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Pathology & Laboratory Medicine | Pathologists' Assistant Program | Frequently Asked Questions

How long is the program?

The program is two years, beginning in January of each year and ending in December.

How many students are accepted?

There is a maximum of 8 students per class

How do I obtain surgical pathology exposure?

Shadowing hours with a Pathologists’ Assistant are encouraged. Any paid employment, shadowing, or an internship in the anatomic pathology lab would be helpful.

Is there a minimum number of shadowing/experience hours needed?

No, applications will be considered on an individual basis. Hours and experience may vary.

Do you give preference to Louisiana residents?

No, Tulane is a private university. We make no distinction by state of residency in the admissions process and the tuition rates are the same regardless of state of residency.