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College of Arts and Sciences

Department of Biological Sciences

256 Cunningham Hall
Tel: 330-672-3613


Students in the Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology combine three years of study at Kent State with 12 months of additional professional training at an approved hospital.

Career Opportunities

Graduates in this degree program enjoy high employment opportunities.

Medical technologists are trained to perform complex chemical, microscopic and microbiological procedures. Graduates are eligible for the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Exam. This degree is offered by the Department of Biological Sciences.

Admission Requirements

General Admissions for Freshman Students: Admission Requirements at the Kent Campus: The freshman admission policy at the Kent Campus is selective. Admission decisions are based upon the following: cumulative grade point average, ACT and/or SAT scores, strength of high school college preparatory curriculum and grade trends.

The university affirmatively strives to provide educational opportunities and access to students with varied backgrounds, those with special talents and adult students who graduated from high school three or more years ago. For more information on admissions, visit the admissions website for new freshmen.

For more information about admission criteria for transfer, transitioning and former students, please visit the admissions website.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum 121 total credit hours and 42 upper-division hours. Minimum 2.000 overall GPA and 2.000 major GPA.