Admission to the Program

Cytotechnology Admissions Requirements

Enrollment in each program is limited and competitive. The admissions committee of each program, composed of program faculty and administration, evaluates the qualifications of each applicant and makes the final selections for admission.

Admission to the Cytotechnology Program requires the applicant to successfully complete the following prior to matriculation:

University / College Required Prerequisites
Admission to the Cytotechnology Program requires the applicant to possess a bachelor's degree and be well rounded in the biological sciences, chemistry and mathematics.

Biological Sciences:
Twenty (20) semester hours are required which may include laboratory sessions. Such courses should emphasize body structure, development, tissue organization and function. These courses may include but are not limited to general biology, bacteriology, parasitology, cell biology, physiology, anatomy, zoology, histology, embryology, genetics and immunology.

Eight (8) semester hours including laboratory session are required.

Three (3) semester hours are required.

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Application Deadline

Potential satellite site students should visit the satellite sites webpage for information and to apply.


Admission Demographics
Number of students accepted into the Cytotechnology Program per year - 6
Average number of applications submitted per year - 15-20
Preference given to applicants possessing a GPA higher than 2.8 (based on 4.0 scale) and computer and/or previous health care experience.