Pre-Pathology Assistant

Degree Type
Area of Interest
Health and Human Services
Degree Level
College of Engineering, Letters, and Sciences

A pathologist assistant (PA) provides various services under the direction and supervision of a pathologist. PAs are trained to provide accurate and timely processing of a variety of laboratory specimens, including the majority of pathological specimens.



Viterbo University offers pre-health advising programs with majors in biology, biochemistry, and neuroscience. These three majors have been determined to best satisfy the pre-health professional admission requirements of most professional schools in a four-year major curriculum. See the Pre-Professional Handbook for more specific information about each pre-professional program.