Medical Laboratory Sciences Department

National Certification Examinations

Although not a requirement for graduation, students are prepared for and eligible to take national certification examinations. Two exams are available through the:

  1. American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)
    Board of Registry
    P.O. Box 12277
    Chicago, IL 60612-0277
    (312) 738-1336

    The ASCP Board of Registry is an independent certification agency that sets standards which ensure the competency of medical laboratory professionals. The Board of Registry certifies those individuals who meet the academic and clinical prerequisites and who achieve acceptable performance levels on examinations. Marist Medical Technology graduates meet the eligibility requirements for the ASCP medical technologist (MT), examination. Examinations are offered online throughout the year in three- month examination periods. The MT examination application fee is $145.
  2. American Medical Technologists (AMT)

    10700 West Higgins Road Suite 150
    Rosemont, IL 60016
    (847) 823 5169
    Fax: (847) 823 0458