Medical Laboratory Techniques Program



Accurate diagnosis and treatment of diseases is one of the main goals of health sciences. Early diagnosis and treatment of diseases is extremely important for the society to be composed of healthy individuals. In the process of this early diagnosis and treatment, medical laboratory methods provide physicians with very valuable data. Efficient achievement of medical laboratory results is possible with the presence of well-trained and equipped medical laboratory technicians in the field. Medical laboratory technicians, who are an important personnel of the health sector, can serve in all laboratory modalities (Biochemistry, Microbiology, Serology, Pathology) used by the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of the disease, as well as in all areas of genetic laboratory processes.


Job Opportunities

Medical laboratory technicians have gained a wide field of work, especially with public and private hospitals, medical and imaging centers opened in recent years. At the same time, according to official analyzes, most hospitals in Turkey have sufficient modern technological equipment (TUBİTAK). In summary, qualified technical personnel who can use information and communication skills in accordance with the education they receive in our existing and upcoming hospitals, who can apply developing technology in the field, who have the ability to synthesize information, who can easily use eye and hand coordination, and who can coordinate with laboratory specialists and other medical personnel are needed.


Undergraduate Departments that can be transferred with DGS (Vertical Transfer Exam) *

  • Biology
  • Bioengineering
  • Biotechnology
  • Biotechnology and Molecular Biology
  • Genetics and Bioengineering
  • Nursing
  • Nursing and Health Services
  • Molecular Biology and Genetics

* These are the departments included in the 2018 OSYM guide.