Professional Student Organizations
The Medical Laboratory Science Club promotes social and intellectual fellowship among its members, encourages research, development of professionalism, and to raise the prestige of medical technologists. It is open to all Medical Technology and Pre-Medical Technology Students. Fees: $5.00 per semester. Read the Med Laboratory Science Club Constitution & Bylaws.
The American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science (ASCLS) provides dynamic leadership and vigorously 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. Student membership is open to persons enrolled in a structured program of training or academic instruction in clinical laboratory science, or to full-time graduate students in related science area. National Dues: $25.00, State Dues: $2.00.
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.