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Master of Science in Pathologists’ Assistant
The Master of Science in Pathologists’ Assistant in the School of Health Professions is designed to prepare to perform gross examination of surgical pathology specimens and performance of autopsies under the direction of a pathologist. Graduates of this program will independently perform a significant portion of the gross processing of specimens, but in addition provide a constant knowledgeable, professional presence in the gross laboratory to supervise and teach residents of varying levels who are assigned to gross specimens.
- Job growth is expected to be 23% (faster than average) in the pathologists' assistant workforce in the next 10 years.
- The UTMB Pathologists' Assistant program is the first program in Texas and the southwest.