Histology

 
Histology

Histology is the study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals and is an important tool in medicine. Careers in Histology include Histology Technicians and Histologists.
 

Histology Tech

Educational Requirements: Associate degree or equivalent hours in a related biological/chemical science from an accredited university.
 
License Requirements: None
Typical Duties: Prepares and stains routine surgical pathology specimens under general supervision.
 
 
 

Histologist

Educational Requirements: Associate degree or equivalent in a related biological/chemical science from an accredited college or university.
 
License Requirements: Must have passed national certification exam as a laboratory scientist that is accredited by an approved agency.

Typical Duties: Prepares and stains surgical pathology specimens for microscopic examination by a Pathologist.
 


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