BOC Mission Statement
The mission of the Board of Certification is to provide excellence in certification of laboratory professionals on behalf of patients worldwide.
BOC Vision Statement
Serving as the largest and oldest pathology and laboratory medicine society and as the gold standard in certification for laboratory professionals, the BOC of the ASCP will take the leadership role in the future of laboratory medicine. Its work will focus on promoting public awareness and assuming a proactive role in legislation that impacts the certification or practice of laboratory professionals. The BOC will strive to ensure an adequate and competent workforce to protect public health and advocate for increased communication with program directors regarding certification and its maintenance through continuing education. There will be ongoing efforts to develop and globally consolidate new certifications in response to emerging disciplines or regulatory changes in the delivery of laboratory testing. Operating in a financially stable manner, the BOC will be instrumental in stimulating economic and workforce development both nationally and internationally.