Earn Credits for the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) Credential Maintenance Program (CMP)

If you received your ASCP Medical Laboratory Technician (MLT) or Medical Laboratory Scientist (MLS) certification after 1/1/2004, the American Society for Clinical Pathology requires you to earn Credential Maintenance Program (CMP) points to maintain your certification. If you were certified before 2004, participation in the ASCP Credential Maintenance Program is voluntary but highly encouraged.

In October 2009, the ASCP Board of Registry and the National Credentialing Agency for Laboratory Personnel (NCA) merged into a single credentialing agency, the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC). Individuals formerly certified by NCA are now certified by the ASCP BoC and may need to earn continuing education credits for the ASCP Credential Maintenance Program as outlined below.

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Sources: CMP U.S. Credential Maintenance Program ASCP Board of Certification: Stay Credentialed

Revised 7/17/2020

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