Program Accreditation & Licensure
The St. Philip's College Histologic Technician Program (HTP) is accredited by the National Accrediting Agency of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).
National Accrediting Agency of Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
(847) 939-3597 or (773) 714-8880
After completion of the Histologic Technician Program students may apply for the HT (ASCP) Board of Registry (BOR), practical & written/computer exam.
Admission & Prerequisite Requirements
Students desiring to major in Histology (HLAB) must meet all previous admission requirements for acceptance to St. Philip's College and Allied Health Department.
These include the following:
- SPC Admissions
- Allied Health Admission Requirements
All students must also meet the following prerequisites:
- 12th grade reading, writing and math
- HITT 1305 Medical Terminology I (with grade of C or higher)
- BIOL 2404 Human Anatomy and Physiology (with grade of C or higher)
- BIOL 2401 & 2402 may replace BIOL 2404 (with grade of C or higher)
Application & Selection Process
Applications for admission to the Histology Technician Program (HLAB) option are accepted throughout the year. It is recommended students submit a complete application packet once prerequisites have been completed for consideration for the next available beginning class.
Applications are reviewed and processed at the end of every Fall and Spring semester for consideration for the next available beginning class. Additional details regarding application and selection process can be found under Curriculum & Course Listing program topic.
*Applications are available in the Center for Health Professions in the Allied Health Department, CHP 130, (210) 486-2050. Students may also download applications here.