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Medical Technology

Dept of Medical Technology
305 Willard Hall
Education Building
University of Delaware
Newark, DE 19716-3720
Ph: (302) 831-2849


Minor in Medical Diagnostics

A minor in Medical Diagnostics may be earned by a student in any University bachelor’s degree program through successful completion of a minimum of 15 credits as described below. This degree provides students, especially those preparing for admission to professional schools in medicine, dentistry, pharmacy and to graduate programs for physicians assistant and other related health fields, with the basic knowledge to evaluate and interpret clinical laboratory data. Before beginning these courses, the student must meet the required course prerequisites. Additional courses for satisfying the requirements for the minor may be approved by the Department. A minimum of C- is required in all courses completed for the minor.


Required courses   Credits
BISC 208 Introductory Biology II 4
MEDT 200 The Language of Medicine 3
Students may select the additional credits from courses listed below
MEDT 220 Forensic Science 3
MEDT 360 Clinical Immunology & Medical Virology 3
MEDT 390 Introduction to Genetics & Molecular Diagnostics 3
MEDT 401 Clinical Physiological Chemistry I 3
MEDT 403 Clinical Physiological Chemistry II 4
MEDT 404 Hematology I 2
MEDT 405 Hematology II 2
MEDT 406 Medical Microbiology 3
MEDT 430 Diagnostic Bacteriology & Medical Mycology 2