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Biology Pre-Cytotechnology Major

Learn to detect cancer and other abnormal conditions in the pre-cytotechnology program at Saint Mary’s.

Offering students extensive courses that will prepare them for their clinical training program, the biology pre-cytotechnology program is a four-year course of instruction providing a Bachelor of Arts in Biology Pre-Cytotechnology. Saint Mary’s is affiliated with the highly regarded Cytotechnology Training Program at the Mayo School of Health Sciences

Career Options

Students who earn a degree in Biology Pre-Cytotechnology will be prepared for a variety of professional laboratory positions and to work closely with pathologists and other medical professionals to detect and treat cancerous or abnormal cells.  

High School Preparation

High school coursework that will support a student in his or her pursuit of a Bachelor of Arts in Biology Pre-cytotechnology includes experience in biology, chemistry, life science, and physiology and anatomy. 

Enhance Your Experience

Students who earn a degree in Biology Pre-Cytotechnology oftentimes pursue a double minor or major in Chemistry or Biochemistry.

Course of Study & Course Descriptions