Pre Pathology Assistant
The Pre Pathology Assistant program at Parkside is designed to help you gain the necessary academic and professional requirements that will help you become a competitive candidate for professional pathology assistant schools. We offer exceptional learning opportunities in a small class setting which helps with your success.
If you are interested in the science of the cause and effects of diseases, and studying the structural and functional changes in a lab situation, the pathology assistance path is for you. Become a trained health professional who works with a doctor of pathology to serve in many capacities such as specimen processing, departments liaison, and administrative roles.
Partners in your future
As a student in the pre-pathology assistant program you will receive:
- Assistance obtaining shadowing/internship experiences with local pathologists
- Help to ensure you are choosing the correct career pathway
- Experience that is required to gain acceptance into pathology school
Pathology Assistant Program Pre-Requisites
Common science and math pre-requisite classes that are required by most pathology assistant programs
General Biology | BIOS 101 and 102 | 8 credits | 1 year
General Chemistry | CHEM 101 and 102 | 10 credits | 1 year
Organic Chemistry | CHEM 321, 322, and 323 | 11 credits | 1 year
Biochemistry | BIOS 307 | 3 credits | 1 semester
Anatomy | BIOS 300 | 4 credits | 1 semester
Physiology | BIOS 341 | 3 credits | 1 semester
Microbiology | BIOS 303 | 4 credits | 1 semester
Statistics | BIOS 210 | 4 credits | 1 semester
Accredited pathology assistant school programs can be found at the National Pathology Assistant Association website.
PROGRAM CONTACT INFO
Bryan Lewis | (262) 595-2327 | firstname.lastname@example.org