Histotechnicians and histotechnologist, who wish to practice in the state of Florida, must apply for licensure with the Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel. They may make contact the board at:
Florida Department of Health
Board of Clinical Laboratory Personnel
Division of Medical quality Assurance
4052 Bald Cypress Way, Bin #C01
Tallahassee, Florida 32399-3257
SPECIAL NOTE TO STUDENTS WITH BACHELOR'S DEGREE OR HIGHER
See the American Society for Clinical Pathology Histotechnologist Certification requirements at http://www.ascp.org .
Students who have obtained a Baccalaureate degree from a regionally accredited college/university with a combination of 30 semester hours (45 quarter hours) of biology and chemistry AND successful completion of a NAACLS accredited Histotechnician or Histotechnology program within the last 5 years therefore you will be eligible to sit for national certification exam for histotechnologist, after completing this program.
Further information regarding program accreditation can be obtained at http://www.naacls.org.