Pathologists Assistant program

The Pathologists' Assistant program at Wayne State University's Eugene Applebuam College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences (WSU CPHS) provides students interested in a healthcare profession a non-patient care option when it comes to practicing healthcare.  Students interested in learning more about the pathologists' assistant profession can visit the American Assocaition of Pathologists' Assistants (AAPA) or WSU CPHS website.

There are very few universities that offer pathologists' assistant programs and the prerequisite requirements vary with each program. For all programs, students must earn a bachelor's degre (an allied health or science major is required or recommended by all programs) prior to beginning a pathologists' assistant program.  The outline of classes listed below do not constitute a major but the classes that the WSU CPHS Pathologists' Assistant program would like for a student to take in conjunction with their major coursework.

English

One year of composition coursework.

ENG 1020 (3 cr.)
ENG 3010 (3 cr.)

Math

MAT 1800 (4 cr.)

Chemistry

One semester of general chemsitry.  One semester of organic chemistry.

CHM 1020 (or CHM 1220/1230) (4-5 cr.)
CHM 1030 ( or CHM 1240/1250) (4-5 cr.)

Biology

One year of basic biology with a lab, microbiology, cell biology, anatomy and physiology and genetics

BIO 1500  (4 cr.)
BIO 1510  (4 cr.)
BIO 2200 (5 cr.)
BIO 2600  (3 cr.)
BIO 2870 (5 cr.)
BIO 3070  (4 cr.)

Ethics

Introductory course.

PHI 2320  (3 cr.)