Cytotechnology is a post-baccalaureate certificate at the graduate level at UNMC. Applicants must have a bachelor’s degree, in addition to the courses below, before making application to the program at UNMC. Applicants should be well-rounded in the biological sciences, chemistry, and mathematics. Preference is given to students with a minimum cumulative GPA and science/math GPA of 2.8. No grade below “C” will be accepted.
Biological Sciences (20 credit hours minimum)
BIOL 1450 Biology I 5 credits
BIOL 1750 Biology II 5 credits
BIOL 2140 Genetics 4 credits
BIOL 2740 & 2840 Human Physiology & Anatomy I & II 4 credits each
BIOL 3020 Molecular Biology of the Cell 3 credits
BIOL 3240 Introduction to Immunology 3 credits
BIOL 3740 Histology 4 credits
Chemistry (8 credit hours minimum)
CHEM 1180* & 1184 General Chemistry I & Lab 4 credits
CHEM 1190 & 1194 General Chemistry II & Lab 4 credits
CHEM 2250 Organic Chemistry I 3 credits
CHEM 2260 & 2274 Organic Chemistry II & Lab 5 credits
CHEM 2400 & 2404 Quantitative Chemical Analysis & Lab 5 credits
*Requires Math 1310 or placement beyond, plus CHEM 1140 & 1144 or placement beyond as pre-requisites.
Mathematics (3 credit hours minimum)
MATH 1320 College Algebra 3 credits
(more math is recommended)
Physics (5 credit hours minimum)
PHYS 1110* & 1154 General Physics & Lab 5 credits
OR PHYS 2110** & 1154 General Physics—Calculus Based & Lab 5 credits
*It is recommended that additional courses in chemistry, biology, and mathematics, beyond the required minimums be taken, prior to application.