UTHSC Histotechnology Training Program is a one year certificate program accredited by NAACLS. The program is designed to prepare technicians for careers in histology. The subjects offered include basic chemistry, gross anatomy, microanatomy, fixation, embedding techniques, microtomy, special stains, muscle histochemistry, immunofluorescence, electron microscopy, and cytology techniques. Students will attend classes/clinical rotations Tuesday thru Friday 8:00am-4:30pm. Fifty percent of their time will be in the academic classroom and the other time will be in the clinical rotation setting for clinical training throughout the year. Total cost of the program is approximately $1,000 which includes textbooks, I.D. badges, HT Registry application, and parking permit. Applications can be submitted until May 1st for the upcoming year. Applicants are interviewed and scored on the interview, grades, laboratory experience, and letters of recommendation. Applicants with the highest scores will be considered for the program which starts mid-August. Students will graduate in June of the following year and are eligible to sit for the HT Registry upon graduation. If interested, more details are available in the following informative letter and essential functions document.
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