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UNMC's Cytotechnology Program

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

What is Cytotechnology?

Cytotechnology Education Fact Sheet

Cytotechnologists perform microscopic examinations of specially stained slides of human cells from sites throughout the body for the early diagnosis and treatment of disease. 

Admission Requirements & Information:

The Cytotechnology Program is a 12-month program that leads to a Post –Baccalaureate Certificate with 32 semester credit hours of graduate level course work. To meet admissions requirements, you will need to provide documentation of successful completion of the following by August of the year in which you intend to enter:

  •          Bachelor’s Degree
  •          Twenty (20) semester hours of biological science course work which may include but is not limited to general biology, cell biology, microbiology, physiology, anatomy, zoology, histology, embryology, genetics and immunology.
  •          Eight (8) semester hours of chemistry course work including laboratory sessions which may include but is not limited to general chemistry, qualitative analysis, quantitative analysis, biochemistry, and organic chemistry.
  •          Three (3) semester hours of mathematics.

Applicants must also present a minimum cumulative undergraduate GPA of 2.50 (on a 4.00 scale) with preference to students possessing a GPA of higher than 2.80 on 4.00 scale.

There is still time for students to apply for the fall of 2017 semester. The application deadline isMarch 15to study at the Omaha location andMay 1to study at one of the satellite locations.

For more information on:

Admissions - http://www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth/education/cyto/admission/index.html

Tuition & Fees http://www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth/education/cyto/admission/tuition.html

How to Apply - http://www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth/education/cyto/admission/apply.html

Our Program - http://www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth/education/cyto/about/index.html

We look forward to working with any interested students.

Academic and Student Affairs

College of Allied Health Professions

University of Nebraska Medical Center

984035 Nebraska Medical Center  |  Omaha, NE 68198-4035


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