NSH Membership

Join NSH today...

It might just change your life!

When you join the National Society for Histotechnology (NSH), you become part of a community of histology professionals who are passionately dedicated to supporting each other through collaboration, knowledge sharing, career enrichment, and skills development. You gain access to a variety of educational resources, networking opportunities, and events to increase your knowledge and achieve your career goals, which will improve patient outcomes.  

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When you become a member, look in your confirmation email for a link to download a free webinar, worth 1 CEU credit!

Categories of Membership

Membership is open to anyone actively engaged in or interested in histotechnology or an allied profession.   Certification is not a prerequisite for NSH membership. 

Professional Members

  • Individuals actively engaged and/or interested in histotechnology or an allied profession that do not qualify for "Student"  or "Retired"  status.

Student Members

  • Individuals enrolled in a NAACLS approved histotechnology program, with documentation from the program director and/or pathologists attesting to their student training status. Learn more about Student Member Benefits & Application »
  • Individuals may hold student membership for a maximum of two years.* 
  • Student Membership may be purchased through your school's bookstore, if the school's program has signed up for the Student Membership/Exam Simulator Bundle. 

Retired Members

  • Members retired from the profession.
  • The member must be an active member in good standing for at least five years prior to retirement.

Organization Sustaining Member

  • Companies wishing to help support the Society by paying a fee, set by the Board.

Annual Dues

NSH membership runs from January 1 - December 31, annually. You may join at any time during the year; dues are not pro-rated.

Professional: $80
Student: $40$80
Retired: $40
Sustaining: $250

Why Join NSH?

For just $80, see what becoming a member of NSH can do for you!

Member Benefits


Apply by Mail

Please mail completed forms to PO Box 75914, Baltimore, MD 21275, or fax to 443-535-4055. You may also call 443-535-4060 to speak to a membership representative. 

New Member Application