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American Medical Technologists
The American Medical Technologists (AMT) is a nonprofit certification agency and professional membership association representing over 38,000 individuals in allied health care. Established in 1939, AMT has been providing allied health professionals with professional certification services and membership programs to enhance their professional and personal growth.
American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS), as the preeminent organization for clinical laboratory science practitioners, provides dynamic leadership and vigorously promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education and management to ensure excellent, accessible cost-effective laboratory services for the consumers of health care.
American Society of Clinical Pathologists
The American Society of Clinical Pathologists (ASCP) is a not-for-profit medical society organized exclusively for educational, scientific, and charitable purposes. Its mission is to promote the public health and safety by the appropriate application of pathology and laboratory medicine and to serve as the national resource to enhance the quality of pathology and laboratory medicine, primarily by developing comprehensive educational programs and materials. ASCP offers the largest certification agency (ASCP Board of Certification). The BOC has certified more than 500,000 individuals and is the gold standard for certification of laboratory personnel.
National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences
The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) is committed to being the premier international agency for accreditation and approval of educational programs in the clinical laboratory sciences and related healthcare disciplines. NAACLS provides leadership in fostering innovative educational approaches and actively supports cooperative efforts with other agencies. NAACLS in collaboration with its professional organizations provides comprehensive services including program accreditation, program approval, consultation and continuing education. NAACLS provides these services for educational programs, students, employers and health care consumers.