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Admission Requirements

To be admitted to the Bachelor of Applied Science in Health Science with a concentration in Histotechnology program (BAS-HS-HTL) applicants must:

  • Be admitted to Miami Dade College
  • Submit a departmental application by the published deadline
  • Possess an Associate in Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences from a regionally accredited program. The program must be accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS) and include clinical rotations.
  • Possess an AS Degree in Histologic Technology from a regional accredited institution with a NAACLS-accredited program that includes clinical rotations.
  • Possess a certification as a ASCP Histotechnician. (HT)
  • Possess Florida licensure as a Histotechnician/ Histotechnologist.
  • Have a minimum overall GPA of 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
Pre-requisite Courses / License / Certification
Course Number Course Title Required Credits

BSC 2085

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

3 credits

BSC 2085L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab I

1 credit

BSC 2086

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

3 credits

BSC 2086L

Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab II

1 credit

CHM 1033

Chemistry for Health Sciences

3 credits

CHM 1033L

Chemistry for Health Sciences Lab

1 credit

MCB 2010


3 credits

MCB 2010L

Microbiology Lab

2 credits

AS Degree


HT Degree that
includes clinical rotations
Florida Histotechnician License and/or Histotechnogy Licensure License

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)