Clinical Laboratory Science
Blood Bank Technology Specialist

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Salary: $35,127 - $49,280
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Hourly: $16.89 - $23.69
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Outlook: 3 Stars
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Length of Training: 4 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
Acceptance into an accredited 12-month training program requires certification in medical technology by the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) and a Bachelor's degree from a regionally accredited college or university with a major in any of the biological or physical sciences. Most programs also require that applicants have one year of work experience in addition to the bachelor's degree. The blood bank technology curriculum includes theoretical concepts of blood bank immunohematology, laboratory management, and rotations in all technical areas of the modern blood bank and transfusion services.

Licensure/Certification

Certification as a specialist in blood bank technology is voluntary and may be obtained from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists.

Educational Programs
University or College City Degree*
The University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio San Antonio C
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The University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center Dallas C
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate