Histotechnology - Admission

The Histotechnology School of University of Pittsburgh Medical Center is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). This 12-month training program is offered to candidates who have earned a high school diploma (or equivalent) and have earned at least an Associate Degree with 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university. Courses should include:

  • Biology I & II w/labs
  • Chemistry I w/labs
  • Algebra/Math
Additional college-level science courses are recommended. Upon completion of this program, the successful graduate will be eligible to take the ASCP Board of Examination for Histotechnicians, HT (ASCP). The tuition is $5,000 and students will be required to purchase designated textbooks. Please feel free to contact Judith Modery at jmodery@magee.edu or (412) 641-4664 with any questions.

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    Judith Modery, Program Director
    Magee-Womens Hospital of UPMC
    300 Halket Street
    Pittsburgh, PA 15213

  1. Completed application
  2. Application fee: $25.00 made payable to "Magee-Womens Hospital"
  3. Official college transcripts
  4. Two letters of recommendation