Acquire the skills needed to make critical decisions in a patient's diagnosis.
Learn the skills and knowledge in a vital medical field with on-site professional training for specimen preparation or medical diagnosis. This online certificate program allows you to advance your career in as little as two semesters.
- Program type:
- Certificates/Programs - Undergraduate
- On Campus
- Est. time to complete:
- 1 year
- Credit hours:
Why earn a certificate in histotechnology online?
Histotechnology at UND
Take flexible on-demand online courses delivered by highly-regarded UND faculty.
Get a special flat rate tuition that is the same regardless of your state of residency.
Work in the histotechnology field while gaining earning your certificate.
Earn your histotechnician certificate in as little as 9 months.
UND's online histotechnology certificate is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) at 5600 N River Rd Suite 720, Rosemount, IL 60018.
A histotechnologist, also called a histologic technologist or a tissue technologist, is a specialized medical lab technician who studies tissues samples.
Histotechnology professionals work in hospitals, for-profit laboratories, clinics, public health facilities, and industry. Additional opportunities may be available in research, education, veterinary pathology, marine biology and forensic pathology.
You will need an associate’s degree in histotechnology or a related field in order to enter this profession or to work toward certification. Certification is voluntary, but will make you more competitive in the job market, and indicate that your skills and knowledge meet the national standards promoted by the National Society for Histotechnology.