Palmetto Health offers multiple medical technology programs at our facilities in Columbia, South Carolina, that can help you to begin your career in hospital and clinical laboratories, public health centers, veterinary offices, forensic laboratories, medical sales, industry or education.
The School of Medical Technology at our Palmetto Health Baptist campus offers training in the hospital laboratory where you will study the body’s immune system, components of blood, and investigate the causes of infectious disease. Our one-year intensive course will provide you with the entry-level competencies of a medical technologist, and will enable you to be eligible to take national certification.
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At our Palmetto Health Richland campus, we participates as a clinical site for two programs that will prepare you for a rewarding career in laboratory medicine. We offer one program leading to a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology, and another leading to an Associate's of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Technology.
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