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The Schools of Nursing and Pharmacy operate on both the Oxford and Jackson campuses. The Schools of Dentistry, Health Related Professionals and Medicine, and the Health Sciences Graduate School, are based in Jackson only. (Additional healthcare programs are available through the School of Applied Sciences on the Oxford campus.) Other than these exceptions, the schools above are on the Oxford campus.

B.S. in Medical Technology (3+1)


The B.S. in medical technology (a 3 + 1 program) prepares students for a career that plays an important role in the detection, diagnosis, and treatment of disease. Medical technologists examine and analyze body fluids and cells.

Minimum Total Credit Hours: 120

Course Requirements

Students must complete degree requirements for the College of Liberal Arts prior to beginning the professional clinical year. (Presently, only one institution is approved as an affiliate in the 3+1 program: the North Mississippi Medical Center in Tupelo, Mississippi). Students are awarded thirty (30) semester hours for successfully completing their professional year; thus, a minimum of ninety-four (94) semester hours must be earned prior to leaving The University of Mississippi. No tuition is charged by NMMC for clinical year studies. A grade of C or better must be obtained in the courses listed below with a minimum 2.6 GPA. Courses to be completed at the Oxford campus, which are specific for the program at the North Mississippi Medical Center, are as follows:

Course Hours
Writ 101, 102 (or Liba 102) 6
Bisc 160, 161; 162, 163 8
Chem 105, 115, 106, 116 8
Chem 221, 222, 225, 226 8
Math 121 College algebra 3
Fine Arts 3
Engl (any 200 level course) 6
Foreign Language (through the 200 level) 6 to 12
Social Sciences 12
Bisc 333 Microbiology 4
Bisc 414 Immunology and Serology 3
Electives 24
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