The AAS degree program in Histotechnology is designed to provide quality instruction to develop highly skilled and ethical histologic technology providers. Students will obtain the necessary academic and technical skills in all areas of the histology laboratory. Technical skills will include training to process body tissues for microscopic examination, frozen section assistance, embedding techniques, microtomy, and special staining techniques.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon completion from the Histotechnology Technician Program, graduates will:
Demonstrate the knowledge and skills to perform current laboratory procedures as entry-level histotechnicians.
Follow approved safety procedures and standards of practice when working in the histology laboratory.
Recognize unexpected results and instrument malfunctions and take appropriate actions.
Exhibit professional and ethical behaviors consistent with those of a healthcare professional.