Certification & Licensure

To become ASCP certified in Medical Laboratory Science - MLS(ASCP)

Graduates of the UNMC Medical Laboratory Science Program are eligible to take a national examination administered by the Board of Certification (BOC), the separate, certifying body within the organizational structure of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). Those who pass the exam in medical laboratory science may use the initials, MLS(ASCP)CM, after their name to show they are proficient in their field.

Additional information is available by contacting:
ASCP Board of Certification
Phone: 312.738.1336, ext. 1344
Email: boc@ascp.org