DMCUL, School of Histotechnology, NAACLS accreditation, is a unique program contenting both Histotechnician (HT) and Histotechnologist (HTL), curriculum and clinical rotation experience. The graduates are eligible to take the HT, ASCP exam with an Associate Degree in Applied Science and HTL, ASCP exam with a Bachelor Degree in Science. The curriculum courses work concurrently with the practice lab and clinical rotation, consisting of: accessioning, distribution, tissue processing, embedding, microtome, automatic and manual staining, special staining and Cytopreparation.
DMCUL is a well diversity campus, housing over nine hospitals, where students develop skill sets in Immunohistochemistry, Enzyme Histochemistry and Electron Microscopy. The practice lab is a six months on hand experience, upon completion students submit selective blocks, H&E and special stain slides to Medical Advisory, for Competency Assessments, before entering into the Histology Department Clinical Laboratories rotation, an additional eight weeks clinical rotation gives the students work experience.
- Begins: January
- Length: 8 months, M-F; 7:00 am – 3:30 pm
- Accreditation: NAACLS
- Award: HT/HTL Certificate