Program Facts

  • GU Medical Technology Facts

    • Graduates take a national certification test given by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology. Those who pass the exam may use the initials MT (ASCP) after their names to show their proficiency in the field. Gannon graduates have had a 100 percent pass rate in the past five years.
    • Gannon graduates enjoy a 100 percent job placement rate.
    • Students complete three years of academic study at Gannon and one year of clinical internship in an accredited hospital-based program. Internship placement is 100 percent in the past five years.

    Major Facts

    • Currently, the demand for registered medical technologists far exceeds the supply.
    • It varies by region, but the national average salary for medical technologists is approximately $40,000. Average salaries of experienced supervisors and managers range from $59,000 to $63,000.

    About the Program

    • Gannon is affiliated with the medical technology programs of Saint Vincent Health Center in Erie, Pennsylvania and of W.C.A. Hospital in Jamestown, New York. Students may also apply to other accredited hospital-based programs that are not affiliated with Gannon.
    • Gannon’s ideal location in downtown Erie places medical technology students within a few miles of five major medical centers and a regional clinical laboratory.