American Association for Clinical Chemistry
Better health through laboratory medicine
Certification

Professional Certification Boards in Laboratory Medicine

AACC supports credentialing of clinical laboratory practitioners through certification, licensure, and registration.  The following resources are for those interested in professional certification.

 For scientists with a bachelors or higher degree

  American Board of Bioanalysts (ABB)
  
American Board of Toxicology (ABT)
 
ASCP Board of Certification (BOC)
  National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA)
  National Registry of Certified Chemists (NRCC)

For scientists with a doctoral degree

   American Board of Clinical Chemistry (ABCC)
   American Board of Medical Laboratory Immunology (ABMLI)
   American Board of Medical Microbiology (ABMM)
   American Board of Pathology (ABP)

Federal Personnel Requirements for Laboratory Professionals in the US
Laboratory Consultant and Director Positions

CLIA Regulations

State Personnel Requirements for Laboratory Professionals in the U.S.
State requirements for practice in a clinical laboratory vary.  Find out how to determine the requirements in your state.