Histotechnology at Barry University

The Histotechnology specialization provides intense training in histotechnology through a combination of lectures, hands-on laboratory experience and clinical internships.

The mission of the Clinical Laboratory Science program with Specializations in Histotech-nology is to provide our graduates with skills that will al-low them to apply scientific knowledge and collaborate with others using verbal, written and technological skills inherent to health care. We provide them the tools to engage in professional practices that adhere to the concepts of integrity, ethics, life-long learning and patient advocacy. This mission aligns with the goals of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Barry University.

Preparing You for ASCP Certification

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

Internships

The program includes a five-month internship at clinical affiliate sites throughout Florida. The internship provides practical hands-on experience that prepares the student for a career as a histotechnologist.

Accreditation

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 allows 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.

Board Pass Rate

YearPass Rate
2014:40%
2015:100%
2016:89%

Retention Rate:

YearPass Rate
2015:100%
2016:100%
2017:100%

Placement Rate (Found employment in the field/continued education) within one year of graduation:

YearPass Rate
2014:89%
2015:100%
2016:(Will be provided in the beginning of 2018)

The granting of the degree or certificate is not contingent upon the student passing any type of external certification or licensure examination.