12 months
39268 USD/year
39268 USD/year
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Cytotechnology and Cell Sciences from Thomas Jefferson University helps students become experts of cell and tissue structure morphology and function, and using microscopes, automated imaging systems and sophisticated laboratory techniques to detect and diagnose diseases.  


At Cytotechnology and Cell Sciences from Thomas Jefferson University students learn diagnostic theory and microscopy interpretation and use it to study materials collected from patients. Then they integrate theory and clinical laboratory practice with current patient specimens in clinical practicums, which are supervised by experienced cytotechnologists. 

Students at Cytotechnology and Cell Sciences from Thomas Jefferson University will:

  • Select and perform molecular and immunologic tests that help to personalize patient care 
  • Diagnose mysterious respiratory illnesses
  • Assist clinicians in collecting and evaluating specimens from any body site 
  • Identify precancerous cells at their earliest and most curable stage 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Molecular Biology
  • Methods of Effective Thinking
  • Functional Histology
  • Principles of Cell Analysis
  • Cytopathology 
  • Immunology

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines


TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT


30 SCH



On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Transcripts: Submit official undergraduate and graduate transcripts from all regionally accredited institutions you have attended and/or from which you earned credit. Official transcripts can be sent electronically by the institution to enroll@jefferson.edu or mailed to the address above.
  • Personal Statement: Submit a statement of purpose outlining your interest in the program, how the course of study relates to your desired career path, and your academic and job-related experiences that are relevant to the program.
  • To apply, submit an application along with a fee of $50 to Jefferson.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    39268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39268 USD per year during 12 months.
  • National

    39268 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 39268 USD per year during 12 months.
  • 2-year Option $31,753
  • Advanced 1-year Full-Time Option $37,045
  • Advanced 2-year Part-Time Option (per credit) $1,107

Living costs for Philadelphia

1313 - 2284 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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