Histotechnology

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Histotechnology

Program Overview

The Associate of Science in Histotechnology degree at Keiser University provides students with practical, hands-on education that prepares them for entry-level employment in the growing field of histotechnology. The Associate of Science in Histotechnology program provides comprehensive training in histotechnology through classroom lectures as well as extensive, hands-on clinical and laboratory experience.

In Keiser University's histotechnology program, you will:

  • Learn how to prepare tissue specimens for microscopic exams.
  • Study chemical composition, cellular morphology, and normal and abnormal tissue.
  • Gain a thorough understanding of tissue composition and the composition of dyes and chemicals.
  • Foster a commitment to quality patient care.
  • Learn how to work as a healthcare professional.

A histotechnician works within medical laboratory settings to collect and prepare human tissue for diagnostic examination. Graduates are eligible to sit for HT (ASCP) certification exam to obtain nationwide valid licensure. Career opportunities for qualified histotechnicians can be found in:

  • Hospitals and clinics
  • Public health facilities
  • Industrial research
  • Veterinary Pathology
  • Marine biology
  • Forensic pathology

Contact Keiser University today to learn more about how we can help you accomplish your educational and career goals!