College of Medical Technology


Manila Central University is one of the pioneering schools that offered the B.S. in Medical Technology program in 1962, under the College of Pharmacy in Zurbaran, Manila. It was conceived through the concerted efforts of Dr. Filemon G. Tanchoco, Jr.; Dr. Jose L. Mencias and Miss Corazon M. Mendoza.
The first batch of alumni graduated in 1966 and the legacy of producing competent medical technology graduates continues up to this time. Over the past fifty years, successive leadership of the College had worked tirelessly towards the realization of its goals and objectives making MCU as one of the reputable institutions offering Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology program.
The college upholds to its mission by producing service oriented graduates, dedicated and committed to be of service to humanity. At present the college continuously upgrades its academic program, activities and facilities in order to cope with the local and global needs of the community.

Bachelor of Science in Medical Technology 

Career Opportunities

  1. Medical Technologist
  2. Medical Technician
  3. Phlebotomist
  4. Teacher
  5. Cardiovascular Technician
  6. Perfusionist
  7. Researcher
  8. Cytotechnologist
  9. Medical Representative

Student Organizations

  1. Medical Technology Student Council Association (CMT-SCA)
    Welcomes all year levels of medical technology students and promotes welfare through mutual assistance, unity, fellowship and cooperation.
  2. Junior Medical Technology Organization (JMTO)and Philippine Society of Medical Technology Students MCU Chapter (PHISMETS-MCU)
    JMTO Composed of third year medical technology students and promotes implementation of community outreach and social relations.
    PHISMETS promotes external relations and camaraderie of medical technology students among other schools.
  3. Klubba Scientia and Humanities Guild Organization (KSO-HGO)
    Helps Develop and enhance the critical thinking and creative skills of students in arts and sciences.


  • Sibling Loyalty Discount
  • MCU Loyalty Discount
  • MCU Alumni Discount
  • MCU Continuing Student Discount
  • Presidential Decree 577
  • Presidential Decree 451
  • Creative Arts Group Grant
  • Entrance Scholarship
  • Filemon D. Tanchoco Scholarship