ASCLS Membership Categories

Professional: $108 to join ($96 to renew)   plus state dues $10.00 for Iowa

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.

Community: $72 to join ($60 to renew)

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: $60 ($48 to renew)   plus state dues $10.00 for Iowa

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: $24     plus state dues $5.00 for Iowa

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

Emeritus: $24     no state dues required

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

Updated: August 11, 2018

Reviewed: September 8, 2019

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