Students majoring in Medical Laboratory Science at Monmouth University complete 96 credits of collegiate work prescribed by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences and complete a one-year training period in an affiliated NAACLS-approved hospital. Monmouth University has affiliation agreements with Jersey Shore University Medical Center (Neptune), Monmouth Medical Center (Long Branch), and Morristown Medical Center (Morristown).
During the clinical internship, students rotate through hospital departments gaining practical experience in the current state-of-the-art tests and procedures of chemistry, hematology, immunology, and microbiology.
Medical technology practitioners play an important role in healthcare delivery and patient health maintenance. Their many choices of work settings include: