Professional Organizations

MLS students planning on becoming certified Medical Laboratory Scientists are encouraged to join the following professional organizations.  Applications may be found on their websites and are posted below.

American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP)

33 West Monroe St., Suite 1600
Chicago, IL 60603
Phone: 800-267-ASCP (2727) or 312-541-4999     Fax:  312-541-4998
Email: General information -


Membership is free for students.  

The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS)

6701 Democracy Boulevard, Suite 300
Bethesda, Maryland 20817
Phone: 301-657-2768     Fax:  301-657-2909


National membership is $25.00 for students plus $5.00 for state membership.