Program Information

School: Medicine Hat College
Degree: Bachelor; University Transfer
Field of Study: Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Description: You can begin your studies in medical lab science at Medicine Hat College and then transfer to another institution to complete your degree. A degree in medical lab science can provide you with career opportunities in agricultural and industrial labs, hospital labs, pharmaceutical labs, public health, post secondary institutions, or veterinary research clinics.

You can complete the first year of your studies in Medical Lab Science (U of A) or Health Science (U of C) and then apply and transfer to the respective institution. With a degree in Medical Lab Science or Health Science you can expect excellent job opportunities. Graduates have transferable skills that make them employable not only as medical technologists, but also as research, environmental, and food technologists, as well as biotechnologists. Graduates can also proceed to post-graduate and other studies that require a four-year degree. You can begin your studies in Medical Lab Science (University of Alberta) or Health Science (University of Calgary) at Medicine Hat College and then apply to transfer to the respective university to complete your degree.

URL: Medical Laboratory Science at Medicine Hat College
Length: 4 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost is for the 2018-19 academic year and includes tuition and other fees for Year 1.

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)* 60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have Alberta High School Courses or equivalents with a minimum 60% average in the required courses) ELA 30-1, Biology 30, Chemistry 30, Math 30-1, and one Grade 12 5-credit subject (excluding Special Projects). Physics 30 is recommended.