Lets learn about Pathology

By: Megan Cook

About pathology

the science of the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes.

Colleges that teach pathology:

University of British Colombia (Vancouver, CA)

University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

University of Maine (Orono, ME)

University of Manitoba (Winnipeg, CA)

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (CHapel Hill, NC)


Required education: M.D.

Other requirements: Residency

Lincensure: Required

Projected job growth (2012-2022) : 18% (for physicians and surgeons)

Average salary: $187,200 (for physicians and surgeons)