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Join the medical field with a Histology Degree

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Flexible scheduling

Day and evening classes are available in on-campus and hybrid formats.

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In-demand laboratory careers

The US DOL predicts employment for Medical and Clinical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians to increase by 13% from 2016-2026.

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Rewarding histology careers

Histotechnicians work alongside other professionals in the medical and biological fields and help them reach an accurate diagnoses.

Working behind the scenes in the medical field as a histotechnician, you will have a rewarding career preparing biological tissues for diagnosis — an essential process in biology and medicine.

What is histology?

Histology is the study of microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals. In our Histology program, you will learn to detect tissue abnormalities and conduct appropriate testing procedures. Using light and electron microscopes, you will also examine thin sections of tissue and learn to differentially identify microscopic structures through histological stains.

"Goodwin’s flexible class scheduling allows me to balance my personal life and school."

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Financing your histology education

Getting a great education means making an investment in your future; and our financial aid team is ready to work with you to make sure you find the grants, scholarships, and other aid you need to cover your college tuition.

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Histology program curriculum

The histology program curriculum will prepare you to sit for the Histotechnician (HT) Board of Registry exam administered by the American Society for Clinical Pathologists. If you possess a baccalaureate degree, you may be eligible to sit for the Histotechnologist (HTL) national examination.

Coursework includes:

HSC 105 Medical Terminology
HLT 113 Concepts of Staining and Fixation
HLT 290 Histology Clinical Experience
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Histology career opportunities

This program will train you for an exciting job preparing biological tissues for diagnoses, an essential process in biology and medicine.

Histology graduates can find careers in:

  • Botany and forensic medicine
  • Hospitals
  • Immunopathology
  • Industrial and university research
  • Marine biology
  • Pharmaceutical testing
  • Veterinary medicine
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Classes Start January 13.