U.S. Department of Education Mandatory Disclosure
The U.S. Department of Education's mandatory disclosure of gainful employment statistics for past Certificate Awardees of the School of Health Professions – Program in Cytotechnology
What type of occupation/employment opportunities will this program prepare me for?
The MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Program in Cytotechnology is designed to prepare students to work as cytotechnologist with pathologists and physicians; thus playing a significant role in the diagnosis and treatment of cancer and other diseases. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national certification exams given by the Board of Registry of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) (SOC Code 29-2011)
What is the on-time graduation rate for individuals completing the program?
Of the individuals enrolled in the School of Health Professions Program in Cytotechnology in 2009-2010, all were on time for a 100% on-time completion rate. All graduates of the program received their B.S. degree. There were no certificates awarded in 2009-2010. Program length is 24 months.
What is the cost of attendance for this 24-month program?
Total Tuition and Fees: Resident $ 14,412; Non-Resident $34,367
Books and Supplies: $ 810
On Campus Room and Board: Not Offered
More information on tuition/fees: The University of Texas Health Science Center at Houston, Tuition and Fees
Financial Aid Cost of Attendance:
What is the job placement rate for program completers?
Cytotechnology is one of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) recognized specialties. The job placement rate for those completing the University of MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Program in Cytotechnology Bachelor of Science/Certificate program in 2009-2010 was 75%; two of the eight students graduating enrolled in Medical School.
What is the median debt incurred by students who completed the program?
There were no certificate recipients during the 2009-2010 academic year. All eight participants received the Bachelor of degree for the completion of the program. The reported median debt incurred over the two year program for the cohort of certificate only recipients is therefore $0.00.