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3 + 1 (3 Years at Seton Hill, 1 Clinical Year)

After three successful years of study as a medical technology major at Seton Hill, you will devote 12 months to clinical education at an approved school of medical technology. Seton Hill University grants 32 credits for this year of education. After completing the fourth year of the program, the student earns a Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree from Seton Hill in medical technology.

4 + 1 (4 Years at Seton Hill, 1 Clinical Year)

If you chose the 4 + 1 program, you will earn a Bachelor of Arts (B.A.) or Bachelor of Science (B.S.) degree with a major in chemistry or biology from Seton Hill. You will complete your studies with one year of clinical education in an approved hospital school. This program takes longer, but allows you to obtain an education that is well suited to later specialization in chemistry or microbiology.

Affiliated Hospital Schools

Affiliated hospital schools of medical technology are Altoona Hospital, Memorial Medical Center, Conemaugh Health System, and Saint Vincent Health Center (Erie). These schools are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Students may choose another accredited hospital school of medical technology with permission of the coordinator of the medical technology program.


After completing either program, you will be eligible to take any of several national examinations for certification as a professional medical technologist.