Certification and Accreditation


The Master of Science in Clinical Laboratory Sciences Cytology Program is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP),in collaboration with the Cytotechnology Programs Review Committee (CPRC) of the American Society of Cytopathology (ASC), the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP), the American Society for Cytotechnology (ASCT), and the College of American Pathologists (CAP). CAAHEP: 1361 Park St. Clearwater, FL 33756 Ph# (727) 210-2350

Credentials Conferred:     Master of Science degree in Clinical Laboratory Sciences and a certificate of completion are awarded by the University of Alabama at Birmingham

 Board Certification: Graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination given by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP).  Successful completion of this examination indicates attainment of entry level proficiency in the field, and individuals are then recognized as CT(ASCP) - certified cytotechnologists.


                        ASCP Board of Certification

                        33 West Monroe Street, Suite 1600

                        Chicago, IL 60603

                        Phone: 312.541.4999

                        Fax: 312.541.4998

                        Email: info@ascp.org

                        Website: http://www.ascp.org