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Top 5 Performing Schools In The Medical Technology Board Exam

So you’re interested in Medical Technology!

With much emphasis on improving healthcare and technology nowadays, pursuing a career in health sciences, specifically in Medical Technology or MedTech, is becoming highly in-demand in the country. As a professional in this field, you’ll be equipped to perform lab tests that can detect, diagnose, prevent, and treat various diseases. Ain’t that sound like a real superhero?

If you feel like this is the right career for you, we recommend you to check out these top performing schools in the Medical Technologist Licensure Exam that are guaranteed to provide top-notch education in Medical Technology. Even the Professional Regulation Commission (PRC) agrees! Ya ready?

 

Adventist University of the Philippines (AUP)

Established in 1917, this private co-educational Christian University is an affiliate of the Seventh-day Adventist church and a part of the Seventh-day Adventist education system. With nine colleges across three campuses in Pasay, Baesa, and Silang, AUP boasts of its Teacher Education and Business Administration degree programs which are recognized by the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) as a Center of Excellence (COE) and Center of Development (COD), respectively.

The school offers Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Science under the College of Health, alongside its Nutrition and Dietetics program.

AUP’s MedTech Board Exam Ranking:

Scope School Ranking
Cavite 1 out of 5
CALABARZON 1 out of 14
Philippines 1 out of 108

 

Cagayan State University (CSU) Andrew Campus

CSU is the first and only state university in Cagayan which offers the most comprehensive list of graduate and undergraduate courses in the Cagayan Valley region with a total of 15 colleges across eight campuses. Located in Tuguegarao City, the school’s Andrew campus which is considered as the main campus, is home to their Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology/Medical Laboratory Science program.

Aside from MedTech, the school also offers a degree in Respiratory Therapy and Public Health under the College of Allied Health Sciences.

CSU’s MedTech Board Exam Ranking:

Scope School Ranking
Cagayan 1 out of 5
Cagayan Valley 1 out of 8
Philippines 1 out of 108

 

Cebu Doctors’ University (CDU)

Formerly known as Cebu Doctors’ College, the CDU is one of the leading higher institutions in the Visayas, particularly in the field of health sciences. Being the first and only private university in the country to be given an autonomous University Status by CHED despite not having a complete basic education curriculum, the school’s academic competence is proven across all its curricular offerings in Senior High School, undergraduate, and graduate levels.

Under the College of Allied Medical Sciences, the school offers an undergraduate and masters degree in Medical Laboratory Science (Medical Technology).

CDU’s MedTech Board Exam Ranking:

Scope School Ranking
Cebu 1 out of 3
Central Visayas 1 out of 5
Philippines 1 out of 108

 

Saint Louis University (SLU)

Located at the heart of Baguio City, SLU is the largest university in the Northern Luzon with more than 30,000 students across its four campuses. Aside from its various CHED-accredited degree programs with COEs and CODs, this private Catholic university boasts of its consistent placing in the national licensure exams—ranking within the top ten spots in the board exams for Architecture, Engineering, Law, Medicine, Medical Technology, Nursing, Pharmacy, and Teacher Education.

Its curricular program in Medical Laboratory Science is offered for both undergraduate and master’s levels.

SLU’s MedTech Board Exam Ranking:

Scope School Ranking
Benguet 1 out of 3
Cordillera Administrative Region 1 out of 3
Philippines 10 out of 108

 

University of San Agustin (USA)

Established in 1904, USA is a private Catholic school that is known for being the first university in the Western Visayas.  It is also the first and only Augustinian university in the Asia-Pacific region. What started out as an all-boys school turned out to be a comprehensive learning institution, which currently offers basic education to postgraduate studies.

Under the College of Health and Allied Medical Professions (CHAMP), the school offers a bachelors and masters degree in Medical Laboratory Science, as well as related health science programs such as Nursing, Nutrition and Dietetics, and Pharmacy.

USA’s MedTech Board Exam Ranking:

Scope School Ranking
Iloilo 2 out of 4
Western Visayas 3 out of 8
Philippines 15 out of 108

 

Overview of the Top 5 Performing Schools in the PRC’s Medical Technologist Licensure Exam from 2016-2018

School

2016

2017

2018

Adventist University of the Philippines Mar- 1st (100%) Feb- 1st (100%) Mar- 1st (100%)
Cagayan State University (Andrews Campus) Mar- 1st (100%)

Aug- 1st (100%)

Mar- 1st (100%)
Cebu Doctors’ University Aug- 1st (100%) Aug- 1st (100%) Sep- 1st (100%)
Saint Louis University Aug- 1st (100%) Feb- 1st (100%) Mar- 2nd (99.34%)

Sep- 1st (100%)

University of San Agustin

Feb- 2nd (94.32%)

Aug- 1st (100%)

Sep- 1st (100%)

 

Choosing MedTech as a professional career is one thing, but choosing the right school to train you for it is another. Make sure to choose the best school for you! While there’s a gazillion of schools out there, listing down a handful of things that define your dream school is always a good start. For one, let a school’s academic performance in the national licensure exams guide you. You got this!

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