What is Certification?
Histotechnologists are certified by the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC), a separate certifying body within the organizational structure of the American Society for Clinical Pathology, Inc. (ASCP). In order to become certified as a histotechnologist, you must complete the formal certification process outlined by the BOC, which requires education, clinical training and experience, and successful completion of the certification examination for Technicians, Technologists, Specialists, and Diplomates in Laboratory Management.
There are two main certifications earned by histologists, the HT and the HTL. Check out this video to learn the difference!