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Overview for Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist

A program that prepares individuals to work with pathologists to detect changes in body cells that may indicate, and permit diagnosis of, the early development of cancers and other diseases. Includes instruction in biochemistry, microbiology, applied mathematics, microscopy, slide preparation, identification of cellular structures and abnormalities, and laboratory procedures and safety.

Careers for Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist Majors

A major in Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist is highly relevant for the following careers. National averages for wages in each career is provided.

Colleges Offering a Major in Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist

Top 17 U.S. Colleges with the highest percentage of Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist among the 2008-2009 graduating class.

AddInfoCollege Name Degrees Awarded/
Percentage
SelectivityTuition
 Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
Albany, NY
 1
(20.0%)
Moderately Selective$23,860 
 The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center
Houston, TX
 6
(8.8%)
 - 
 SUNY Health Science Center at Syracuse
Syracuse, NY
 8
(8.3%)
 - 
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 University of Mississippi Medical Center
Jackson, MS
 9
(4.5%)
 - 
 University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Little Rock, AR
 8
(2.6%)
 - 
Thomas Jefferson University
Philadelphia, PA
 3
(0.9%)
 - 
Edgewood College
Madison, WI
 2
(0.5%)
Less Selective$21,042 
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George Washington University
Washington, DC
 12
(0.5%)
Highly Selective$41,610 
University of Alabama at Birmingham
Birmingham, AL
 7
(0.4%)
Less Selective$11,432 
Northern Michigan University
Marquette, MI
 4
(0.3%)
Less Selective$11,828 
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Degrees awarded represents the number of bachelor's degrees awarded among the 2008-2009 graduating class.