About the Program

Download the Cytology Flyer

Cytology is a full-time, day program with one cohort of up to 10 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 Cytology is awarded.  Graduates of the cytology program are eligible to apply for the certification examination in cytology given by the American Society of Clinical Pathology Board of Certification.

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

The Cytology Program is affiliated with many private and hospital laboratories throughout the United States. Students enrolled in the cytotechnology program gain experience during internships at sites which generously provide this valuable service

Admission Factors

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

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