Here, the best qualified men and women are building careers in laboratory medicine by applying their expert knowledge and practical skills. Medical technologists, whose broad background of college and clinical laboratory training provides the necessary ingredients for their professional responsibilities, fulfill a prominent role in these laboratories.
Hartwick’s medical technology major provides students with a solid liberal arts education and rigorous hands-on clinical laboratory training—giving them a real competitive edge in their future careers.
Because medical technology is a rapidly changing field, technical skills may become obsolete, but the lifelong skills you’ll learn at Hartwick ensure you’ll thrive, whatever the future brings.
Hartwick’s 3+1 program consists of three years of academic work at Hartwick (which also partially fulfills departmental requirements for a major in biology), followed by a one-year clinical internship at the Rochester General Hospital Clinical Laboratory Technology Program.
Hartwick’s medical technology major permits sufficient flexibility for students to take advantage of numerous off-campus study programs applicable to their future profession. Students are encouraged to get hands-on experience in the multifaceted responsibilities of professional medical technologists such as electronic equipment maintenance, computer programming, business and personnel management, and teaching techniques.
Hartwick medical technology students work in hospital labs and in interesting careers throughout the healthcare industry. Some go on to further study at top-notch graduate schools.
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Hartwick’s medical technology faculty are future-focused. That’s because they work closely with students who are meant for more. Students who will make a difference in the world into which they graduate. Hartwick students.