The School of Cytotechnology at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center is a post-baccalaureate one-year training program in one of the top cancer centers in the country. Established in 1961, the school is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs and operates within the structure of the cytology laboratory, providing students with a wide range of technical and cytodiagnostic skills. Students process and microscopically evaluate specimens using state of the art technology such as ThinPrep« and the Thin Prep« Imaging System. Upon successful completion of the program, students demonstrating competence in both theoretical and practical aspects of the course are awarded a Certificate in Cytotechnology. Graduates are eligible to take the Board of Registry Examination, a national certifying examination given by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) and qualified for licensure in New York State.