Skip Navigation LinksApproved-Certifying-Organization-Examinations

Laboratory Field Services

List of Appro​​ved Certifying Organization Examinations

Personnel Licensure​ & Certification

  

Skip to a specific certificate or license type:

Phlebotomy  |  CLS (Clinical Lab Scientist)  |  MLT (Medical Lab Technician)  |  Clinical Lab Director  

Public Health Microbiologist  |  Cytotechnologist ​​​

 

Phlebotomy Certification

*Initial Acceptance Date means that only examinations taken and passed after the date given shall satisfy the examination requirement for state certification. All other requirements, such as education, training, and payment of fees, must also be met.

Category & Name of Organization Initial Acceptance Date* Contact Information Website
Phlebotomist
American Certification Agency (ACA)
07/30/2003

(574) 277-4538

PO Box 58

Osceola, IN, 46561

www.acacert.com
Phlebotomist
American Medical Technologists (AMT)
04/22/2003

(847) 823-5169

10700 Higgins Rd, #150

Rosemont, IL, 60018

www.americanmedtech.org
Phlebotomist
American Medical Certification Association (AMCA)
06/30/2017

(888) 960-2622
310 Passaic Ave, Suite 204B
Fairfield, NJ, 07004

www.amcaexams.com
Phlebotomist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
06/10/2003

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org
Phlebotomist
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT/MMCI)
02/06/2003

(800) 875-4404

7007 College Blvd, #385

Overland Park, KS, 99211

www.ncctinc.com
Phlebotomist
National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA)
02/04/2005 until 10/23/2009

(800) 875-4404

7007 College Blvd, #385

Overland Park, KS, 99211

www.ascp.org

Phlebotomist
National Healthcareer Association (NHA)
02/04/2005

(913) 661-6291

11161 Overbrook Rd

Leawood, KS, 66211

www.nhanow.com

Clinical Laboratory Scientist (CLS) Licensure - Generalist & Specialties 

*Initial Acceptance Date means that only examinations taken and passed after the date given shall satisfy the examination requirement for state certification. All other requirements, such as education, training, and payment of fees, must also be met.

Category & Name of Organization Initial Acceptance Date* Contact Information Website
CLS - Generalist
American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB)
01/01/2003

(314) 241-1445

906 Olive St, #1200

St. Louis, MO, 63101

www.aab.org

CLS - Generalist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
10/01/2002

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

CLS - Generalist
American Medical Technologists (AMT)
01/01/2014
*Only the 2014 and later versions of the exam are approved. Earlier versions are not accepted.

(847) 823-5169

10700 Higgins Rd, #150

Rosemont, IL, 60018

www.americanmedtech.org

CLS - Outside the US
American Society of Clinical Pathology International (ASCPi)
06/01/2003

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Chemist Scientist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
03/01/2004

(800) 267-2727
33 West Monroe St, #1600
Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Toxicologist Scientist
National Registry of Certified Chemists (NRCC)
03/01/2004

(610) 322-0657

125 Rose Ann Lane

West Grove, PA, 19390

www.nrcc6.org
Clinical Microbiologist Scientist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
03/01/2004

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Hematologist Scientist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
07/01/2005

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Immunohematologist Scientist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
07/01/2005

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Histocompatibility Scientist
American Society for Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (ABHI)
None

(916) 895-4602

PO Box 19173

Lenexa, KS, 66285

www.ashi-hla.org
Clinical Cytogeneticist Scientist
Before 10/23/2009

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Cytogeneticist Scientist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
On or after 10/23/2009

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist
National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA)
Before 10/23/2009

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist Scientist
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
On or after 10/23/2009

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

 

Medical Laboratory Technician Licensure  

*Initial Acceptance Date means that only examinations taken and passed after the date given shall satisfy the examination requirement for state certification. All other requirements, such as education, training, and payment of fees, must also be met.

Category & Name of Organization
Initial Acceptance Date* Contact Information Website

Medical Laboratory Technician
American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB)

01/01/2003

(314) 241-1445

906 Olive St, #1200

St. Louis, MO, 63101

www.aab.org
Medical Laboratory Technician
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
06/01/2003

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org


Medical Laboratory Technician
01/30/2023
(847) 823-5169
10700 Higgins Rd, #150
Rosemont, IL, 60018
www.americanmedtech.org

 

Director-Level Scientist Licensure 

*Initial Acceptance Date means that only examinations taken and passed after the date given shall satisfy the examination requirement for state certification. All other requirements, such as education, training, and payment of fees, must also be met.

Category & Name of Organization Initial Acceptance Date* Contact Information Website
Clinical Laboratory Bioanalyst
American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB)
10/01/2005

(314) 241-1445

906 Olive St, #1200

St. Louis, MO, 63101

www.aab.org

Clinical Chemist
American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC)
01/01/2005

(202) 420-7601

900 Seventh St, NW Suite 400

Washington, DC, 20001

www.abclinchem.org
Clinical Toxicologist
03/01/2004

(610) 322-0657

125 Rose Ann Lane

West Grove, PA, 19390

www.nrcc6.org
Clinical Microbiologist
06/01/2005

(202) 942-9257

1752 N St NW

Washington, DC, 20036

www.asm.org
Clinical Histocompatibility Director American Society for Histocompatibility & Immunogenetics (ABHI) None

(916) 895-4602

PO Box 19173

Lenexa, KS, 66285

www.ashi-hla.org

Clinical Cytogeneticist
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)
None

(301) 364-7315

9650 Rockville Pike

Bethesda, MD, 20814

www.abmgg.org
Clinical Genetic Molecular Biologist
American Board of Medical Genetics and Genomics (ABMGG)
None

(301) 364-7315

9650 Rockville Pike

Bethesda, MD, 20814

www.abmgg.org
Oral Pathology Laboratory Director
American Board of Oral and Maxillofacial Pathology (ABOMP)
None

(813) 286-2444 x 230

One Urban Centre, Suite 690, 4830 West Kennedy Blvd

Tampa, FL, 33609

www.abomp.org

 

Public Health Microbiologist Certification

*Initial Acceptance Date means that only examinations taken and passed after the date given shall satisfy the examination requirement for state certification. All other requirements, such as education, training, and payment of fees, must also be met.

Category & Name of Organization
Initial Acceptance Date*
Contact Information
Website
Public Health Microbiologist
American Association of Bioanalysts Board of Registry (AAB BOR)
July 25, 2018

(314) 241-1445

906 Olive Street, Suite 1200, St. Louis, MO 63101

www.aab.org


Cytotechnologist Licensure

*Initial Acceptance Date means that only examinations taken and passed after the date given shall satisfy the examination requirement for state certification. All other requirements, such as education, training, and payment of fees, must also be met.

Category & Name of Organization
Initial Acceptance Date* Contact Information Website

Cytotechnologist

American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
None

(800) 267-2727

33 West Monroe St, #1600

Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

 

**The information on this website is taken from California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Laboratory Field Services (LFS) databases and may not be current. The CDPH LFS encourages you to verify the status of information that may appear in this section. Complaint disclosure is restricted by law.​

​​
Page Last Updated :