Program Outcomes

1. Graduate certification rates demonstrating an average of at least 75% pass rate on the BOC examinations for those who take the exam within the first year of graduation as calculated by the most recent three year period.

ASCP Board of Certification Medical Laboratory Science Exam Statistics

Year of Graduation Number of Students Taking Exam Within 12 Months Number of Students Passing the Exam Within the First Year % Passing the Exam within the First Year
2012 17 15 88.2%
2013 18 18 100%
2014 22 21 95.6%
2015 20 19 95%
2016 17 17 100%
2017 18 15 83%
2018 19 17 89.5%
Cumulative Total 131 122 93.1%

2. Graduation rates demonstrating an average of at least 70% of students who have begun the final half of the program go on to successfully graduate from the program as calculated by the most recent three year period. (Defined as the beginning of clinicals).

Cohort Year Admitted Number of Students Beginning Second Half of Program (Start of Clinicals) Students Beginning Second Half of Program and Successfully Graduating from the Program Percentage
2013 23 22 95.6%
2014 21 21 100%
2015 21 21 100%
2016 19 17 89.5%
2017 19 19 100%
2018 21 21 100%
Total 124 121 97.6%

3. Graduate placement rates demonstrating that an average of at least 70% of respondent graduates either find employment in the field or closely related field (for those who seek employment, or continue their education within one year of graduation as calculated by the most recent three year period.

Year of Graduation Number of Students Graduating Number who found employment or continued their ed. Percentage
2013 21 19 90.5%
2014 22 19 86.4%
2015 21 21 100%
2016 17 17 100%
2017 19 19 100%
2018 21 20 95%
Total 121 115 95%

4. Retention/Attrition Data

Year of Admitted Number of Students Enrolling in Program-Includes Part time as well as full time students Number who completed the program Percentage
2013 23 20 87%
2014 23 21 91%
2015 23 17 73.9%
2016 23 17 73.9%
2017 23 19 82.6
2018 25 21 84%
Total 140 115 82%

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