ACCREDITED PROGRAMS IN CYTOTECHNOLOGY

 Following is a list of all Programs in Cytotechnology in the United States and Puerto Rico that are accredited or approved by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) on recommendation of the Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee (CPRC) of the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC), American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), American Society for Cytotechnology (ASCT), and the College of American Pathologists (CAP).

Current as of June 18, 2014

 Legend:
MDir = Medical Director
ADir = Associate/Assistant Director
PDir = Program Director
ECoor = Education Coordinator
mcb = month classes begin
pl = program length in months
ce = current enrollment per class for academic year 2013-2014
CP = Certificate Program (non‑degree)
DP = Degree Program
CP/DP = Offers both Certificate & Degree Program
Tuition = for academic year 2013-2014

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 ARKANSAS

1

Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Program in Cytotechnology
College of Health Related Professions, 4301 West Markham ‑ # 517
Little Rock, AR 72205‑9985
Tel: (501) 686‑8448, Fax: (501) 686-8519
Email: simpsondonald@nulluams.edu
Web site:  www.uams.edu/chrp/cytotechnology
MDir: Nicole Massoll, MD
PDir: Donald D. Simpson, PhD, MPH CT(ASCP)CM
ECoor:  Catherine Smith, BS, CT(ASCP)CM
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 8, ce: 4
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $13,739 resident & $26,369 non‑resident

CALIFORNIA

2
Loma Linda University, Cytotechnology Program
School of Allied Health Professions, Dept. of Clinical Laboratory Science, Anderson/Barton Road, NH A918
Loma Linda, CA  92350
Tel:  (909) 558-4000, ext. 45386, Fax:  (909) 558-0458
Email: MTavares@nullllu.edu
Web site:  www.llu.edu/llu/sahp
MDir: Darryl G. Heustis, MD
Co-MDir: Pamela J. Wat, MD
PDir: Margaret A. Tavares, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Margaret Tavares
mcb: August (Cert.) pl: 12, August (Degree) pl: 18; sc: 6, ce: CP – 0, DP – 0
CP/DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: CP – $42,470 resident & non-resident; DP – $62,350 resident & non-resident

3

Greater Los Angeles Cytotechnology Training Consortium, UCLA Medical Center for Health Sciences, AL 209, Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, 10833 Le Conte Avenue
Los Angeles, CA  90095-1732
Tel:  (310) 825‑9102, Fax:  (310) 206-8108,
Email:  mlevin@nullmednet.ucla.edu
Web site:  www.pathology.ucla.edu
MDir: Sharon Hirschowitz, M.D.
Co-Medical Director:  Jianyu Rao, MD
PDir: Mary Levin, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Po Chu Fung, SCT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 6, ce: 2
CP/Post Bacc through affiliate
Retraining available
Tuition: $6,738 resident &$11,160 non-resident

Satellite Program of University of Nebraska Medical Center Cytotechnology Program (see Nebraska)
University of California Davis Medical Center
4400 V Street
Sacramento, CA 95817
Tel: (916) 734-7531
Email: stanley.seko@nullucdmc.ucdavis.edu, alaa.afify@nullucdmc.ucdavis.edu
MDir:  Alaa Afify, MD
ECoor: Stanley Seko, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 1, ce: 1
CP
Tuition: NA

 ILLINOIS

Satellite Program of
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Cytotechnology Program (see Nebraska)
Carle Clinic, 602 West University Avenue
Urbana, IL 61801-2594
Tel: (217) 383-3554, Fax: (217) 383-4978
Email: , freund@nullillinois.edu
MDir: Gregory Freund, MD
ECoor: Jessica Van Dyke, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 4, ce: 3
CP
Tuition: $12,500 resident & non-resident

INDIANA

4
Indiana University School of Medicine, Cytotechnology Program
Indiana University Health Pathology Laboratory, 350 West 11th Street, Room 6002J
Indianapolis, IN  46202
Tel:  (317) 491-6221, Fax:  (317) 968-1164
Email:  wcrabtre@nulliupui.edu
Web site:  www.medicine.iu.edu/body.cfm?id=1726
MDir: Harvey Cramer, MD
PDir: William Crabtree, PhD, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Barbara McGahey Frain, MS, SCT(ASCP)CM
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 8, ce: 7
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Retraining available
Tuition: $9,557 resident & $35,224 non‑resident

KANSAS

5
University of Kansas Medical Center, Cytotechnology Program       Inactive 8/1/14                                
Mail Stop 4048, G053 Olathe Pavilion, 3901 Rainbow Boulevard
Kansas City, KS  66160
Tel:  (913) 588‑1177, Fax:  (913) 588-1160
Email:  mmeans@nullkumc.edu
Web site:  http://alliedhealth.kumc.edu/programscytotech.htm
MDir: Fang Fan, M.D., PhD
PDir: Marilee Means, PhD, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Marilee Means
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 4, ce: 0
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $10,908 resident & $28,275 non-resident

MINNESOTA

6
Mayo School of Health Sciences, Cytotechnology Program, 200 First Street, S.W.
Rochester, MN  55905
Tel: (507) 284‑1142, Fax: (507) 266-1578
Email:  hansing.kara@nullmayol.edu
Web site:  www.mayo.edu/mshs
MDir: Michael R. Henry, MD
PDir: Kara Hansing, SCT(ASCP)CM
ECoor:  Ashley McDonald, M.Ed, CT(ASCP)CM
mcb: July, pl: 12, sc: 6, ce: 5
CP/DP :  BS (through affiliate Universities)
Tuition: $14,720 resident & non-resident

MISSISSIPPI

7
University of Mississippi Medical Center
School of Health Related Professions, Cytotechnology Program
2500 North State Street
Jackson, MS  39216
Tel: (601) 984‑6358, Fax: (601) 815-1717
Email:  zcason@nullumc.edu, hbenghuzzi@nullumc.edu
Web site:  http://shrp.umsmed.edu
MDir: Mithra Baliga, MD
PDir: Zelma Cason, PhD, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Kenneth M. Heard, MS, SCT(ASCP)
mcb: June, pl: 12, sc: 12, ce: 8
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Retraining available
Tuition: $3,141/semester resident & $4,992/semester non‑resident

MISSOURI

8
Saint Louis University, Cytotechnology Program
Doisy College of Health Sciences, 3437 Caroline Street
St. Louis, MO  63104-1111
Tel: (314) 977-8685, Fax: (314) 977-8503
Email:  listlw@nullslu.edu
Web site:  www.slu.edu
MDir:  Brian Collins, MD, Associate MDir:  Laura Adhikari, MD
PDir: Larry List, PA, CT(ASCP)
ECoor: Benjamin Murray, SCT(ASCP)HTLCM
mcb:  June, pl: 12, sc: 12, ce: 3
CP/DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $38,460 resident & non-resident

NEBRASKA

9
University of Nebraska Medical Center, Cytotechnology Program
987549 Nebraska Medical Center
Omaha, NE  68198‑7549
Tel: (402) 552-2043, Fax: (402) 552-2095
Email: addonnelly@nullunmc.edu
Web site: www.unmc.edu/alliedhealth/cytotech.htm
MDir: Stanley J. Radio, MD
PDir: Amber Donnelly, PhD, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Maheswari Mukherjee, PhD, MS, PT, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 10, ce: 8 (students at “satellite” locations – see California Illinois and Ohio
CP
Distance Learning available
Tuition: $9,120 resident & $25,336 non-resident

NEW JERSEY

10
Rutgers University, Cytotechnology Program
School of Health Related Professions, 1776 Raritan Road
Scotch Plains, NJ  07076-2997
Tel: (908) 889-2424 or -2425, Fax: (908) 889-2487
Email: vallejcb@nullshrp.rutgers.edu cyto-prog@nullshrp.rutgers.edu
Web site:  http://shrp.rutgers.edu/shrpweb/programs/cls/index.htm
MDir: Andrey Y. Gritsman, MD
PDir: Cecilia Vallejo, MD
ECoor: Lois Rockson, MA, SCT(ASCP)IAC
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 12, ce: 10
CP/DP: BS in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Retraining available
Tuition: $15,028 resident & $22,942 non‑resident

NEW YORK

11
Albany College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences, Cytotechnology Program
106 New Scotland Avenue
Albany, NY  12208
Tel: (518) 694-7390; (888) 203-8010, Fax: (518) 694-3437
Email: indra.balachandran@nullacphs.edu
Web site:  www.acphs.edu
MDir: Dalia Eldeiry, MD
PDir: Jenna M. Benson, MS, CT(ASCP)
ECoor: Jenna M. Benson
mcb: September, pl: 12, sc: 14, ce: 4 (1st year MS), 8 (2nd year MS)
DP: MS Cytotechnology/Molecular Cytology
Retraining and Distance Learning available
Tuition: $32,100 resident & non‑resident

12
Memorial Sloan‑Kettering Cancer Center, School of Cytotechnology        Inactive 8/12/13
1275 York Avenue, Room C-596
New York, NY  10065
Tel: (212) 639‑5900, Fax: (212) 639-6318
Email:  angelesm@nullmskcc.org,  feratovr@nullmskcc.org
Web site:  http://www.mskcc.org/education/school-cytotechnology
MDir: Marcia Edelweiss, MD
PDir: Maria A. Friedlander, MPA, CT(ASCP)CMIAC
ECoor: Rusmir Feratovic, MHA, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 4, ce: 0
CP Advanced
Retraining available
Tuition: NA

NORTH CAROLINA

13
Central Piedmont Community College, Cytotechnology Program
P.O. Box 35009
Charlotte, NC  28235-5009
Tel: (704) 330-6383, Fax: (704) 330-6401
Email: arlene.parrish@nullcpcc.edu
Web site:  www1.cpcc.edu/health_sciences/cytotechnology
Co-MDir: Carol Weida, MD
Co-MDir: James McDermott, III, MD
PDir: M. Arlene Parrish, MS, SCT(ASCP)IAC
ECoor: Kimberley Kaylor, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 6, ce: 6
CP
Tuition: $3,456 resident & $12,672 non-resident

NORTH DAKOTA

14
University of North Dakota, Cytotechnology Program                    Inactive 9/1/14
Stop 9037, 501 N. Columbia Road
Grand Forks, ND 58202‑9037
Tel: (701) 777‑4466, Fax: (701) 777-4746
Email: kathy.hoffman@nullmed.und.edu
Web site: http://pathology.med.und.nodak.edu/cytotech/index.cfm
MDir: Timothy L. Weiland, MD
PDir: Katherine Hoffman, MM, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Katherine Hoffman
mcb: August, pl:12, sc: 8, ce: 0
CP/DP: BS in Cytology
Tuition: $12,902 resident & non‑resident

OHIO

15
Cleveland Clinic, School of Cytotechnology
9500 Euclid Avenue, Mail code L25, Cleveland, OH 44195
Phone: (216) 444-6577
Fax: (216) 636-0466
Email: dolars@nullccf.org
Web site: www.clevelandclinic.org
MDir: Jennifer Brainard, MD
PDir: Sandra Dolar, SCT(ASCP)CM
ECoor:  Sandra Dolar
mcb: July. pl: 12, sc: 4, ce: 2
CP
Tuition:  NA

Satellite Program of
University of Nebraska Medical Center
Cytotechnology Program (see Nebraska)
The Ohio State University Medical Center, Department of Pathology
The Ohio State University
129 Hamilton Hall
1645 Neil Avenue
Columbus, OH 43210
Tel: (614) 366-6586
Email:  Dena.Stripe@nullosumc.edu
MDir:    Paul Wakely, MD
ECoor:  Dena Stripe, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 2, ce: 0
CP
Tuition:  NA

PENNSYLVANIA

67
Thomas Jefferson University, Cytotechnology Program
Jefferson School of Health Professions, Bioscience Technologies
Edison Building, Suite 2124, 130 South 9th Street
Philadelphia, PA 19107‑5233
Tel: (215) 503‑7844, Fax: (215) 503-2189
Email:  Shirley.greening@nulljefferson.edu
Web site:  http://www.jefferson.edu/jchp/ls/
MDir: Ronald D. Luff, MD, MPH
PDir: Shirley Greening, MS, JD, CFIAC
ECoor: Tatiana D. Zorina, MD, PhD, CT(ASCP)
mcb: September, sc: 24 ce: 6
pl & Tuition (same for res & non-res.):
BS, 3+1 & 2+2 options:  $36,315
MS, entry, professional & advanced: $37,007
Retraining available

17
The University Health Center of Pittsburgh, Anisa I. Kanbour School of Cytotechnology
Magee‑Womens Hospital of UPMCHS, 300 Halket Street
Pittsburgh, PA  15213
Tel: (412) 641‑4664, Fax:  (412) 641-5258
Email:  cytoschool@nullmagee.edu , jmodery@nullmail.magee.edu
Web site:  http://path.upmc.edu/cytotech/index.htm
MDir: R. Marshall Austin,, MD
PDir: Judith Modery, MA, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor:  Judith Modery
mcb: July, pl: 12, sc: 8, ce: 8
CP
Retraining available
Tuition: $8,100 resident & non-resident

RHODE ISLAND

18
University of Rhode Island, School of Cytotechnology
Feinstein Providence Campus, Room 330, 80 Washington Street
Providence, RI  02903
Tel: (401) 277-5199, 277-5210, Fax: (401) 277-5060
Email: bgk@nulletal.uri.edu
Web site: www.uri.edu/cels/cmb
MDir: Latha Pisharodi, MD
PDir:  Barbara G. Klitz, MS, CT(ASCP)
ECoor: Nadia Saadeh, MS, CT(ASCP)
mcb: September, pl: CP/11, DP/15 ;sc: 10, ce: 7
CP/DP: MS in MLS
Tuition: CP – $20,000 resident & non-resident
MS – $29,000 resident & non‑resident

TENNESSEE

19
The University of Tennessee Health Science Center, Cytotechnology Program
Department of Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 930 Madison Avenue, Suite 674
Memphis, TN  38163
Tel: (901) 448‑6304, Fax: (901) 448-7545
Email: bdubrayb@nulluthsc.edu
Web site:  www.uthsc.edu/allied/ct
MDir: Nadeem Zafar, M.D.
PDir: Barbara D. Benstein, PhD, SCT(ASCP)CM
ECoor: Keisha N. Brooks, MS, CT, MB(ASCP)
mcb: August     pl: 21
sc: 6/class        ce: 6 (1st year: 6, 2nd year: 6)
DP:  MCP – Master of Cytopathology Practice
Tuition: $12,580 resident & $30,302 non-resident

TEXAS

20
METC
Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) Cytotechnology Program
Building 1356:  MIF-3,Room 3-308
3480 Garden Avenue
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-6137
TEL:  (210) 808-5296
FAX:  (210) 808-3804
Email:  Jorge.a.franco2.civ@nullmail.mil
Web site:  http://www.metc.mil/academics/cytotechnology_index.php
Co-MDir: MAJ Robert L. Hutton, MD, MAJ Amanda M. Bonvicino, MD
PDir:  Jorge Franco, MS, HTL, SCT(ASCP)IAC
ECoor:  SFC Sam Ferrell, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 24, ce: 7
CP/DP:  BS (through affiliate)
Tuition: NA
Note: Program open only to active duty military and Department of Defense civilians. 

21
University of Texas, M.D. Anderson Cancer Center, Cytotechnology Program
Department of Pathology – Unit 2, 1515 Holcombe Boulevard
Houston, TX 77030
Tel:  (713) 794‑5877, Fax: (713) 745-3337
Email:  LSDiFilippo@nullmdanderson.org
Web site:  www.mdanderson.org/healthsciences
MDir: Gregg A. Staerkel, M.D.
PDir:  Liza S. DiFilippo, MHA, MBA, CT(ASCP)
ECoor:  Liza S. DiFilippo
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 12, ce: 7
CP/DP – BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $1,600 resident
$7,000 non-resident

UTAH              

22
University of Utah, Cytotechnology Program
ARUP Laboratory, 500 Chipeta Way
Salt Lake City, UT 84108
Tel: (801) 583-2787, Ext. 2327, Fax: (801) 584-5213
Email:  berrymc@nullaruplab.com
Web site: www.path.utah.edu/mls
MDir: Barbara Chadwick, MD
PDir: Michael C. Berry, MB, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Michael C. Berry
mcb: June, pl: 12, sc: 4, ce: 2
CP/DP: BS in Med. Lab. Science
Tuition: $10,400 resident & $26,900 non-resident

VERMONT

23
Fletcher Allen Health Care, School of Cytotechnology
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT  05401
Tel: (802) 847-5133, Fax: (802) 847-3632
Email: sandra.giroux@nullvtmednet.org
Web site: www.fletcherallen.org/cytoschool
MDir: Pamela Gibson, MD
PDir: Sandra Giroux, MS, SCT(ASCP)CFIAC
ECoor: Sandra Giroux
mcb: September, pl: 12, sc: 6, ce: 3
CP/DP: BS (through affiliate)
Retraining available
Tuition: $7,000 resident & non-resident

VIRGINIA

24
Old Dominion University, Cytotechnology Program
2118 Health Sciences Building, Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA  23529
Tel: (757) 683-3016, Fax: (757) 683-5028,
Email: sxthomps@nullodu.edu
Web site:  www.odu.edu/cyto
MDir: Robert T. Pu, MD, PhD, FCAP
PDir: Sophie K. Thompson, MHS, CT(ASCP)IAC
ECoor: Pamela S. Hilke, MS, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 15, sc: 12, ce: 11
CP/DP: B.S. in Health Sciences-Cytotechnology
Retraining & Distance Learning available
Tuition: CP – $15,249 resident & $42,738 non-resident
DP – $17,940 resident & $50,280 non-resident

WEST VIRGINIA

25
Cabell Huntington Hospital, School of Cytotechnology
1340 Hal Greer Boulevard
Huntington, WV  25701
Tel: (304) 526‑2155, Fax: 304) 399-6877
Email: mjsmith@nullchhi.org
MDir: Krista Denning, MD
PDir: Margene Smith, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Margene Smith
mcb: May, pl: 12, sc:4, ce: 4
CP/DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $7,000 resident & non‑resident

WISCONSIN                                                    

26
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, School of Cytotechnology
465 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706
Tel: (608) 262-2802, Fax: (608) 262-8642
Email: shalkham@nullwisc.edu, smithmi@nullslh.wisc.edu
Web site:  http://www.slh.wisc.edu/cytology/school/index.dot
MDir: Daniel Kurtycz, MD
PDir: Michele A. Smith, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Changhong Ye, BS, SCT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 12, ce: 8
DP/CP (through affiliate Universities)
Retraining & Distance Learning available
Tuition: $13,335 resident & $34,252 non-resident

27
Marshfield Clinic/St. Joseph Hospital Cytotechnology Program
1000 North Oak Avenue
Marshfield, WI  54449
Tel:  (715) 221-6161, Fax:  (715) 221-6166
Email:  schnitzler.donald@nullmarshfieldclinic.org
Web site:  http://www.marshfieldlabs.org/proxy/MCREF_Cyto-Prgrm-Info-090208.1.pdf
MDir: George Rupp, MD, FIAC
PDir: Donald H. Schnitzler, BS, CT(ASCP)
ECoor: Donald H. Schnitzler
mcb: July, pl: 12, sc: 4, ce: 3
CP/DP: BS (through affiliate Universities)
Retraining available
Tuition: $3,500 resident & non‑resident

PUERTO RICO

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University of Puerto Rico, Cytotechnology Program
Office 608, 6th FloorSchool Health Professions Building
Medical Sciences Campus,  P.O. Box 365067
San Juan, PR  00936‑5067
Tel: (787) 758-2525, ext. 1162, Fax: (787) 751-3061
Email:  alma.camacho@nullupr.edu
Web site :  www.cprsportal.rcm.upr.edu
MDir: Maria Marcos, MD, FCAP, FASCP
PDir:  Alma Camacho, PhD, MBA, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Alma Camacho
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 5, ce: 5
CP
Retraining & Distance Learning available
Tuition: $1,500 resident & $2,400 non‑resident

Compiled and updated by the Coordinator of the Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee