CLS Program Outcomes

The following table lists statistics for Board of Certification Pass Rates, Graduation Rates and Job Placement Rates for the Clinical Laboratory Science program.

 

Program Outcomes
Year BOC Pass Rates* Graduation Rates Attrition Rates Job Placement Rates
2012 95% 91% 9% 100%
2013 95% 93% 7% 100%
2014 94% 98% 2% 100%
2015 90% 97% 8% 100%
2016 98% 98% 2% 100%
2017 100% 97% 3% 100%
*One year pass rate

 

Students admitted to the Clinical Laboratory Science program are highly successfully and have great job opportunities in their future careers. Visit the Board of Certification site for more information.

CLS Certification

Graduates of an accredited clinical laboratory science program are eligible for national certification as clinical laboratory scientists (medical technologists).

Sponsor: American Society of Clinical Pathologists
Administrator: American Society of Clinical Pathologists
Exams: ASCP Board of Certification

In addition to the national certification, some states require the CLS practitioner to obtain a license, usually requiring one of the national certifications and/or a state licensing test. The following list is provided as an advisory to CLS students, but is not guaranteed to be complete or current. The interested student should contact the state of interest for more details about any requirements for working as a CLS in that state. Texas, at this time, does not require a license. Visit http://www.medtechnet.com/state_ce/ for more information about licensure requirements.

  • California
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Louisiana
  • Montana
  • Nevada
  • North Dakota
  • Rhode Island
  • Tennessee
  • West Virginia

 

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