In 2015, some good schools for histology technicians are Goodwin College, Florida State College at Jacksonville, Tarleton State University and Northern Michigan University. Other schools for histology technicians include Purdue University, University of Akron Main Campus and Miami Dade College.
Individuals typically need a bachelor's degree in histology, biology or chemistry to become a histology technician. Some positions may require candidates to have certifications and licenses such as licenses from the American Society for Clinical Pathology. However, some trainee or entry-level positions do not require candidates to have a degree. In 2015, the average hourly rate of histology technicians is $21.34, with a range of $15.09 to $29.81 per hour.