Berkshire Medical Center’s School of Medical Technology’s mission is to provide the most comprehensive, up-to-date, high quality, affordable education in the field of medical laboratory science and to prepare competent medical laboratory scientists who possess the knowledge, skills, ethics and attitudes necessary to adapt to the changing needs of the profession and the healthcare environment.
The School of Medical Technology was established to educate students interested in performing important laboratory testing that will aid healthcare providers in the diagnosis and treatment of disease to improve patient outcomes.
The philosophy of the School of Medical Technology is to give the MT/MLS student supervised participation in the clinical laboratory along with an academic program. The practical experience of dealing with patients and patient specimens gives the student an awareness of responsibility to the patient and establishes a sense of self discipline and confidence so that upon graduation, the student is prepared to take the Board of Certification examination and is capable of being an effective member of the medical laboratory science profession. Our program encourages active participation in the profession and a commitment to life-long learning.
The goals of Berkshire Medical Center School of Medical Technology are: