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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine | Pathologists' Assistant Program | Curriculum

 

Year 1

  • Spring Semester (January – May)
    • Gross Anatomy (4 credits)
    • Histology (4 Credits)
    • Surgical Pathology Techniques I (4 credits)
    • Embryology (4 credits)
    • Physiology (4 credits)
       
  • Summer (May – August)
    • Autopsy Pathology (3 credits)
    • Autopsy Pathology Practicum (1 credit)
    • Advanced Surgical Pathology Techniques I (4 credits)
    • Surgical Pathology Techniques I Lab (2 credits)
    • Surgical Pathology Practicum (1 credit)
    • Mechanisms of Disease I (5 credits)
       
  • Fall Semester (August – December)
    • Mechanisms of Disease II (5 credits)
    • Advanced Surgical Pathology Techniques II (4 credits)
    • Advanced Surgical Pathology Techniques II Lab (2 credits)
    • Pathologists' Assistant Seminar (1 Credit)
Year 2

  • Clinical Rotations including:
    • Surgical pathology
    • Autopsy pathology
      • Medical
      • Forensic
    • Clinical pathology
      • Hematology
    • Cytopathology
    • Pediatric pathology
    • Cancer research
    • Teaching practicum (optional)