Applicants with an Associate Degree or higher are eligible to apply for the Certificate in Histotechnology.
Applicants who do not hold a degree of any kind are eligible to apply for the Associate Degree in Histotechnology.
Although the program strives to serve students in all laboratory sites that want to participate, clinical sites and program capacity are limited. Timely submission of all required application materials help assure a place in the class, but it does not guarantee placement.
The IU School of Medicine will award 24 hours of special credit for HT(ASCP) certification. Required general education courses may be transferred from any accredited college or university or you can complete them through IU Online.In order for IU to award a degree, a minimum of 30 credit hours must be completed from IU (special credit does not apply). The 6 credit hour histotechnology captstone course, offered by distance education online and web conferencing, will be taken as the last course. Graduates will earn an Associate of Applied Science degree in Histotechnology.
This IU School of Medicine program is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) and is a cooperative effort between the IU School of Medicine and qualifying histology laboratories around the United States. Program requirements meet CLIA regulations requiring 24 credit hours of medical laboratory science education. This is also a Florida Board of Health-approved training program.