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 December 15, 2015

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 2015 – 2016

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 ARKANSAS

1
Univ. of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, Program in Cytotechnology
College of Health Related Professions
4301 West Markham ‑ # 597
Little Rock, AR 72205
Tel: (501) 686‑5776 or 5618, Fax: (501) 526-6563
Email: CMSmith4@nulluams.edu
Web site:  <ahref=”http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/laboratorysciences/cytotechnology/”>http://healthprofessions.uams.edu/programs/laboratorysciences/cytotechnology/
MDir: Nicole Massoll, MD
PDir: Catherine Smith, MEd, CT(ASCP)CM
ECoor:  Catherine Smith
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 8, ce: 3
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $13,959 resident & $26,599 non‑resident

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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: September pl: 12 (cert), 18 (Degree); sc: 4, ce: CP – 2
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $65,185 resident & non-resident (7 quarters)

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/DP: BS in Clinical Sciences
Retraining available
Tuition: CP – $6,738 resident &$11,160 non-resident; DP – $6,100 resident &$17,250

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: 2, ce: 1
CP
Tuition: NA

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 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/hpp
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: 6
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Retraining available, Experiential Learning
Tuition: $11,000 resident & $35,650 non‑resident

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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:
Web site:  http://alliedhealth.kumc.edu/programscytotech.htm
MDir: NA
PDir: NA
ECoor: NA
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 4, ce: 0
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: NA

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MINNESOTA

6
Mayo School of Health Sciences
Cytotechnology Program
200 First Street, SW
Rochester, MN  55905
Tel: (507) 284‑1142, Fax: (507) 266-1578
Email:  hansing.kara@nullmayo.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: 4
CP/DP :  BS (through affiliate Universities)
Tuition: $15,872 resident & non-resident

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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: Kim R. Geisinger, MD
PDir: Zelma Cason, PhD, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Kenneth M. Heard, MS, SCT(ASCP)
mcb: June, pl: 12, sc: 12, ce: 6
DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $10,404 resident & $19,845 non‑resident

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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: $38,700 resident & non-resident

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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

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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: 15, sc: 12, ce: 6
CP/DP: BS in Clinical Laboratory Sciences
Retraining available
Tuition: $15,028 resident & $22,942 non‑resident

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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: Jenna.Benson@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: 1 (1st year MS), 4 (2nd year MS)
DP: MS Cytotechnology/Molecular Cytology
Retraining and Distance Learning available
Tuition: $34,100 resident & non‑resident

12
Roswell Park Cancer Institute/Daemon College Candidacy Status
Cytotechnology Program
Elm and Carlton Streets
Buffalo, NY 14263
Tel: (716) 845-3178, Fax: (716) 845-2370
Email: donna.russell@nullroswellpark.org, jessie.bower@nullroswellpark.org
Web site:  www.roswellpark.org
MDir: Lourdes Ylagan, MD
PDir: Donna K. Russell, MEd, CT(ASCP)HT
ECoor: Jessie Bower, MBA, CT, MB(ASCP)
mcb: July, pl: 12, ce: 1
DP: MS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $35,112

13
Hunter College/Memorial Sloan‑Kettering Cancer Center, School of Cytotechnology
Hunter College (CUNY)
Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences
425 East 25th Street
New York, NY 10010
Tel: (212) 481-4502

Clinical affiliate/primary instruction site:
Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Center
1275 York Avenue, C597
New York, NY  10065
Tel: (212) 639‑5900, Fax: (212) 639-6318

Email:  angelesm@nullmskcc.org,  mcnairs@nullmskcc.org
Web sites:  http://www.mskcc.org/education/school-cytotechnology
http://www.hunter.cuny.edu/mls/graduate/advanced-certificate-in-cytotechnology-1/overview
MDir: Marcia Edelweiss, MD
PDir: Maria A. Friedlander, MPA, CT(ASCP)CMIAC
ECoor: Sean McNair, MPH, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 6, ce: 4
CP Advanced
Tuition: $11,297 resident; $20,527 non-resident

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NORTH CAROLINA

14
Central Piedmont Community College, Cytotechnology Program
P.O. Box 35009
Charlotte, NC  28235-5009
Tel: (704) 330-6383, Fax: (704) 330-6401
Email: kimberley.kaylor@nullcpcc.edu
Web site:  www1.cpcc.edu/health_sciences/cytotechnology
Co-MDir: Carol Weida, MD
Co-MDir: James McDermott, III, MD
PDir: Kimberley Kaylor, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Kimberley Kaylor
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 6, ce: 6
CP
Tuition: $3,456 resident & $12,672 non-resident

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NORTH DAKOTA

15
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

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OHIO

16
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

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PENNSYLVANIA

17
Thomas Jefferson University, Cytotechnology Program
Jefferson College of Health Professions, Dept of Medical Laboratory Sciences & Biotechnology
130 South 9th Street, Suite 2124
Philadelphia, PA 19107‑5233
Tel: (215) 503‑7844, Fax: (215) 503-2189
Email:  tatiana.zorina@nulljefferson.edu
Web site:  http://www.jefferson.edu/jchp/ls/
MDir: Rossitza Draganova-Tacheva, MD
PDir: Tatiana D. Zorina, MD, PhD, CT(ASCP)
ECoor: Tatiana D. Zorina
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

18
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 , varleyk@nullmail.magee.edu
Web site:  http://path.upmc.edu/cytotech/index.htm
MDir: R. Marshall Austin, MD
PDir: Karyn Varley, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor:  Karyn Varley
mcb: July, pl: 12, sc: 8, ce: 8
CP
Retraining available, former students only
Tuition: $8,100 resident & non-resident

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RHODE ISLAND

19
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@nullmail.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

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TENNESSEE

20
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/health-professions/cls/ct/index.php
MDir: Nadeem Zafar, MD
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: $13,535 resident & $31,255 non-resident

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TEXAS

21
Medical Education and Training Campus (METC) Cytotechnology Program
3176 Corporal Johnson Road, Bldg 1291
Fort Sam Houston, TX 78234-1247
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, MEd, HTL, SCT(ASCP)IAC
ECoor:  Onga T. Toliver, CT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 24, ce: 8
CP/DP:  BS (through affiliate)
Tuition: NA
Note: Program open only to active duty military

22
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, MD
PDir:  Liza S. DiFilippo, MHA, MBA, CT(ASCP)
ECoor:  Liza S. DiFilippo
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 8, ce: 7 seniors, 6 juniors
CP/DP – BS in Cytotechnology
Retraining available
Tuition: $1,600 resident
$7,000 non-resident

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UTAH              

23
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

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VERMONT

24
The University of Vermont Medical Center, School of Cytotechnology Inactive 9/1/14
111 Colchester Avenue
Burlington, VT  05401
Tel: (802) 847-5133, Fax: (802) 847-3632
Email: sandra.giroux@nulluvmhealth.org
Web site: www.uvmhealth.org/medcentercytotechnology
MDir: Pamela Gibson, MD
PDir: Sandra Giroux, MS, SCT(ASCP)CFIAC
ECoor: Sandra Giroux
mcb: September, pl: 12, sc: 6, ce: 0
CP/DP: BS (through affiliate)
Retraining available
Tuition: $7,000 resident & non-resident

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VIRGINIA

25
Old Dominion University, Cytotechnology Program
2118 Health Sciences Building, Hampton Boulevard
Norfolk, VA  23529
Tel: (757) 683-3016, Fax: (757) 683-5028,
Email: philke@nullodu.edu
Web site:  www.odu.edu/cyto
MDir: Robert T. Pu, MD, PhD, FCAP
Assoc MDir: YouJun (June) Shen, MD
PDir: Pamela S. Hilke, MS, CT(ASCP)
ECoor: Pamela S. Hilke
mcb: August, pl: 15, sc: 12, ce: 11
CP/DP: B.S. in Health Sciences-Cytotechnology
Retraining & Distance Learning available
Tuition: CP – $18,328 resident & $20,224 non-resident
DP – $20,224 resident & $55,936 non-resident

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WEST VIRGINIA

26
Cabell Huntington Hospital, School of Cytotechnology
1340 Hal Greer Boulevard
Huntington, WV  25701
Tel: (304) 526‑2155, Fax: 304) 399-6877
Email: juli.swolsky@nullchhi.org
MDir: Krista Denning, MD
PDir: Juli Swolsky, DC, CT(ASCP)
ECoor: Juli Swolsky
mcb: May, pl: 12, sc:4, ce: 4
CP/DP: BS in Cytotechnology
Tuition: $7,000 resident & non‑resident

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WISCONSIN                                                    

27
Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene, School of Cytotechnology
465 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706
Tel: (608) 262-2802, Fax: (608) 262-8642
Email: michele.smith@nullslh.wisc.edu, changhong.ye@nullslh.wisc.edu
Web site:  http://cytotechprogram.wisc.edu/program-accreditation.htm
MDir: Daniel Kurtycz, MD
PDir: Michele A. Smith, SCT(ASCP)
ECoor: Changhong Ye, BS, SCT(ASCP)
mcb: August, pl: 12, sc: 12, ce: 7
DP/CP (through affiliate Universities)
Retraining & Distance Learning available
Tuition: $13,019 resident & $36,331 non-resident & $37,831 international

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PUERTO RICO

28
University of Puerto Rico, Cytotechnology Program
Office 608, 6th Floor
School 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 Cytology Education Coordinator