Length of Training/Requirements
Clinical laboratory technicians must earn a two-year associate degree, including completion of an accredited Clinical Laboratory Technician program.
To be certified as a clinical laboratory technician, individuals must have an Associate degree from an accredited college and must be a graduate of an accredited Clinical Laboratory Technician Program. In addition, individuals must pass an examination given by one of the following organizations: the Board of Registry of the American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP), the National Credentialing Agency (NCA), and the American Medical Technologists (AMT). Certification is voluntary but recommended, and may be earned from either the ASCP, the AMT, or the NCAMLP. Most employers require certifcation for employment. Certification establishes an individual’s professional credibility and improves employment opportunities.
*D- Doctorate M-Masters B-Bachelor A-Associates C-Certificate
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