Oklahoma Medical Laboratory Technician Training Program
Education for Medical Technicians in Oklahoma
It’s never too early to start preparing for a career in this field in Oklahoma. The steps below illustrate how even high school level students can begin taking steps to make sure that they excel in this field.
It should be noted that one of the benefits of holding a degree and working in the field of Medical Technology in the state of Oklahoma is that there is no further licensing required by the state other than national certification, yet those that work in the field of Medical Technology in Oklahoma make a salary that is well above the national averages in this field.
- High school students can begin preparing for a career in the field of Medical Technology by enrolling in science classes such as biology and chemistry.
- A hands-on education in this field can be obtained by volunteering to work in a facility that utilizes medical technology.
- High school graduates should enroll in an accredited Oklahoma medical technician training program that leads to a two year degree in medical technology. The medical technology program should be one that offers a clinical rotation or practicum as well as the academic courses that are required.
- Anyone wishing to work at the management level in the field of medical technology would do well to continue pursuing an education in this field, going beyond the associate level.
Information offered by the Oklahoma Medical Board