Pre-Medical Technology

Pre-Medical Technology

You want to work in a clinical laboratory setting conducting tests to diagnose and help treat illnesses.

Pathway to Medical Technology School

  1. Designate your "major" as Medical Technology, which is a pre-professional/non-degree program at LSU
  2. Take the necessary pre-requisite courses for your desired dental hygiene program (ex: LSU Health New Orleans)
  3. Maintain a high GPA, especially in science-related coursework (2.5 minimum, 3.0+ recommended)

Estimated Time to Completion

Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology (B.S.)

  • 2 years of undergraduate coursework at LSU
  • 2 years of undergraduate coursework at LSU Health Sciences Center
  • 4 estimated total years of school after high school