Pathologists' Assistant Master's Program Curriculum

EVMS Student Handbook

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Curriculum

Year 1:

Course NumberCourse TitleCredit Hours
PATH 500 Intro to Anatomical Laboratories (online) 1
MCHA 503 Embryology (online) 2
PATH 501 Medical Ethics (online) 1
PATH 502 Educational Methodologies (online) 2
PATH 503 Essential Physiology & Primer for Human Anatomy 5
MSA 500 Medical Terminology 3
PATH 504 Anatomical Foundations 5
PATH 505 General Mechanisms of Disease 3
PATH 103 Microbiology 2
PATH 507 Neuroanatomy 2
PATH 508 Medical Photography 2
PATH 509 Autopsy & Surgical Pathology Technique 3
PATH 510 Pathophysiology 3
PATH 511 Organ System Pathology 4
BM 521 Histology 2
PATH 512 Histotechnology I 2

Year 2:

Course NumberCourse NameCredit Hours

PATH 600

Clinical Rotations 9
IPE 700 IPE (Online) 2
PATH 601 Medical Informatics & Electronic Health Records (Online) 2
PATH 602 Special Topics: Pathology (Neuropathology) 1
PATH 603 Clinical Rotations 9
PATH 604 Laboratory Management (Online) 2
PATH 605 Gross Anatomy Teaching Assistant 2
PATH 606 Special Topics: Pathology 1
PATH 607 Clinical Rotations 2
PATH 608 ASCP Certification Exam Preparation Instructional Course 4
PATH 609 Graduate Seminar 2

 

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