Pathologists' Assistant (B.S.)

VeraLucia Mendes-Kramer, Program Director
313-577-2050

Effective Fall 2017, the B.S. in Pathologists' Assistant program has been transitioned to a master of science program. Current and former students should refer to the 2015-17 Undergraduate Bulletin for the most recent B.S. degree requirements. Students interested in pathologists' assistant studies should refer to the M.S. in Pathologist Assistant program in the current Graduate Bulletin.

The Pathologists' Assistant program educates students to attain predescribed competencies as outlined by the American Association of Pathologists' Assistants (AAPA). Program Goal: The Wayne State University Pathologists' Assistant program trains individuals who will assist the pathologist in the performance of postmortem examination and in the dissection, dictation, and evaluation of surgical specimens for microscopic diagnosis. The program also trains individuals budgetary, supervisory, and teaching best practices. Lastly, the program trains individuals to function as competent entry level Pathologist' Assistants capable of performing, under the supervision of a pathologist those professional responsibilities as defined by the American Association of Pathologists' Assistants (AAPA). The Bachelor of Science in Pathologists' Assistant degree is accredited by:

The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
5600 N. River Rd, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119;
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www.naacls.org