Histologic Technology (A.S.)

Associate in Science (A.S.)
Program Code: 2262
Financial Aid Eligible : Yes
Online Program : No
76 Credits
This is a Limited Access program.

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

Additional Costs/Fees
Drug screen, background checks, uniforms, physical and textbooks
Contact Email : hcic@fscj.edu
Contact Phone : (904) 713-4545

Program Learning Outcomes

 

2018-2019

2019-2020

 2020-2021

3-year Average

ASCP Pass Rate*

94%

72%

 80%

82%

*from 2022 NAACLS Annual Report

 

 

2019-2020

2020-2021

2021-2022

3-year Average

Graduation Rate*

81%

90%

92%

89%

Attrition Rate*

19%

9%

8%

11%

Placement Rate*

100%

100%

100%

100%

*from 2022 NAACLS Annual Report

 
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.

 

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.

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.