Study cell structure and function in order to provide physicians with preliminary diagnosis of diseases. Pre-Cytotechnology allows you to apply your skills in microscopy and staining techniques to determine aberrations in cellular structures. While cytotechnologists are often integral members of the healthcare team, they can also work as health educators, laboratory managers and administrators, or researchers in this job field, with demand expected to grow by 13%.*
UW-Platteville offers a three plus one articulation with the Madison College biotechnology program and the UW-Madison School of Cytotechnology and State Lab of Hygiene. You will need to complete three years of coursework at UW-Platteville for admission to these programs or other professional schools.
*According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, these projected growth rates are from 2016-2026.