Pathologists' Assistant Master's Program Curriculum

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Curriculum

Year 1:

Course Number     Course TitleCredit Hours
PATH 500 Intro to Anatomical Laboratories (online component) 1
PATH 501 Medical Ethics (online compnent) 2
PATH 502 Educational Methodologies (online component) 2
PATH 503 Essential Physiology & Primer for Human Anatomy 5
PATH 504 Anatomical Foundations 5
PATH 506 Microbiology 2
PATH 507 Neuroanatomy 2
PATH 508 Medical Photography 2
PATH 509 Autopsy & Surgical Pathology Technique 3
PATH 510 Pathophysiology 5
PATH 511 Organ System Pathology 4
PATH 512 Histotechnology I 2
PATH 513 Histology for Health Professions (online component) 2
PATH 514 Medical Terminology 2
PATH 515 Embryology (online component) 2
PATH 516 General Mechanisms of Disease 2

Year 2:

Course Number     Course NameCredit Hours

PATH 600

Clinical Rotations 8
PATH 601 University of Pathology Informatics Certificate (online) 2
PATH 602 Special Topics: Pathology (Pediatric Pathology) 2
PATH 603 Clinical Rotations 10
PATH 604 Laboratory Management University Certificate (online) 2
PATH 605 Gross Anatomy Teaching Assistant 2
PATH 606 Special Topics: Pathology (Neuropathology) 1
PATH 607 Clinical Rotations 2
PATH 608 ASCP Certification Exam Prep Instructional Course 4
PATH 609 Graduate Seminar 2
IPE 700 Inter Professional Education (online) 1

 

Clinical Rotations (minimum of 20 credit hours)

Students rotate through various facilities where they observe and practice the various aspects of anatomical pathology under the supervision of pathologists and pathology assistants.

SCP Guidebook

 

PathA Students visiting NIH Clinical Center

Online Courses:

Throughout the two-year curriculum, students will be required to complete a series of online courses