Health Professions Programs

Admissions Process for Histotechnology Associate Degree Program

Step 1: Complete the Pre-Application Form

Applicants should send a copy of all previous college or university transcripts (unofficial versions are accepted) by email to The program director will evaluate the applicant’s academic background and determine if he or she qualifies for admission to the program. After the candidate receives a pre-admission letter, (s)he can progress to Step 2. Note: Applicants should wait to apply to the university until they receive their pre-application approval letter.

Pre-applications for the Histotechnology Associates Program are accepted year round. Please see specific deadlines for submitting a complete application packet. Dual start dates are available: November 1 for Spring Enrollment; March 15 for Summer Enrollment. Capstone course (PATH-H 201) is typically offered only in the spring semester or summer term.

Step 2: Apply online at IUPUI Office of Admission

After the applicant receives the Pre-Application Approval Letter, s/he should apply to the university online through the IUPUI Office of Admissions. When completing the university application, choose Histotechnology (Associate) as the planned major.

As part of the IUPUI application process, applicants must submit official copies of their prior college or university transcripts and pay an application fee. Transcripts previously submitted to IUPUI Office of Admissions cannot be used.

Step 3: Submit Supplemental Application Materials to the Histotechnology Program Office

Email the requested supplemental forms to the Histotechnology Program —in one attachment—after completing the online university application to IUPUI. Applicants can also mail supplemental materials to the Histotechnology Program at 635 Barnhill Drive MS A108, Indianapolis, IN 46202.

Required Forms

  • Copy of Email confirmation from online university application.
  • Personal Statement, which must include applicant’s interest and aspirations in Histotechnology and why the applicant should be considered for the program.
  • Letter of recommendation from applicant’s histology laboratory supervisor.
  • Letter of recommendation from a supervising pathologist of the laboratory where clinical education will occur.