What will I learn?

Histotechnology is the science of cell structure and their formation into tissues and organs. As a Histotechnologist, or Histotechnician, you'll be at the forefront of medical practices and technologies, using the experience and education you've earned at SRU to detect tissue abnormalities and treat the diseases that cause them.

WHY CHOOSE BIOLOGY: HISTOTECHNOLOGY?

By its very nature, Histotechnology is a hands-on science. At SRU, our commitment to experiential learning enables you to apply your years of classroom education in our affiliates' laboratories.

With a degree from SRU and this powerful partnership, you will enter your career one step ahead of the competition.

WHAT WILL YOU LEARN?

At SRU, you'll learn the basic principles of biology, botany, genetics, microbiology, chemistry, and physics. This well-rounded curriculum is designed to give you the basis you need to succeed during your practicum at one of our affiliates where you will receive training on the laboratory equipment and procedures that make up the histology. You will graduate ready to begin a successful career in histotechnology.

CAREERS IN BIOLOGY: HISTOTECHNOLOGY

Histotechnologists and Histologists are members of laboratory teams who diagnose diseases, conduct research, or teach others in the field. Currently job opportunities for qualified Histotechnologists outnumber applicants. Histotechnologists are commonly part of a laboratory team in hospitals, clinics, public health facilities, veterinary practices, forensic labs, industrial research facilities, and dermatopathology labs.

Which department am I in?

College of Health, Environment and Science

Study options

Full Time (4 years)

Tuition fees
US$15,895.00 per year
Start date

Expected January, August, December 2022

Venue

College of Health, Environment and Science

1 Morrow Way,

SLIPPERY ROCK,

Pennsylvania,

16057, United States

Entry requirements

For students from United States

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

For international students

International applicants who have not enrolled in any post secondary institution since graduating high school should apply as freshmen. Advanced standing may be considered for those students who have completed IB programs, GCE A-levels (advanced or advanced subsidiary) examinations.

English language requirements: Applicants must score a minimum of 61 on the internet based test (iBT), a minimum of 500 on the written test or a minimum of a 173 on the computer based test. Applicants must receive an overall IELTS score at band 6.0 or above.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.

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