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Histotechnology - Clinical Biology, B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
North Miami, FL, United States
The BS in Clinical Biology with a specialization in Histotechnology provides intense training in histotechnology through a combination of lectures, hands-on laboratory experience and clinical internships. Barry University’s histotechnology program is one of only eight programs of its kind in the United States accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

Overview

The mission of the Clinical Laboratory Science program with Specializations in Histotech-nology is to provide our graduates with skills that will al-low them to apply scientific knowledge and collaborate with others using verbal, written and technological skills inherent to health care. We provide them the tools to engage in professional practices that adhere to the concepts of integrity, ethics, life-long learning and patient advocacy. This mission aligns with the goals of the College of Nursing and Health Sciences at Barry University.

Students graduating from the BS in Clinical Biology/Histotechnology specialization are eligible to sit for the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) certification examination.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Embedding stations
  • Cryostat
  • Microtomes, manual and automatic
  • Staining station
  • Microwave processor
  • Microscopes for each student
  • Microscopes equipped with digital cameras
  • Fluorescent microscope with camera and computer connection
  • Digital printer for image documentation
  • Equipment to perform immunohistochemistry and in situ procedures

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6

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  • Minimum required score:

    71

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  • Minimum required score:

    500

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General Requirements

  • Complete an online undergraduate application by creating a myBarry account. Applying online is highly encouraged because it expedites the admission process.
  • There is no application fee when you apply online.
  • Submit official transcripts from all secondary and post-secondary institutions. Incomplete transcripts must be updated with final official transcripts as soon as all coursework is completed.
  • If applicable, submit final end of schooling testing results, such as the Caribbean Examination Council (CXC).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • National

    29700 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 29700 USD per year and a duration of 48 months.
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Living costs for North Miami

  • 900 - 1400 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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