Allied Health Technologies

DePaul's Allied Health Technologies program will provide you with a strong foundation in the technological aspects of biosciences, providing you a strong foundation in biology, chemistry and physics with a specific focus on scientific technology.

The Allied Health Technologies program offers three concentrations.

In the Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS) concentration, you will spend four years completing requirements at DePaul, followed by a one-year internship at a hospital associated with DePaul (currently Evanston Hospital). After completing your degree, you will be eligible for national board certification by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology and/or the National Certification Agency for Medical Lab Personnel.

The Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT) and Radiation Therapy (RT) concentrations require you to complete three years of study at DePaul and a one year internship at Northwestern Memorial Hospital. NMT graduates are eligible for national certification by the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. RT graduates are eligible for national certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

Classes

Sample Courses:

  • Biochemistry (NMT and RT concentrations only)
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Mathematics
  • Physics

Program Concentrations/Tracks:

  • Clinical Laboratory Sciences (CLS)
  • Nuclear Medicine Technology (NMT)
  • Radiation Therapy (RT)
Major Requirements Schedule of Classes

Career Options

Common Career Areas:

  • Clinical laboratory science
  • Cytotechnology
  • Health information management
  • Laboratory administration
  • Medical technology
  • Microbiology
  • Nuclear medicine technology
  • Pharmaceuticals
  • Physical therapy
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