Histologic Technology

Associate in Science

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Histology, medical terminology, histotechniques, anatomy and physiology


About Histologic Technology (A.S.)

The Associate in Science (A.S.) in Histologic Technology degree is designed to train and educate competent, ethical, confident, entry-level clinical laboratory professionals in partnership with affiliated health care institutions through classroom and online learning. The program focuses on comprehension and mastery with clinical skill development to prepare graduates to become histotechnologists and histologic technicians who play an integral role in preparing tissue specimens for the microscopic diagnosis of disease. 

Selected histologic technology courses are formatted for online courses, while others provide hands-on, in-person instruction. Students will be expected to perform in a professional manner during the campus and practicum phases and must have excellent coordination skills.

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Industry Associations

Accreditation

Florida State College at Jacksonville’s Histologic Technology A.S. program has received continuing accreditation status from The Board of Directors of the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).  Following a comprehensive review of the program’s compliance with established standards of excellence, NAACLS Board of Directors awarded the program continuing accreditation status until 2029.

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Program Requirements

Outcomes and Career Outlook

HT Program Outcomes

 

2016-2017

2017-2018

2018-2019

3-year Average

ASCP Pass Rate*

75%

88%

80%

84%

Graduation Rate*

94%

90%

67%**

82%

Attrition Rate*

13%

14%

9%

12%

Placement Rate*

88%

100%

100%

96%

*from 2019 NAACLS Annual Report
**Associated with COVID-19

 
If you are considering employment in a state other than Florida, click here to ensure the program curriculum meets the requirements to sit for licensure or certification testing in that state.



This academic program prepares you for the following careers.

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Program Information

Limited access 

Program Code:  2262

Next Start Term

Fall

Deadlines

May 15

Financial Information

Tuition and Fees: Approximately $7,971*
 Financial aid is available, if qualified.
Tuition and Fees
Tuition Payment Plans
Scholarships

Additional Costs

Drug screen, background checks, uniforms, physical and textbooks

Contact Information

Phone: (904) 713-4545

*Tuition reflects Florida resident rates and are subject to change. Certain classes that require labs may have additional fees for lab supplies. Additional fees are published in the class schedule