Program Accreditation

Both the BS and AS programs are accredited by the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science (NAACLS).  Contact information for NAACLS:  5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL 60018-5119, www.naacls.org External link.

Program Outcomes

Programs accredited by NAACLS are required to meet the following benchmark criteria:

NAACLS BENCHMARK FOR CERTIFICATION RATES

Three years consecutive results of graduate certification rates demonstrating an average of at least 75% pass rate on the ASCP-BOC examinations, for those who take the exam within the first year of graduation as calculated by the most recent three year period.

  • Current 3 year average: MLT = 100%, MLS = 76%

NAACLS BENCHMARK FOR GRADUATION RATES

Three years consecutive results of 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.

  • Current 3 year average: MLT = 100%, MLS = 95%

NAACLS BENCHMARK FOR GRADUATE PLACEMENT RATES

Three years consecutive results of graduate placement rates demonstrating that an average of at least 70% of respondent graduates either find employment in the field or a 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.

  • Current 3 year average: MLT = 100%, MLS = 100%