Medical Lab Tech

Medical Laboratory Technician

Graduates of this program are prepared for the Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) Board of Certification exam. If licensure is not required in a state, it is determined that the program meets state licensing requirements.

State State Licensing Board or Department State Licensing Requirements Notes
Alabama N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Alaska N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
American Samoa   Not determined  
Arizona N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Arkansas N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
California California Department of Health Services Not determined

Licensure required. Must pass state examination; recognizes some national certification exams, however certification does not equal licensure in California. In addition to passing the approved certification exam and the online quiz regarding California state law, the applicant must meet California education and training standards in order to be eligible for a California state license. The educational and training standards are described in sections1261 and 1263 at http://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/lfs/Pages/ClinicalLaboratoryPersonnel.aspx

Colorado N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Connecticut N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Delaware N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
District of Columbia N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Florida Department of Health Division of Medical Quality Assurance Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel Meets

Facility licensure only, does require CLS/CLT national certification education and experience requirements; does not cover POLs or state or federal government labs. The program meets requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam.

Georgia Georgia Department of Human Resources
Office of Regulatory Services
Diagnostic Services Unit
Meets Licensure required. The program does meet state requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam.
Guam   Not determined  
Hawaii Hawaii Department of Health State Laboratory Division Meets NCA and ASCP BOR certification recognized. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. No continuing education required. 
Idaho N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Illinois N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Indiana N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Iowa N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Kansas N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Kentucky N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Louisiana

Louisiana State Board of Medical Examiners

Meets Licensure required, national certification recognized. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. Continuing education hours required annually.
Maine N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Maryland N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Massachusetts N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Michigan N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Minnesota N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements..
Mississippi N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Missouri N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Montana Montana Department of Commerce Board of Clinical Laboratory Science Practitioners Meets Licensure required, national certification recognized. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. Continuing education hours required annually.
Nebraska N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Nevada Nevada Bureau of Licensure and Certification Meets Licensure required, national certification recognized. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. Continuing education hours required annually.
New Hampshire N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
New Jersey N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
New Mexico N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
New York New York State Boards for the Professions Not determined Licensure required.
North Carolina N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
North Dakota North Dakota Board of Clinical Laboratory Practice Meets Licensure required. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. Continuing education contact hours required every two years.
Northern Mariana Islands   Not determined  
Ohio N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Oklahoma N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Oregon N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Pennsylvania N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Puerto Rico Puerto Rico Medical Technology Board of Medical Examiners Meets Licensure required, national certification recognized. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. Continuing education hours required every three years.
Rhode Island N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
South Carolina N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
South Dakota N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Tennessee Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board Meets Licensure required, national certification recognized. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. No continuing education requirements.
Texas N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
US Virgin Islands   Not determined  
Utah N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Vermont N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Virginia N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Washington N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
West Virginia West Virginia Office of Laboratory Services Meets Licensure required, national certification recognized. The program does meet requirements being graduates are prepared for the MLT Board of Certification exam. Continuing education contact hours required annually.
Wisconsin N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.
Wyoming N/A Meets Licensure not required in this state, therefore the program meets state licensure requirements.

Disclaimer: The college makes every effort to ensure the information above is current, but please be advised that state laws, regulations and policies may change at any time. It is the responsibility of the student completing the licensure program to check with the licensing board(s) in their state of residence or in the state in which they intend to obtain a license for the most recent information and requirements. M State shall not be held liable if a student is unable to qualify for licensure or certification in any jurisdiction or cannot obtain a practicum/internship location.

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