Career Resources

Career Pathways

Routes for Certification

  • Route 1: Successful completions of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician program
  • Route 2: 60 semester hours of academic credit from a college with 12 semester hours each of biology and chemistry, plus one year of lab experience in histopathology. 

Learn More About Certification

Tracks Within Histology

  • Check out this PowerPoint from Kimberly Feaster, Program Director at West Virginia University School of Medicine, to learn more about the options that are out there within the histology field.
  • NSH member Laura Slack shares her unique path to get into the histology field in this article