Clinical Laboratory Science
Cytotechnologist

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Salary: $41,454 - $54,600
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Hourly: $25.19 - $30.51
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Outlook: 3 Stars
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Length of Training: 4 years
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Length of Training/Requirements
Entry-level positions usually require a Bachelor's degree plus one year of special instruction in cytotechnology from a school that is accredited by the Committee on Allied Health Education and Accreditation. Those who wish to take the registry examination given by the American Society of Clinical Pathologists must first complete the requirements of an accredited program.

Licensure/Certification

Certification is required and may be obtained from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) or by a certifying agency approved by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS).


Educational Programs
University or College City Degree*
The University of Texas M.D. Anderson Cancer Center Houston B
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University of North Texas Denton B
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*D- Doctorate  M-Masters  B-Bachelor  A-Associates  C-Certificate