Histotechnician (A.A.S.)

Student Learning Outcomes

The basic goals of this program are to provide the theoretical as well as the technical aspects of Histotechnology resulting in entry level competence in the following areas:


  • Instrumentation
  • Accessioning
  • Fixation
  • Processing
  • Embedding
  • Microtomy
  • Routine and special nuclear and cytoplasmic stains
  • Laboratory health and safety
  • Laboratory mathematics
  • Frozen sectioning (cryotomy)
  • Decalcification of bone
  • Tissue identification and microscopy