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How to Become a Medical Technician in Oklahoma


The methods to use for beginning a career in Medical Technology in Oklahoma are outlined in the numbered sequence below.

  1. Minor age students who have not yet graduated can plan ahead by taking chemistry and biology classes in high school.
  2. Register at one of the online or campus based Oklahoma medical technician schools.
  3. Complete a medical technology program at the associate level that includes clinical rotations or practicum.
  4. Request an application to take the Medical Technician Exam by contacting the Board of Registry managed by the American Society for Clinical Pathology. The contact information for the Board of Registry is listed below.

    Board of Registry
    33 West Monroe St., Suite 1600
    Chicago, IL 60603
    1-800-267-2727 option 2, 2

  5. Return the completed application and any applying fees to the Board of Registry.
  6. Complete Medical Technician Exam.
  7. Currently there is no formal license to be obtained through the state of Oklahoma for Medical Technicians. It is always a good idea to keep up to date on current licensing requirements in the medical field as they are constantly being updated with new standards. To keep current on medical licensing standards in Oklahoma, contact the Oklahoma Medical Board using the contact information listed below.
Through campus based and online programs, aspiring Medical Technicians in Oklahoma City, Tulsa and Norman, Oklahoma may be able to prepare themselves for the possibility of employment in some of the largest hospitals and healthcare facilities in the state including the Saint Francis Hospital, Oklahoma State University Medical Center, Saint Anthony Hospital and the many INTEGRIS Health Centers.

Oklahoma Medical Board (physical address)
101 NE 51st St.
Oklahoma City, OK 73105

Oklahoma Medical Board (mailing address)
P.O. Box 18256
Oklahoma City, OK 73154-0256
(405)962-1400

Sources are Indeed.com, Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Oklahoma Medical Board and the American Society for Clinical Pathology

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