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The Board of Certification helps you advance your career.

The Board of Certification helps you advance your career.

For all laboratory professionals, the ASCP Board of Certification (BOC) is here to help you maintain your certification and excel in your career!

As the oldest and largest certification agency for laboratory professionals, the BOC has certified more than 500,000 individuals since it was established and has become the gold standard for certification of laboratory personnel. ASCP's 2013 Wage Survey of U.S. Clinical Laboratories found that certified laboratory professionals earn more than their non-certified counterparts.  

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Document and Verify your work experience (if required)

Full and Part-Time Work Experience Defined

Full-time work experience is defined as a minimum of thirty-five (35) hours per week. Individuals who have part-time experience may be permitted to utilize prorated part-time experience to meet the work experience requirements.

The number of years of work experience required must be completed within the time frame, specified in the requirements, calculated from the date of application

Simultaneous experience at two different places of employment in excess of 35 hours per week is not counted toward the work experience requirement.

To document your clinical laboratory work experience:

Step 1: Please download the appropriate documentation form. These forms refer to the particular eligibility requirement for your qualification category. If your eligibility route is not listed below, a work experience documentation form is not required.

Step 2: Work experience documentation forms must be completed by your immediate supervisor or laboratory director and attached to a letter of authenticity signed by this individual verifying the authenticity of the form. This letter must be printed on original letterhead and state that the work experience documentation form was completed by the employer, with the date and signature. NOTE: Documentation forms and letters of authenticity must be completed and signed by your employer at each place of employment required to establish the required clinical laboratory experience within the time limits of the specific route of eligibility. Work experience documentation forms will be audited to verify authenticity.

Step 3: WORK EXPERIENCE DOCUMENTATION FORM(S) AND LETTER(S) OF AUTHENTICITY MUST BE MAILED TO THE ASCP BOARD OF CERTIFICATION. FAXES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED.


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