Only persons licensed or otherwise authorized as a pathologists’ assistant under Article 168 of the Education Law can practice pathologist assisting or use the title “pathologists’ assistant” or the term “pathologists’ assistant” alone or in combination with other terms and phrases in describing their services and activities or the designation “Path A”.
To be licensed as a pathologists’ assistant in New York State you must:
- be of good moral character;
- be at least 21 years of age; and
- meet education and examination requirements.
You must file an application for licensure and the other forms indicated, along with the appropriate fee, to the Office of the Professions at the address specified on each form. It is your responsibility to follow up with anyone you have asked to send us material.
You should also read the general licensing information applicable for all professions.