PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS: This program is in moratorium.
Technology as a Career
Kutztown University Program
Students have graduated from this program since 1976 and are working throughout
the state in hospital laboratories and in large and small industries.
It is a four-year program in which students are required to complete:
The three years of coursework on campus must be completed before the student
begins their clinical year. It is the student's responsibility to apply for
admission to the hospital program, although the Medical Technology Coordinator
assists students in this process. Admission is on a competitive basis. After
completion of the program, students are eligible to sit for national registry
- 42 credits of General Education in the College of Liberal
Arts and Sciences.
- 23 credits in Biology including: principles of biology,
zoology, microbiology, medical microbiology (with a strong emphasis on immunology),
genetics, and physiology.
- 26 credits in Physical Science and Mathematics including:
inorganic chemistry, organic chemistry, biochemistry (strongly recommended),
algebra, and statistics.
- 30 credits--one calendar year--of Clinical Internship at
a cooperating hospital including courses in the following: clinical
chemistry, clinical microbiology, clinical immunology/serology, clinical
immunohematology, clinical hematology/coagulation, and clinical seminar.
The following hospitals have affiliation agreements with Kutztown
University, and their directors are considered cooperating faculty members.
General College of Nursing and Health Sciences
410 N. Lime Street
Lancaster, PA 17602
Program Director: Marie
Laboratory Science Program
Hospital and Medical Center
Sixth Avenue and Spruce Street
P. O. Box 16052
Reading, PA 19612
Program Director: Deborah
Evans, MT(ASCP)SM, SM(AAM)
1001 South George Street
York, PA 17405
Program Director: Carolyn Darr,
School of Medical Laboratory Science
800 Spruce Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107
Program Director: Jean Buchenhorst, MS, MT(ASCP)
St. Christopher’s Hospital for Children
Medical Lab Science
3601 A Street
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Program Director: Leah Coppolino, MPH, MLS(ASCP), CLS(NCA)
Other affiliations have been made with two programs in
Philadelphia: Graduate Hospital, and Thomas
For general information regarding admission to undergraduate programs at
Kutztown University, contact the Admissions
For additional information regarding the Medical Technology Program
at Kutztown University, contact Dr. Cristen L. Rosch, Medical Technology Coordinator,
Department of Biology at (610) 683-4313 or e-mail at