Degree Description

Students who have completed the 39 specified credits and 8 elective credits with a cumulative 3.0 GPA and a 3.0 GPA in required mathematics and science courses, are eligible to apply for the AHLT 258 seven-month,40 hour per week course taught at Beaumont Health System. This is an intensive 7 month clinical course . Upon satisfactory completion of the program, students will be prepared for the professional registry examination for histologic technicians. The histologic technician assists the pathologist by processing and preparing slides from surgical and autopsy tissues. The technician also performs a variety of special histochemical stains on tissue sections which aid the pathologist in the diagnosis of disease.

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Degree Pathway

This program has a competitive admissions process, a required cleared background check,including drug and alcohol screening, a Physical Exam with required immunizations. This program consists of 47 credits at MCC and seven months, 40 hours per week course taught at Beaumont Health System in Royal Oak, MI. The student must also have fine motor skills needed to perform a variety of necessary skills related to processing tissue samples.

After successful completion of the Law Enforcement Regional Training Academy, the student will receive credit for the following courses: CRJU 163, CRJU 263, CRJU 265 CRJU 271, PEAC 106 and PEAC 193. Total 16 credits. To receive this credit the student must present a copy of the LERTA Certificate to the Registrar's Office. Mott Community College (MCC) agrees to grant appropriate college credit consistent with its current policies. All students articulating credit to MCC must meet and maintain all entrance academic standards, including prerequisites of the intended program of study. This agreement applies only to the Criminal Justice program. Recognition for credit granted will appear on the student's academic records as articulated MCC credit. Articulated credit will carry the grade of an "S" and will not be included in the GPA calculation. If the student changes to another program the credits will not apply.

After successful completion of the Michigan Commission on Law Enforcement Standards Approved Basic Training Course and 12 credits at MCC, including CRJU 161, the student will receive credit for the following courses: CRJU 163, CRJU 263, CRJU 265, CRJU 271, PEAC 106 and PEAC 193. Total 16 credits. To receive this credit the student must present a copy of the MCOLES Certificate to the Registrar' s Office. The student must complete 9 additional credits from the Occupational Specialty Category as well as all other degree requirements. This agreement applies only to the Criminal Justice program. If the student changes to another program the credits will not apply.