Health Sciences Technology Major

Bachelor of Technology

The Bachelor of Technology program prepares graduates for career advancement in health science technology or engineering/applied science technology industries. It is designed for students who have graduated from an accredited diploma of technology program that is applicable to one of two major areas of study.

Courses in the program provide the student with an introduction to human resource and business management concepts, and the social contexts in which their careers will be based. The program consists of 39 credit hours in addition to work completed in a diploma program and can be taken on a full-time or part-time basis.

The major areas of study are:

The Engineering Technology and Applied Science Major is normally chosen by students who have an engineering/applied science technology diploma

The Health Sciences Technology Major is normally chosen by students who have a health sciences technology diploma.

Health Sciences Technology Major
Skills and Interests

You have a background in the health sciences field and want to advance to apply your human resource and business management knowledge.

Work Environment

Health Care

Laboratories

Testing Environment

Health Care Information Systems

Program Location:

Delivered online with select courses available on campus

Program Length:

39 credit hours completed on a full-time or part-time basis

Courses:

View Bachelor Booklet | View Calendar entry (Marine Institute) | View Calendar entry (Memorial University)

Application Deadline:

Fall Admission:  June 30 (Official transcripts due July 15)
Winter Admission: Oct 15 (Official transcripts due Oct 30)
Spring Admission: March 15 (Official transcripts due March 30)

Program Description

The Bachelor of Technology, Health Science Technology program prepares graduates for career advancement in health science technology. It is designed for students who have graduated from an accredited diploma of technology program in this field.

Courses in the program provide the student with an introduction to human resource and business management concepts, and the social contexts in which their careers will be based.

After the program is complete, your combined diploma and degree will provide you with strong technical training that meets national accreditation standards. This program is offered online with select courses available on campus and can be studied on a full time or part time basis.

Program Structure

This one-year program consists of 39 credit hours with 18 credit hours from the required courses and 21 credit hours from the elective courses. The program is available on a full or part-time basis, and is available online with select courses on campus. Full-time students can complete the program in one academic year.

Admission Requirements

In addition to meeting the admission/readmission requirements for Memorial University, students must also meet the admission/readmission requirements for the Marine Institute and be eligible for admission in one of the following categories:

CATEGORY A: applicants holding a diploma of technology, excluding Nautical Science, from the Marine Institute,

CATEGORY B: applicants holding a diploma of technology accredited by the Canadian Technology Accreditation Board (CTAB) or Technology Accreditation Canada (TAC), or the Canadian Medical Association (CMA),

CATEGORY C: applicants holding a diploma of technology comparable to a Marine Institute diploma of technology,

CATEGORY D: applicants holding a Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) designation or a Professional Technologist (PTech) designation along with a diploma of technology acceptable to the Admissions Committee,

CATEGORY E: applicants who have Canadian Forces training acceptable to the Admissions Committee,

CATEGORY F: applicants who hold a diploma of technology from an institution with which the Marine Institute has an articulation agreement.

International applicants with equivalent credentials may also be considered. To apply, you must submit an application and supporting documents to Memorial University.

Upon acceptance into the program, students will be admitted to one of the two majors: The Engineering and Applied Science Technology major or the Health Sciences Technology major. Students may be permitted to change their major with the approval of the Marine Institute Committee on Undergraduate Studies.

Canadian College/Institute Diploma Programs Eligible for Articulation with Memorial University Bachelor of Technology

Graduates of Canadian engineering or applied science technology diploma programs, accredited at the technologist level by the Canadian Technology Accreditation board (CTAB), and graduates of Canadian health science technology diploma programs, accredited at the technologist level by the Conjoint Committees for Accreditation of the Canadian Medical Association (CMA), are eligible for admission to the Memorial University Bachelor of Technology program. Graduates of equivalent technology programs in other jurisdictions may also be eligible for admission. Such program will typically be of three years duration and result in a Higher Diploma, HND or similar credential.

Please note only programs accredited at the Technologist level are considered eligible for admission.

What Alumni Say

“I truly enjoy working in the field of Medical Laboratory Technology and the B.Tech (Health Science) program opens up management and other opportunities while giving me a sense of personal and professional accomplishment.”

- Cindy Hann, MI Graduate