Histotechnology is an entry-level program incorporated within the Medical Laboratory Science Department. Histotechnology students engage in common core courses with Medical Laboratory Science students and graduate with a bachelor of science degree in histotechnology.
In addition to the admission standards of the institution and the general admission requirements of the School of Health Related Professions, candidates seeking admission to the Histotechnology program must:
1Social and Behavioral Sciences include courses such as anthropology, economics, political science, psychology or sociology.2Humanities and Fine Arts include courses such as art history, dance, history, modern languages, music, philosophy, religion or theatre.3Biological Sciences include courses such as general biology, cell biology, genetics, embryology and zoology. Science survey courses and science courses designed for non-majors are not acceptable for transfer credit.4Chemistry courses such as inorganic, organic, and biochemistry are acceptable. Science survey courses and science courses designed for non-majors are not acceptable for transfer credit.5Electives should be selected from a broad range of academic courses which may include immunology, cell biology, genetics, embryology, calculus, management or computer applications.
*For students entering in August 2021 or later, the Biological Sciences requirement will be 8 hours and the Elective hours requirement will be 8 hours.