A Medical Laboratory Techniques Associate Degree Program Opened at CIU
A "Medical Laboratory Techniques Associate Degree Program" was opened at the Health Sciences Vocational School, Cyprus International University (CIU).
Prof. Dr. Feray Gökdoğan, The Dean of the Faculty of Health Sciences stated that the Associate Degree Program in Medical Laboratory Techniques was approved by the Higher Education Council (YÖK), Higher Education Planning, Supervision, Accreditation and Coordination Board (YÖDAK) and student registration will start from 2018-2019 academic year Fall Semester.
Gökdoğan stated that students will receive a practical and intensive hands-on courses at the application laboratories with professional support. Gökdoğan also stated that there is 21 working days of compulsory summer internship within the scope of the training. She also stated that they can make their applications in the state hospitals in the TRNC where the CIU has an agreement.
Prof. Dr. Gökdoğan stated that the students who will graduate from a Medical Laboratory Techniques Program can find a work with the title of "Medical Laboratory Technician" in public and private health institutions.
Gökdoğan stated that graduates can easily find jobs in the Biochemistry, Microbiology, Histology, Hematology, Serology, Pathology, Parasitology, Neurophysiology, Audiometry laboratories, Tube Baby Centers and Blood Centers at public and private hospitals affiliated to the Ministry of Health.
Prof. Dr. Feray Gökdoğan stated that they can also work at pharmaceutical companies and the food industry in the microbiology research units and she stated that they could work as technicians in research units at universities.