Associate of Applied Science in Histologic Technician

Albany State University
Degree Level Associate
Total Credit Hours 61
Per Credit Hour Cost $95.00

Program Description

Do you find the television program CSI: Crime Stories interesting? Are you committed to participating in the development of new therapies for patients in need? Has a diagnosis of cancer ever affected you or someone you know? Then the field of a Histologic Technician may be the right choice for you.

Becoming a Histologic Technician (HT) allows an individual to participate in patients’ lives without patient interaction. As a certified laboratory professional an HT prepares human and veterinary tissue samples for microscopic diagnosis by a doctor. This career will not only change your life but the lives of many others.

Admissions Information

Option I:

  1. Admission to Albany State University
  2. Prior college degree.
  3. Coursework in Biology would preferably be Anatomy & Physiology. Acceptance of coursework will be at the discretion of the Program Director.
  4. Program application required.1

Option II:

This option is an alternative way to gain admission into the program.

  1. Admission to Albany State University
  2. Completion of all learning support courses.
  3. Completion of college Algebra, Chemistry, and Biology with a “C” or higher.
  4. Completion of at least 35 hours of the general education requirements prior to
  5. admission.
  6. Applicants must have a minimum overall college GPA of 2.5.
  7. Program application required.1

Applications are available through the Program Director or in the Health Sciences office at Albany State University ASU West Campus. Applications are also available from the program homepage at: