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Personnel Licensure & Certification

  

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Name of Organization Initial Acceptance Date* Contact Information Website
American Certification Agency (ACA) 07/30/2003 (574) 277-4538
PO Box 58
Osceola, IN, 46561
www.acacert.com
American Medical Technologists (AMT) 04/22/2003 (847) 823-5169
10700 Higgins Rd, #150
Rosemont, IL, 60018
www.americanmedtech.org
American Medical Certification Association (AMCA) 06/30/2017 (888) 960-2622
310 Passaic Ave, Suite 204B
Fairfield, NJ, 07004
www.amcaexams.com
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) 06/10/2003 (800) 267-2727
33 West Monroe St, #1600
Chicago, IL, 60603
www.ascp.org
National Center for Competency Testing (NCCT/MMCI) 02/06/2003 (800) 875-4404
7007 College Blvd, #385
Overland Park, KS, 99211
www.ncctinc.com
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

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.

​Specialty & 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
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
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 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.

Name of Organization​ ​Initial Acceptance Date* ​Contact Information ​Website
​American Association of Bioanalysts (AAB) ​01/01/2003 ​​​(314) 241-1445
906 Olive St, #1200
St. Louis, MO, 63101
www.aab.org
​​American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) ​06/01/2003 ​​(800) 267-2727
33 West Monroe St, #1600
Chicago, IL, 60603

​​www.ascp.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.

​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
National Certified Registry of Chemists (NRCC)
​03/01/2004 ​​​(610) 322-0657
125 Rose Ann Lane
West Grove, PA, 19390
nrcc6.org
​Clinical Microbiologist
American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM)
​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

 

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.

​Name of Organization ​Initial Acceptance Date* ​Contact Information ​Website
American Society of Clinical Pathology (ASCP) ​None ​​​​​​​(800) 267-2727
33 West Monroe St, #1600
Chicago, IL, 60603

www.ascp.org

 

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