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Student Liaison:

Kristen Sebring
Administrative Coordinator
Pathologists’ Assistant Department
Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science
3333 Green Bay Road
North Chicago, IL 60064

Brooke Robertson
Northwestern Memorial Hospital
251 E. Huron Street
Chicago, IL 60611



North Chicago, Illinois (map)


Mary L. Dydo MS, PA(ASCP)CM, Chair & Program Director 
Roseann M. Vitale, MS, PA(ASCP)CM, Director of Experiential Learning
Christina R. Overstreet, MBA, Director of Assessment and Evaluation
Elizabeth K. Betten, MS, PA(ASCP)CM, Director of Clinical Education
Matthew J. Guerin, MHA, MS, PA(ASCP)CM, Instructor 


Over 40 nationwide, such as: University of Chicago Medical Center, Kansas University Medical Center, Northwestern Memorial Hospital, Vanderbilt University Medical Center, California Pacific Medical Center, Scott & White Memorial Hospital, University of Southern California – Keck School of Medicine.

Admission Requirements:

Baccalaureate degree with a minimum overall and science grade-point average (GPA) of 2.75 on a 4.0 scale is required prior to matriculation into the program. Preference is given to students with an overall and science GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale.  Prerequisite undergraduate courses in: Biological Sciences (Human Anatomy and Physiology preferred), Microbiology, General Chemistry, Organic/Biochemistry, Mathematics (Statistics recommended), English Composition. See website for full list of application requirements. 

Application Deadline:

Last Friday in February.


The 22-month program begins in May.


Thirty-two seats per class.


Master of Science in Pathologists’ Assistant studies


Tuition is $33,875 per year.


Sustaining Members

2345 Rice St, Suite 220 | St. Paul, MN 55113 | Phone 800.532.AAPA | Fax 651.317.8048 | Email info@pathassist.org