The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science is the preeminent organization for clinical laboratory science practitioners. ASCLS provides dynamic leadership and vigorously promotes all aspects of clinical laboratory science practice, education, and management to ensure excellent, accessible, and cost-effective laboratory services for the consumers of health care.

Note: Your paid ASCLS membership is valid Aug. 1 – July 31. If you join after August 1, your membership will only be valid to July 31 regardless of when you joined. 

Memberships purchased between January 15th and April 30th will be be charged a prorated amount for the remainder of this year, in addition to the full membership rate for the next year.

Memberships are not refundable. 

Having problems with your renewal?

Contact us at or 571.748.3770.


$135 to join ($120 to renew)
plus $20 state dues

Open to all persons certified or engaged in the practice and/or education process of clinical laboratory science, including those with an active interest in supporting the purposes and goals of this society.  Includes basic benefits plus the award winning journal, Clinical Laboratory Science.  International members must join in this member category.


$87 to join ($72 to renew)
plus $10 state dues

Community Membership shall be open to all persons. Community Membership is NOT eligible for member discounts for live ASCLS national events and does NOT count towards continuous professional membership in the society which is used for eligibility of emeritus membership status. Community members cannot hold office or vote in ASCLS elections.

Ascending Professional

$75 ($60 to renew)
plus $10 state dues

Ascending Professional Membership is open to any individual eligible for Professional Membership, if the individual has not held previous membership other than Developing Professional or Ascending Professional Membership in this Society and is within five years of graduation from a program of clinical laboratory studies.

Developing Professional

plus $5 state dues 

Developing Professional membership shall be open to any person enrolled as a student in a program of clinical laboratory studies.


plus $5 state dues

Open to any an individual who has been a professional member of ASCLS and whose age and years of continuous Professional Membership are equal to or greater than 90. If you think you qualify, please email

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