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The Cytotechnology program is a competitive 12 month post baccalaureate certificate program which admits 6 students and 2 alternates each year. Students are ranked according to their Cytotechnology application scores.

Admission Requirements:

In order to be admitted into the Cytotechnology program at CPCC, students must meet the following requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree that includes:

o    20 semester hours in Biology
o     8 semester hours in Chemistry
o     3 semester hours in Mathematics

o     Letter of intent

o     Copies of all official college transcripts that were submitted to student records

o     Copy of official TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) V exam scores if coursework has not been    completed in the last 5 years, OR submit proof of applicable work experience in lieu of the exam

o     Two letters of reference from two science professors or current supervisors

o     Signed copy of the essential functions requirements form

o     If F1 Visa student:

*     Submit copy of TOEFL scores (minimum score of 550 paper test or 79 online test is required)

*     Submit copy of TSE scores (minimum score of 50 is required)