Program Information

Field of Study:Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Description:The cytotechnology program teaches students to prepare and analyze cytology samples and to screen microscope slides to evaluate cell specimens for evidence of disease, especially cancer. At NAIT, innovative technology is deeply integrated into the teaching and experiential learning process. Hands-on practicums, labs and clinics further enhance competency, confidence and outcomes for students. Phase 1 of the program consists of 45 weeks of classroom and laboratory instruction. Phase 2 is 49 weeks in length and is spent at an affiliated clinical training site and includes exposure to essential clinical experience augmented by appropriate theoretical lectures.

Typical employers include: hospital laboratories, community health centres, cancer detection centres, and research facilities.
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 August 11, 2016