To obtain an application, contact the School of Medical Technology
Ann Beaman, MT(ASCP)SH
Lexington Medical Center Laboratory
2720 Sunset Blvd.
West Columbia, SC 29169
- Completed application form
- Official college transcripts
- TOEFL score, if English is not your native language
- Three letters of recommendation (two of the three letters should be written by an academic/laboratory instructor).
Application deadline is January 31 of the same year as enrollment. After the January 31 deadline, applications may still be accepted provided that the class is not filled.
Selected applicants will be notified for a personal interview. All applicants are considered equally without regard to race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, veteran status or disability.
Drug-Screen Prior & Background Check
Accepted students are scheduled for a free drug screen prior to enrollment. Students must produce a negative drug screen as required for all LMC employees and must meet all other criteria set by Human Resources (including background checks) for Lexington Medical Center employees in order to qualify for enrollment in the program.
Fees, Expenses and Further Information
Once accepted, students must be prepared for the following:
Employment Agreement in Place of Tuition Fees
In lieu of tuition fees, students will be expected to sign an employment agreement with Lexington Medical Center, depending on a relevant position becoming available and offered upon graduation.
In addition, student stipends are available with an additional employment contract. Graduates who default on the employment agreement are required to repay the stipend (if taken) plus tuition. Contact the Program Director for more details.
Textbooks, Transportation, Housing & Expenses
Students are responsible for their own textbooks, transportation, housing and personal expenses. Meals may be obtained in the hospital cafeteria at a reasonable cost.
Students are expected to adhere to the laboratory dress code. Hospital scrubs are required for females and may be worn by males. The suggested allowance is $80.00. Safety lab coats will be provided.
Students are covered under the hospital’s liability coverage. Work-related accidents are treated in the emergency room facility. Health insurance is the student’s responsibility.