An undergraduate certificate can open the doors to advancement in your field by giving you a new or advanced skill set.

Some certificates can even cover continuing education requirements for certain fields.

Histotechnician Certificate (43 hours)

Required Courses

  • BI245 Lab Methods in Biotechnology (3)
  • BI408 Biological Microscopy (4)
  • CH184 General Chemistry I Lab (1)
  • CH185 General Chemistry I Lecture (3)
  • CH186 General Chemistry II Lecture (3)
  • CH187 General Chemistry II Lab (1)
  • HL113 Medical Terminology (3)
  • MA116 Precalculus I (3)
  • ZO451 Vertebrate Histology (3)
  • XXxxx Independent Study/Externship (4)

Choose 8 hours:

  • BI173/073 Cell & Organismal Biology (4)
  • BI283/083 Genetics (4)
  • BS113/013 Anatomy & Physiology I (4)
  • BS114/014 Anatomy & Physiology II (4)

Choose 4 hours:

  • BI310/010 Microbiology (4)
  • BS240/040 Microorganisms and Their Human Hosts (4)

Choose 3 hours:

  • BI439 Cellular Mechanisms of Disease (3)
  • NS373 Pathophysiology (3)

College of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics

This program is housed within the College of STEM. The College prepares students to find creative solutions to problems. Curiosity and analysis merge, creating students ready to figure things out and then use that knowledge to make things better.

Getting the Job

Your education is just one piece to launching an extraordinary career. Once you’ve mastered the material, you still have to find the job you want, make the right connections, sell your knowledge and experience—and if all this is giving you anxiety, don’t panic. SEMO’s Career Services office is here to help you with the next step. They’ll provide the expertise and support you need, so you’re landing your dream job in no time.

Get Funding for Your Education

Missouri’s opened the door to a more educated workforce. We want to help you walk through it. If you’re an adult learner and a Missouri resident returning to college, learn about the Fast Track Workforce Incentive Grant. It’s a statewide financial aid program that can be used to pursue a certificate, degree or industry-recognized credential in a high need area in Missouri. This major is eligible for the Fast Track grant.

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