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Histotechnician Credential

Credit Recommendation

  • Anatomy & Physiology (4 credits, lower division level)
  • Chemistry & Lab. Mathematics (1 credit, lower division level)
  • Hematopathology (1.5 credits, lower division level)
  • Histologic Techniques I (5 credits, lower division level)
  • Histologic Techniques II (1.5 credits, lower division level)
  • Independent Project (1 credit, lower division level)
  • Medical Ethics (1 credit, lower division level)
  • Medical Terminology (1 credit, lower division level)
  • Microscopy (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Routine Staining (4 credits, lower division level)
  • Special Staining (4 credits, lower division level)
  • Special Techniques (3 credits, lower division level)
  • Tissue Processing (3 credits, lower division level)

Effective Dates 

January 2010 through June 2015

Credit Recommendation

  • Biology (6 credits, lower division level)
  • Clinical Chemistry (6 credits, lower divison level)
  • Histopathology (6 credits, lower division level)
  • Microbiology (3 credits lower divsion level)

Effective Dates 

1984 through 1994

Issuing Agency

American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification

How to Apply for the Credit