

What You Will Study in This Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology

Coursework for this BS in Medical Technology program covers how to:

  • Understand the fundamental principles of genetics, cell development, and structure and function in cells, membranes, and molecules as related to organisms
  • Understand the fundamental principles and concepts of chemistry and their relations to representative elements and their compounds
  • Understand elementary concepts in descriptive and inferential statistics using applications from various disciplines
  • Integrate biblical principles into your professional trajectory and personal growth

After Graduation
Potential Careers

  • Laboratory Manager
  • Medical Technologist
  • Laboratory Technician

Work in Various Industries

  • Industry

Program Requirements
A Bachelor of Science degree with a major in Medical Technology (MTE) requires a minimum of three years of university study and a full year of clinical experience in an approved hospital. Indiana Wesleyan University will accept 12 months of clinical experience successfully completed in a hospital-based medical technology program or clinical laboratory science program that is accredited by NAACLS (National Association of Accreditation for Clinical Laboratory Sciences). This 12-month clinical experience is taken instead of the senior year at Indiana Wesleyan University and is considered equivalent to 32 semester hours of work in the major area of concentration. (It is the student's responsibility to gain admission to this hospital-based program. Said hospital may have health and program requirements that must be met at the student's own cost and expense.) When all specific requirements for the degree are met, including the 12 months of hospital experience, candidates will be awarded the Bachelor of Science degree and will be eligible to take the national registry examination of the ASCP (American Society of Clinical Pathologists) and/or the NCA (National Certification Agency).
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Indiana Wesleyan University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission (HLC),, 312-263-0456. Other accreditations and associations of Indiana Wesleyan University are available at

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