Program Information

Field of Study:Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Description:The cytotechnologist works in a specialized field of laboratory medicine, which involves the use of a microscope to evaluate cells for evidence of cancer and other diseases, through the recognition of alterations in cell morphology.

Year One of the cytotechnology program consists of 39 weeks of classroom instruction and related practical laboratory experience at the Northern Alberta Institute of Technology. All courses in Year One must be successfully completed before proceeding into Year Two. The second year of the program is 49 weeks in length and is spent at an affiliated clinical training site. The affiliated clinical sites are in Edmonton and Calgary. This second year includes exposure to essential clinical experience augmented by appropriate theoretical lectures.
URL:Cytotechnology at NAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,714

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 
  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics 

Applicants must have at least 60% in the prerequisites listed above.

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 22, 2015