Certification Standards for Andrology Laboratory Director (ALD)
To be eligible for certification as an Andrology Laboratory Director (ALD), an applicant must fulfill the following requirement:
- Hold an earned doctoral degree* from an accredited institution (see rule 11 under General Regulations) with a chemical, physical, biological, or clinical laboratory science as the major subject and have successfully completed 32 semester hours (minimum) in chemistry or the biological sciences acceptable to the Board and be certified as a High-Complexity Clinical Laboratory Director (HCLD) by the American Board of Bioanalysis (ABB) and have passed ABB's examination in the technical discipline of Andrology.
*Individuals with an M.D. or D.O. degree, or the equivalent, must also be licensed to practice medicine in at least one (1) state in the U.S..
Apply for ALD certification by filling out this application form and returning it to the ABB office with applicable payment.