How to Apply

Application Materials


Positions are still open for the 2023-2024 academic year and will still be accepted until the program fills. Classes begin August 15.

Applications for the upcoming academic year are due February 1, for full consideration. All applications after February 1st will be considered on a rolling basis, but early applications are encouraged. Late applications may be considered if positions remain available.

In addition to the information requested in the application form, the following materials are required:

  • All college/university transcripts submitted via the instructions in your application submission confirmation email
  • 3 letters of recommendation (work, academic, or service-related)
  • For students who received a Bachelor’s degree outside of the United States, evaluation of your transcripts by an ASCP approved agency (see below)

Letters of Recommendation

Letters of recommendation that are not submitted within the application form may be submitted to (preferred), faxed to 608-262-8642, or mailed to:

Program Director
Cytotechnology Program
Wisconsin State Lab of Hygiene
465 Henry Mall
Madison, WI 53706-1578

Please contact us via email to confirm that we have received any mailed or faxed items.

International Applicants

For admission into the program, bachelor’s degrees must meet the requirements set forth by the American Society for Clinical Pathology.

If your bachelor’s degree is from a university outside of the United States and Canada, the official transcript or copy must first be evaluated by an ASCP-approved evaluation agency, see ASCP International Procedures for Certification Exam. The full course-by-course evaluation is preferred. Only evaluations from these listed agencies will be accepted.

This institution, in compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, does not discriminate on the basis of race, gender, or national origin in any of its policies, practices, or procedures. This includes, but is not limited to, admissions, employment, financial aid, and educational services.