U.S. Department of Education Mandatory Disclosure


What type of occupation/employment opportunities will this program prepare me for?

The MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Program in Histotechnology is designed to prepare students to perform as histologic technicians and histotechnologists; they are prepared to devote to the application of theoretical knowledge and practical techniques in biologic and chemical sciences in the preparation of tissue samples for microscopic examination. 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 Histotechnology in 2009-2010, all six were on time for a 100% on-time completion rate. All graduates of the program received a Certificate of Completion. Program length for 2000 - 2010 was 12 months.

What is the cost of attendance for this 12-month program?

Total Tuition and Fees: Resident $ 6,852 Non-Resident $ 17,260
Books and Supplies: $200
On Campus Room and Board: Not Offered

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What is the job placement rate for program completers?

The Program in Histotechnology conforms to the standards published by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences. The job placement rate for those completing the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Program in Histotechnology Certificate program in 2009-2010 was 100%.

What is the median debt incurred by students who completed the program?

There were six certificate recipients during the 2009-2010 academic year. All participants received the Certificate of Completion for the completion of the program. The reported median debt incurred over the one-year program for the cohort of certificate only recipients was $1,250 for Title IV and $0.00 for the private and institutional educational loan debt.