M.Sc. (Medical Technology)

Masters of Science in Medical Technology

Duration: 2 Years
Level: Post Graduation
Type: Degree
Eligibility: Graduation

M.Sc. Medical Technology or Master of Science in Medical Technology is a postgraduate Medical Lab Technologist course. A program that prepares individuals to conduct and supervise complex medical tests, clinical trials, and research experiments, manage clinical laboratories, and consult with physicians and clinical researchers on diagnoses, disease causation and spread, and research outcomes. Includes instruction in the theory and practice of hematology, clinical chemistry, microbiology, immunology, immunohematology, physiological relationships to test results, laboratory procedures and quality assurance controls, test and research design and implementation, analytic techniques, laboratory management and personnel supervision, data development and reporting, medical informatics, and professional standards and regulations. The duration of the course two years and its syllabus is divided into two semesters.

M.Sc. Medical Technology Eligibility

  • B.Sc. (Science or Medical Technology) with minimum 55% marks.
  • Some reputed colleges and institutes do conduct entrance examination to get admission to their M.Sc. Degree course.

M.Sc. Medical Technology Syllabus

The following are study related subjects:-

Sem. I

Sr. No.

Subjects of Study


General Microbiology


General Immunology


General Biochemistry


Microbial Genetics



  • Practical-I Microbiology & Immunology
  • Practical-II Biochemistry

Sem. II


Principles of Medical Microbiology


Advance Immunology


Advance Biochemistry


Microbial Technology


Clinical Enzymology & Endocrinology

  • Practical-I Microbiology & Immunology
  • Practical-II Biochemistry
  • Practical-III Microbial Technology/Clinical Enzymology & Endocrinology


M.Sc. Medical Technology Colleges

M.Sc. Medical Technology Course Suitability

  • Those who want to have the knowledge of medical tests on bodily fluids, such as blood, and other specimens, such as tissue are good suit for the course.
  • They should have good memory, service mentality, stamina, patience, power of concentration, emotional stability, logical and analytical mind, willingness to learn throughout their career, ability to take timely decisions, self -motivation etc.
  • They are also expected to possess a strong sense of responsibility during the hours of their jobs as they have great responsibility.
  • They should be hard worker, punctual and can adept themselves as per the rampant situations.

How is M.Sc. Medical Technology Course Beneficial?

  • The Master degree program provides advanced training to experienced medical technologists.
  • Master's degree students specialize in one of three areas: chemistry, hematology or microbiology. Master's students also select a minor area of concentration in management / supervision, education or basic science.
  • It is also beneficial for further studies such as M.Phil. and Ph.D. for research work.
  • The Master degree course provides opportunities to work in the health profession including: laboratory management, administration, research, global health, consultation, education and industry.
  • Candidates can also work for public, private and non-profit health agencies, educational institutions, the military, and the pharmaceutical industry.

M.Sc. Medical Technology Job Types

  • Production Manager - Medical Technologies
  • Marketing Executive
  • Medical Writer
  • Area Sales Executive
  • Medical coder
  • Medical Representative
  • Dialysis Medical Officer
  • Medical Transcriptionist
  • Territory Manager - Medical Equipment Sales
  • Medical Lab Technology Professional
  • Product Manager - Medical Devices
Colleges and Institutes
Colleges offering M.Sc. (Medical Technology) in India

M.Sc. (Medical Technology) Colleges in India
Medical Lab Technologist Courses
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