Students interested in medical technology complete courses at Iowa Wesleyan and at an approved medical technology school. At Iowa Wesleyan the student takes courses in biology and chemistry, along with support and elective courses approved by the coordinator of the biology program. Upon completion of the REQUIREMENTS listed at the start of this section, the student will receive a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Technology from Iowa Wesleyan College. After graduation and certification, the student may elect to take the national examination and become a registered medical technologist (ASCP). Required courses are BIO 211, 241, 312, 350; CHEM 175, 176, 271; MATH 162 or 231; and four hours of chemistry elective. PHYS 210 is recommended.
Iowa Wesleyan has an affiliation agreement with the Medical Technology Program of St. Luke’s Hospital in Cedar Rapids, Iowa. Students will pay St. Luke’s Hospital for this final year of study.