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American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) is the preeminent organization for clinical laboratory scientists. ASCL provides leadership and promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education and management to ensure excellent, accessible cost-effective laboratory services for the consumers of health care. Membership is open to any person enrolled in a program of clinical laboratory studies. Memberships is valid August 1 through July 31.

  • National Dues: $28.00 plus State Dues: $5.00.

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

You can apply for ASCP Student Associate Membership if you intend to meet the ASCP Board of Registry eligibility requirements for certification and you have been accepted or are currently enrolled in a regionally accredited college/university science program or a laboratory science program approved by an appropriate accrediting agency. You can be an ASCP Student Associate member until you become certified by the ASCP Board of Registry and eligible for ASCP Associate membership or 5 years from the date of application, whichever occurs first. This application must be signed by your program director.

  • Annual Dues: Free.

Last updated: 10/25/2022