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The Board of Certification helps you advance your career.

The Board of Certification helps you advance your career.

Whether you are a medical laboratory scientist, medical laboratory technician, or other type of lab professional, 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 490,000 individuals since it was established and has become the gold standard for certification of clinical 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 experience

Full and Part-Time Work Experience Defined

Full-time 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 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 experience requirement.

To document your experience:

Download experience documentation form.

Experience documentation forms must be completed by your employer (as defined in the eligibility requirements) 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 experience documentation form was completed by the employer, with the date and signature. Experience documentation forms will be audited to verify authenticity.

Attach the Experience Documentation form(s) and letter(s) with your application and fee.