*An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Histotechnology prepares students to work as Histotechnicians in a variety of anatomic pathology laboratory settings. The Histotechnology program is designed to develop technical and intellectual skills as well as developing individuals with a commitment to quality patient care, a passion for the profession, and continued growth within the field. Students learn the core requirements of histotechnology including processing and embedding of surgically removed anatomic specimens and microtomy. Student will master routine and special staining techniques that make it possible to distinguish tissue components through microscopic examination.
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The program is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, (847) 939-3597. Students are encouraged to develop professional growth by participating as student members in professional societies such as NSH and FSH. Extracurricular activities include participation in local and state meetings.
The Histotechnology Program offers an Associate of Science Degree designed to facilitate the development of ethical, competent entry-level Histotechnicians. The Program emphasizes general histology disciplines, professional behaviors, technical skills training and life-long learning. Graduates are prepared to sit for the national certification examination administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathology and are eligible to be licensed by the State of Florida to practice Histology.