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First preference for admission is given to Marshall University students who are degree eligible in cytotechnology upon completion of hospital training. Second preference is given to Marshall University graduates who meet American Society of Cytology (ASC) requirements. Third preference is given to Marshall University undergraduates who meet ASC requirements. Last preference is given to graduates or undergraduates from other colleges or universities who meet ASC requirements.


Marshall University students may obtain applications for admission from the Clinical Laboratory Sciences Department on campus, and must submit applications to Dorothy Fike in January. Students from other schools may obtain applications directly from the Educational Coordinator, Margene Smith, at the hospital cytology department or by downloading it from the following link: School of Cytotechnology Application. The application must be submitted by March 1. Applications are reviewed and students are contacted for interviews during the month of March. The admissions committee meets on or about April 15 to determine the selection of students.

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