Medial Technology is a clinical laboratory science related to the detection, diagnosis and treatment of disease. Medical technologists perform routine and complex analyses, often utilizing sophisticated instrumentation.
Research: Many employers in this area hire medical technologists because they are precise and thorough. Educational, state and federal governments, as well as private laboratories, are looking for medical technologists to fill many research positions. Medical technologists serve on laboratory teams that research anything from disease control and prevention to product engineering and manufacturing.
Medical Technology entry level jobs include: Cytotechnologist, Medical Technologist, Laboratory Technician, Blood Bank Specialist, Technical Writer, Bioanalyst.
Career Options with an Advanced Degree or Experience: Biochemist, Research Biologist, Microbiologist, Pharmacist, Biomedical Engineer, Clinical Pathologist.
Areas of Specialization: Cell Marker Technology, Bioengineering, Cancer Research, Blood Banking Chemistry, Hematology, Immunology, Microbiology, Drug Testing, Drug Monitoring, Biogenetics, Product Development