Thank you for your interest in becoming a Master Regional Trainer (MRT)! Here is what you need to know in order to complete the process.

What is a MRT?

Master Regional Trainers (MRTs) are responsible for guiding and advising the MDHHS TB Control Unit on required annual updates to the TST and TTT PowerPoints. MRTs vote on waiver requests and MRT Candidate Applications, as well as participant in bi-monthly conference calls with the MDHHS TB Control Unit staff. The need for more MRTs is growing and we look forward to YOU joining this group!

MRT Requirements

MRTs must:

  • Agree to hold at least one TTT Workshop, open to the public, every 12 months

  • Participate in calls with other MRTs and State TB Control Unit.


A MRT candidate must be an active, certified TST Instructor, in good standing, that is responsible for training others in both TST and TTT. Candidates must meet all of the following criteria to become and remain an MRT:


  • Be TST Certified

  • Have at least five years’ experience working in TB Control

  • Be a TST Instructor for a minimum of 24 months prior to becoming a MRT

Application Requirements

If you are interested in becoming an MRT, please complete the following and submit to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.:


  • A resume or CV that shows a minimum of five years’ experience in TB Control

  • TST Master Regional Trainer Application

  • Be prepared to complete the Biographical Data/Conflict of Interest online form, if applicable (link to the online form will be emailed after approval, if needed)

The MRT application review and approval process can take up to 60 days. Once the approval process is complete, you will receive an email with further instructions. Please note that during the approval process timeframe, you are INELIGIBLE to schedule or conduct a TTT workshop.


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