Dawson College

Biomedical Laboratory Technology

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Program Information

School:Dawson College
Faculty:Science, Medical Science and Engineering
Field of Study:Biomedical Technology/Technician
Description:This three-year program is designed to give you the theoretical knowledge and practical skills of a medical technologist. As healthcare professionals, medical technologists contribute to the prevention, diagnosis, and treatment of disease by providing laboratory services to physicians and other clients.

This broad training in many specialties – namely, hematology, biochemistry, histology, microbiology, and transfusion science – leads to very good employment opportunities locally, and all over Canada. Many jobs are available in hospitals, research centers, clinics, and private laboratories. Pharmaceutical companies and biotechnology research laboratories also have roles for medical technologists.
URL:Biomedical Laboratory Technology at Dawson College
Length:3 Year(s)
Careers:Biological Technologists and Technicians

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Applicants must have a Diploma of Secondary Studies (DES) or equivalent, including Secondary V Language of Instruction, Secondary V Second Language, Secondary IV Science, Secondary IV Mathematics (Technical and Scientific option or Sec IV Mathematics – Science option 564-406/426 or 565-406/426 or Sec V Mathematics – Cultural Social and Technical option 563-504), Secondary IV History, Sec V Physics, and Sec V Chemistry. Students with a DES missing any of the above subjects may be admitted, space permitting, but may be required to complete remedial courses

    Additional Admission Requirements:
      An interview is required to assess the candidate’s readiness to pursue Biomedical Laboratory Technology studies. A letter of intent is very beneficial. Please visit the website for more information on requirements.

      * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

      Modified on August 06, 2017