Histotechnology at Barry University

    The BS in Clinical Biology with a specialization in Histotechnology provides intense training in histotechnology through a combination of lectures, hands-on laboratory experience and clinical internships. Barry University’s histotechnology program is one of only five programs of its kind in the United States accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

    Preparing You for ASCP Certification

    Students graduating from the BS in Clinical Biology/Histotechnology specialization are eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification examination.*

    The program is designed with the working professional in mind. Classes are held in the evenings and on weekends so students can continue to work while enrolled in the program.

    The program can be completed in as little as two years, including the internship.

    Internships

    The program includes a five-month internship at clinical affiliate sites throughout South Florida. Internships are scheduled during the daytime hours in accordance with the schedule of the assigned clinical site. The internship provides practical hands-on experience that prepares the student for a career as a histotechnologist.

    Accreditation

    Barry’s histotechnology program (Specialization within BS Clinical Biology) is one of only five NAACLS-accredited histotechnologist training programs in the United States.

    National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
    5600 N River Rd, Suite 720
    Rosemont, IL 60018
    Telephone: 773-714-8880; Fax: 773-714-8886
    Email: info@naacls.org
    www.naacls.org

    Note: Completion of a NAACLS-accredited program is required for certification by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Please note that certification agencies may change the qualifying requirements; it is your obligation to meet those requirements.

    GPA TABLE: The Mean GPA score for each graduating class continues to improve over time.

    YearTotal Number of GraduatesMean GPA Score
    for graduating class
    201053.25
    2011183.43
    2012143.56
    201393.45
    Total/CUM Mean463.42


    List of clinical affilaites facilities

    C. INSTITUTIONCITY/STATEACCREDITED BY
    Baptist Hospital of MiamiMiami, FloridaJCAHO, CAP, CLIA
    South Miami HospitalMiami, FloridaJCAHO, CAP, CLIA
    Cleveland Clinic FloridaWeston, FloridaJCAHO, CAP, CLIA
    Bethesda Memorial HospitalBoynton Beach, FloridaJCAHO, CAP, CLIA
    Mt. Sinai Medical Center of FloridaMiami Beach, FloridaJCAHO, CAP, CLIA
    Integrated Regional LabsFt. Lauderdale , FloridaCAP, CLIA, AHCA
    Memorial Hospital DistrictHollywood, FloridaJCAHO, CAP, CLIA
    Boca Raton Regional HospitalBoca Raton, FloridaJCAHO, CAP, CLIA


    Board pass rates: Greater than 79% of Barry University Histotechnology Specialization graduates pass the ASCP Board certification examination.

    Graduation rates/ Attrition rates

    YearMatriculatesGraduatesAttrition Rate
    20101654 (25%)
    201116183 (19%)
    201212141 (8%)
    20131491 (7%)
    Cumulative Total58469 (15.5%)

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