Careers in Medical Technology

Medical technologist jobs include laboratory work in a number of industries including pharmaceutical, as well as positions related to food and agriculture.

With additional education, a biology major may enter the fields of:

  • Medicine 
  • Dentistry 
  • Pharmacy 
  • Optometry 
  • Physical therapy 
  • Environmental science 
  • Or a multitude of other scientific areas

This sequence of coursework may be combined with secondary education courses for certification to teach biology, or you may combine the major with other majors or minors, such as equine studies, computer information systems or psychology.

Career Opportunities for a Medical Technology Graduate

  • biology teacher 
  • biotechnologist 
  • botanist 
  • college biology professor 
  • ecologist 
  • environmental protection officer 
  • forest geneticist 
  • freshwater biologist
  • microbiologist 
  • mine reclamation scientist 
  • natural resources manager 
  • pharmaceutical sales 
  • physiologist 
  • research technician 
  • scientific photographer 
  • zoologist

Careers of SMWC Graduates

  • physician 
  • veterinarian 
  • zoo worker 
  • clinical science research assistant 
  • opthalmological research assistant 
  • chiropractor 
  • optometrist 
  • secondary education biology teacher 
  • high school principal
  • hospital medical technologist