Admission to the Program

Cytology Admissions Requirements

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

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

Required Degree
Applicants must have a baccalaureate degree in any field, from a regionally accredited institution prior to Orientation in August. Degrees with a science background are suggested but not required.

An overall GPA of higher than 2.8 (on 4.0 scale) at time of application submission.
Computer and/or previous health care experience.

Get complete application details on How to Apply.

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

INFORMATION FOR INTERNATIONAL APPLICANTS: The master’s program is in the process of getting approval for admitting international students who require F-1 Visa sponsorship with a form I-20. So, please check with the program faculty before submitting an application.

Master's Curriculum

Admission Demographics
Number of students accepted into the Cytology Program for the '20-21 academic year - 17*
* 5 campus students, 12 distance students
Average number of applications submitted per year - 20-30