Explore Programs in Cytopathology Offered at Rutgers
The Masters in Cytopathology Program is undergoing a restructuring process and will not admit students for fall 2020. Please email the Program Director Lois Rockson at email@example.com for updates and information regarding our entry-level and post professional programs.
Do you pride yourself on your attention to detail, decision-making ability, and excellent communication skills? Are you interested in applying the principles of evidence-based practice, engaging in research and scholarship, and upholding the highest levels of ethical and professional values? If you answered yes, then a career in cytopathology may be for you.
Advanced practice cytotechnologists are integral to providing anatomic pathology services. Our program teaches students to microscopically examine cells for malignancies, precancerous cells, and infectious diseases.
Graduates in cytotechnology work closely with pathologists, other laboratory professionals, and clinicians in hospital and reference laboratories, cancer centers, biopharma corporations, and research and academic institutions to provide precision treatment and personalized patient care.
We offer two options:
- Full-time Entry-level program, 61 credits
- Full or Part-time post-professional for CT(ASCP) certified cytotechnologist, 30 credits