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Cytotechnology Emphasis

  • UW-Green Bay is affiliated with two schools of cytotechnology: the Mayo Clinic and UW-Madison.
  • Students complete 92 credits at UW-Green Bay, including all general education requirements, and then take an 11-month, 32-credit clinical internship at one of the cooperating institutions.
  • After completion of the internship, students will graduate with a degree in Human Biology and be eligible for professional certification.
Supporting Courses31-34
Principles of Biology: Cellular and Molecular Processes
   and Principles of Biology Lab: Cellular and Molecular Processes
Principles of Chemistry I
   and Principles of Chemistry I Laboratory
Principles of Chemistry II
   and Principles of Chemistry II Laboratory
Expository Writing 1
Introduction to Literature
Anatomy and Physiology
Laboratory Safety
Elementary Functions: Algebra and Trigonometry
Introductory Statistics
Upper-Level Courses53-54
Select one course from three of the four areas:
Human Genetics
Human Physiology
Human Nutrition
Ethnic Influences on Nutrition
Cell Biology
Principles of Microbiology
Cell Biology
Choose 6 credits of the following elective courses: 2
Principles of Microbiology
Genetics Laboratory
Cell Biology
Cell Biology Laboratory
Comparative Anatomy of Vertebrates
Advanced Microbiology
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Developmental Biology
Developmental Biology Laboratory
Bio-Organic Chemistry
Bio-Organic Chemistry Laboratory
Organic Chemistry I
Organic Chemistry II
Organic Chemistry Laboratory I
Organic Chemistry Laboratory II
Analytical Chemistry
Biochemistry Laboratory
Molecular Biology
Molecular Biology Laboratory
Exercise Physiology
Human Physiology Lab - Exercise and Metabolism
Human Physiology Laboratory
Immunology Lab
Cancer Biology
Cancer Biology Laboratory
Human Nutrition
Cytotechnology Internship
Internship 3
Total Credits84-88

Satisfied for students with an ACT English score of 32 or higher.


Additional upper-level courses in Human Biology, Biology and Chemistry will depend upon the student’s choice of clinical facility. These courses should be selected with the help of a faculty adviser.


Students complete 32 credits of internship total over a 3 semester sequence. In some situations students may choose to pursue clinical training after graduation from UW-Green Bay. In this option is selected, additional upper-level elective credits are required. Consult an adviser for these situations.