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Institutional Accreditation

Lincoln Memorial University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, specialist, and doctorate degrees. Questions about the accreditation of Lincoln Memorial University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (


Medical Laboratory Science Program Accreditation

Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Science program are eligible to take the American Society for Clinical Pathology Board of Certification Exam (ASCP BOC) and enter the workforce in various clinical settings, including hospital laboratories and physician's offices, and research and development laboratories.

Please note that the granting of the Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Laboratory Science is not contingent upon the students passing any type of external certification or licensure examination such as the ASCP BOC exam.

The Medical Laboratory Science major leads to the Bachelor of Science degree and is fully accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS). Contact information for NAACLS is as follows:

5600 N. River Road, Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119
Telephone: 1.773.714.8880
Fax: 1.773.714.8886 

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