Master of Science in Transfusion Medicine
Career Options for Specialists in Blood Banking and MSTM Professionals
Specialists in Blood Bank Technology (SBB) perform and/or supervise both routine and specialized tests in blood centers, hospital-based transfusion services and reference labs, using methodology that conforms to the standards for Blood Banks and Transfusion Services of the American Association of Blood Banks and regulations of the Food and Drug Administration. SBBs also work in research, education, quality and industry.
In addition to the positions listed above, SBBs with the Masters in Transfusion Medicine degree are also found in management roles, including laboratory directors and managers or Transfusion Safety Officers. Masters degreed laboratory professionals may be faculty in University-based undergraduate or graduate education programs.
MSTM/SBB Careers include
- Hospitals and private clinical laboratories
- Blood Centers
- State and public health laboratories/crime labs
- Research Laboratories
- Higher Education
- Sales, Pharmaceutical/Industrial
- Armed Forces
- Peace Corps