Cytotechnologists are cell scientists who can differentiate among normal, cancerous, and other abnormal cells. They use interpretive stains, microscopy and automated analysis to evaluate cells. For example, using microscopic analysis, a cytotechnologist could determine whether a Pap smear is indicative of cervical cancer.

Why You Should Choose Manor

Manor College is the perfect starting place for someone interested in laboratory sciences careers. Upon graduation from Manor’s Allied Health Transfer program the student is prepared for transfer to student the clinical portion of the degree.  Manor Colleges offers small lecture and laboratory sections for all science courses. Students will gain valuable hands-on experience in laboratory which will help them succeed after transferring to a baccalaureate program.

Career Opportunities

Cytotechs find employment in hospitals or reference laboratories. They work with microscopes, and other automated laboratory instruments. After receiving the B.S., cytotechs sit for a certifying exam. Nationally, employment is expected to grow through the year 2010 as the volume of laboratory tests increases with population growth. Salary range is in the mid 40s.

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