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Degree awarded: Bachelor of Arts
Total credit hours: 32
Internship/Practicum opportunities: ASCP-approved programs. Visit the Career Development Center for internship information.
As a cytotechnologist, you’ll identify and interpret cells looking for cancer and other diseases. A student who graduates from Thiel College with a major in cytotechnology will understand basic biological and chemical principles that are necessary to understand clinical cytological applications.
Our liberal arts curriculum means that you’ll learn to think both critically and creatively!
Visit our Academic Catalog (2019-2020) for course listings.
Thiel College offers scholarships to students for reasons such as academic success, community service or involvement, exemplary leadership and more! The scholarships available to cytotechnology majors are:
Visit our Financial Aid page to learn more about the types of aid available to students.
It's easy to get involved on campus! Joining a student club or organization is an excellent way to meet others and gain leadership experience. A cytotechnology major might be interested in the following clubs and orgs:
Visit our Campus Life page to see a full list of student clubs and organizations.
Whether you work alone or in close collaboration with a pathologist, you’ll play a crucial part in the discovery and detection of cancer cells and other abnormalities as a cytotechnologist. Your B.A. degree from Thiel College prepares you to apply for clinical training in an ASCP-approved hospital.
The median U.S. cytotechnologist annual salary range is between $58,926 and $84,056* and they can be found working in many areas including:
*Job and salary information from www.asct.com/content/profession-cytotechnology