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Pre-Professional Health Sciences Program

The minimum requirement for admission into a medical technology school is two or three years of undergraduate coursework, however, some students will have completed a four-year degree program prior to beginning a clinical program. The following options exist at Tennessee Tech.

(1) complete two years of undergraduate work including specific UT Memphis Medical Technology School requirements at Tennessee Tech, apply and if admitted, complete the clinical program and receive a B.S. Degree in Medical Technology from UT Memphis (no degree from Tennessee Tech),

(2) complete three years of specified courses in the pre-medical technology concentration of the "Applied Chemistry" Curriculum at Tennessee Tech, apply to the Vanderbilt hospital program and if admitted, receive a B.S. degree in chemistry from Tennessee Tech after successfully completing the 12 month clinical training program, or

(3) begin in the Pre-Medical Technology program (non-degree) at Tennessee Tech and later change into a degree granting curriculum to receive a B.S. degree from Tennessee Tech, then apply for admission into a medical technology school.