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The Columbia State MLT Program has been awarded initial accreditation (5 years, April 30, 2019) with the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS), 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, and phone 773.714.8880. The associate degree earned, along with the NAACLS certification of the Columbia State MLT Program, enables MLT students to qualify for testing with certifying bodies such as the American Society of Clinical Pathologists Board of Registry, thus giving the student the title of MLT (ASCP) and/or with the American Medical Technologist thus giving them an MLT (AMT).

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The Columbia State MLT Program has been granted an operating license to conduct and maintain a School for Training Medical Laboratory Personnel in the Specialty(ies) of Medical Laboratory Technician from the Tennessee Medical Laboratory Board in Nashville, Tennessee. The Board is located at: Metro Center Complex, 665 Mainstream Drive, 2nd Floor, Nashville, TN 37243. 615.532.3202.