The biology pre-laboratory scientist major focuses on medical laboratory science or cytotechnology. During your clinical year of internship, you’ll learn with renowned health care programs, including Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences. At Saint Mary’s, you’ll receive a transformational education, preparing you for what matters most.
Unique Program Features
What Makes it Special:
Two areas of emphasis: Medical Laboratory Science, Cytotechnology
Internship with Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
Prepare to pursue professional certification
What You'll Learn
What You’ll Learn
Full range of testing in the contemporary medical laboratory
Proficiently problem-solve, troubleshoot, and interpret results
Develop, implement, and evaluate test methods.
Develop critical thinking and decision-making competencies
Safety and governmental regulations/standards to laboratory practice
Ethical leadership and collaborative relationship-building
Clinical training experience is to be completed at an accredited and approved hospital program of cytotechnology over a twelve-month period. The school of cytotechnology currently affiliated with Saint Mary’s is the Mayo School of Health Sciences, Rochester, Minn.
Careers that look to the future.
Cytotechnologists are in-demand in a wide range of healthcare facilities, including hospitals, clinics, and university research laboratories. Medical lab scientists also work in hospitals and clinics, plus often work in forensic or public health laboratories, pharmaceutical industries, biotechnology companies, veterinary clinics, or research institutions.
Clinical Lab Technologist$57,800