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Histotechnician - Associate of Applied Science

This major provides students with a basic science background needed to meet the requirements for admission to a clinical program accredited by The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Histotechnicians prepare sections of body tissue for examination by a pathologist to diagnose body dysfunction and malignancy. The specimens may be used for diagnostic, research or teaching purposes.

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Total Credits Required for Degree 71-89

Liberal Studies 12
Humanities or Social Science Elective 4

Health Promotion 1

Required Courses in Major 23-41
Practicum 
Choose one of the following: 
6-month practicum 14
or 
12-month practicum: 32

Other Required Courses 35