Biology/Cytotechnology, B.S./M.S.

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Ƶ, in partnership with Buffalo's , offers this progressive 4+1 B.S./M.S. degree program.

Learn how to detect cancer and other diseases through the microscopic interpretation of cells.

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The Ƶ College and Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center Cytotechnology Program is accredited by the upon the recommendation of the Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee (CPRC).

Program Benefits

  • Unique curriculum allows students to graduate with a bachelor's degree in biology linked to a master’s degree in cytotechnology in just five years. 
  • Students complete their biology degree at Ƶ and then participate in specialized coursework at Roswell in cytotechnology for 12 months.
  • At the end of this five-year program, students are eligible to take the national certification exam given by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology. 
  • Students work closely alongside Ƶ faculty to design and complete original research focusing on molecular biology, immunology, and histology in preparation for coursework at Roswell. 
  • Students gain knowledge of contemporary procedures and technologies, including human papillomavirus testing, fluorescence-in-situ hybridization, immunohistochemistry and cell search assays. 
  • Students are encouraged to volunteer for community activities that enhance professional visibility while also providing needed services.
Roswell Park Comprehensive Cancer Center

specializes in cancer care and research and is one of the first National Cancer Institutes designated a “Comprehensive Cancer Center” since 1974. The center helps diagnose and treat those with cancer, while also helping patients live healthy lives after treatment.

11% job growth

Employment of clinical laboratory technologists and technicians is projected to grow. Due to an increase in the aging population, a greater need to diagnose medical conditions is expected. - US Bureau of Labor Statistics

Career Outlook

Cytotechnologists work in medical centers, hospital or private laboratories, universities and other medical settings. Graduates can also work in supervisory, research and teaching positions.

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