Histotechnologist Program Description
The School of Histotechnologist was established in 1977 and has graduated more than 100 students. The School of Histotechnologist is part of the Department of Anatomic Pathology, which is comprised of several laboratory sections: Histology, Molecular Pathology, Mortuary, Immunology, Electron Microscopy, Cytogenetics, Surgical Pathology and Cytology. The staff consists of board-certified pathologists, Ph.D.s, cytotechnologists, cytogenetic technologists, histologic technicians, histotechnologists, pathology assistants and laboratory assistants.
The School of Histotechnologist is one of two such schools in the nation. Consequently, students from across the country apply for this school. The school offers the student an opportunity to combine a science degree with practical experience in histology, electron microscopy, enzyme histochemistry, immunohistopathology and molecular pathology. Students frequently participate in unique and advanced learning situations including problem solving, case studies and special projects. The School of Histotechnologist accepts four students into its program each year. Students will begin training in September and finish in August of the following year. Students will spend 40 hours a week in lectures and hands-on practice in the Anatomic Pathology department.
The Beaumont programs are not offered long-distance. You must attend the program full-time on the campus in Royal Oak.
The School of Histotechnologist is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), Chicago, Illinois. For more information on accredited histotechnology programs, contact:
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
5600 N. River Rd. Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119