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About the Program

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cyto-abouttheprogram1Cytotechnology is a full-time, day program with one cohort of up to 8 students beginning each fall semester.  It is a 12 month program that requires completion of three semesters (fall, spring, summer) upon which a Bachelor of Science in Cytotechnology is awarded.  Graduates of the cytotechnology program are eligible to apply for the certification examination in cytotechnology given by the American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Certification.  The program’s mission, goals, and competencies can be found on the department website.

The Bachelor of Science in Cytotechnology consists of 80 semester credits of prerequisite course work and 40 semester credits in the cytotechnology program for a total of 120 credits.

Admission Factors

Admission to the program is competitive and based on the following criteria:

  • Academic achievement
  • Leadership and professionalism
  • Written and oral communication