Histology Technician

Also called: Histotechnician, Histologic Technician

Job Outlook in Vermont
Medium Growth 

What you might do
Histology Technicians prepare tissue samples for lab tests. They work with lab equipment and cut samples, embed samples in wax, and create slides.

Where you might work
Laboratory, hospital, pharmaceutical company.

Related Links
My Next Move: Histology Technicians
O*Net Online: Histology Technicians
National Society for Histotechnology

Education Required
Histology Technicians usually complete vocational school training or an associate’s degree (2 years).

Where to Study

SUNY Cobleskill

Community College of Rhode Island

For more information, contact your regional AHEC:

Northern Vermont AHEC


Southern Vermont AHEC