ACC's Histotechnology Program prepares students to enter the field of life sciences and play a key role in helping others through the process of disease diagnosis.
Proven Program Outcomes and Benchmarks:
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Earn a valuable degree to qualify for professional employment in only two years.
Take the deepest dive into Histotechnology with a two-year Associate in Applied Sciences degree. Gain exposure in all areas of Histotechniques, Histochemistry, Histopathology, Microscopy and Quality Assurance to prepare for a lucrative career in the industry.
Qualified histotechnologists are needed by hospitals, for-profit laboratories, clinics and public health facilities. Other opportunities are available in industrial research, veterinary pathology, marine biology and forensic pathology.
By completing this program, you will be prepared with biology and chemistry knowledge and technical skills to help prepare tissue samples using dyes and chemicals that enhance the colors and contrast of the cell and tissue structures, making abnormalities easier to identify under microscopic examination.