CCRI accepts approximately 15 students into the Histotechnician Program each May.
If students have prior college education or clinical experience, they can gain advanced placement into the program.
The Drexel MHP Program is a 1 year (12 month) NAACLS accredited program composed of 9 months of classroom and laboratory studies and a 3 month practicum in a hospital based Histology Laboratory culminating in a Master’s of Science degree and HT/HTL exam eligibility.
During the 7 am - pm program, Monday through Friday, students learn the theory and technical skills for the Histology laboratory, Muscle enzyme histochemistry, Immunohistochemistry, Electron microscopy, and Molecular pathology.Plan to apply 3 months prior to the semester chosen to start. Program duration dependent on credit evaluation of previous college experience.Award: BS in Clinical Biology with a Specialization in Histotechnology. Award: Post-Baccalaureate certificate in Histotechnology. After successful completion of program students are eligible to sit for the HTL exam.Students who pass the HT (ASCP) exam will be eligible for Florida licensure in histotechnology through the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel, Department of Health.
Students are evaluated for acceptance into the program based on academic criteria (completion of prerequisite courses) and interview.Tuition: either pay affiliated University for 24-28 credits, or if already have BA/BS degree then pay program 00.