[Histonet] certification

Jennifer MacDonald JMacDonald <@t> mtsac.edu
Mon Mar 21 13:59:03 CST 2005

She can enroll in a NAACLS accredited program.  There are some programs 
that are certificate, others are degree programs.  The certificate 
programs usually have minimum qualifications.  See 
Her other option is to obtain an Associate Degree.  See below for ASCP 

To be eligible for this examination category, an applicant must satisfy 
the requirements of at least one of the following routes: 
Route 1: Successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician 
Route 2: Associate degree or at least 60 semester hours (90 quarter hours) 
of academic credit from a regionally accredited college/university with a 
combination of 12 semester hours (18 quarter hours) of biology and 
chemistry, AND one year full time acceptable experience in histopathology 
within the last ten years under the supervision of a pathologist (
certified by the American Board of Pathology in Anatomic Pathology, or 
eligible), or an appropriately certified medical scientist. 

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