2018-2019 Catalog

Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program in Clinical Science -Cytotechnology (30 units)

All pre-clinical requirements must be completed prior to starting the clinical internship. See BS degree Curriculum. The Post Baccalaureate Certificate in Clinical Science – Cytotechnology is awarded upon successful completion of Clinical Year Laboratories and Lectures as a Cytotechnologist Trainee in an affiliated clinical facility. Awardees are eligible to sit for the national certification of the ASCP - Board of Certification and California issued state licensure.

Requirements

Required Courses

CLS 450Microscopy: Female Genital Tract

4

CLS 451Microscopy: Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Tracts

2

CLS 452 Microscopy: Genitourinary System and Body Cavity Fluids

2

CLS 453 Microscopy: Fine Needle Aspirations

2

CLS 454 Microscopy: Systems Overview

4

CLS 455Cytologic Preparation

2

CLS 460 General Cytology, Cytogenetics, Cytology of the Female Genital Tract

3

CLS 461Cytology of the Respiratory and Gastrointestinal Tracts

2

CLS 462Cytology of the Genitourinary System and Body Cavity Fluids

2

CLS 463Fine Needle Aspiration Cytology

1

CLS 491Management Skills in Clinical Sciences

3

CLS 492Research Methods in Clinical Science

3