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2022-2023 Archived Catalog 
2022-2023 Archived Catalog

Autopsy Assistant Certificate

Fine Arts & Social Science

Program Code: FRSC1

Gainful Employment Disclosure Data

Office: Mott Memorial Building 2005

Phone: (810) 762-0332

This certificate is designed to prepare the student to perform the job responsibilities of an autopsy assistant which include preparation of the body and autopsy station for postmortem examination, conduct evisceration under the guidance of a forensic pathologist, and prepare the body for pick up by the funeral home. This certificate will also prepare the successful student to function in the medical examiner/forensic pathology setting which also entails evidence collection, packaging, storage, chain of custody procedures, postmortem photography and collection of toxicology specimens.