Program Outcome Data

Program Outcome Data

The United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education have indicated the importance of the public availability of program/student outcomes measured. To meet this expectation, the University of Kentucky Medical Laboratory Science program is providing the following:

Certification Examination Pass Rate*

The following table shows the pass rate for those who take the ASCP BOC MLS exam within the first year of graduation.

Class ofNumber of Graduates Attempting ExamNumber of Graduates Passing ExamUltimate pass rate %
20141919100
2015181583
20162121100
Three Year Average Pass Rate 95%

*Data presented as defined by NAACLS standards

Graduation/Attrition Rates*

The following table shows the number of students who began the final half of the MLS program (defined by the MLS Program as those progressing past the second semester of the first year) and graduated.

Class ofNumber of students starting final halfNumber of students graduatingYearly Attrition Rate %Yearly Graduation Rate %
201522220100
201626250100
201728280100
Three Year Average Graduation Rate 100%

*Data presented as defined by NAACLS standards

Placement Rate*

The following table shows the number of students placed (found employment in the field or closely related field and/or continued their education) within one year of graduation.

Class ofTotal GraduatesPlaced GraduatesPlacement Rate %
2014242396
20152222100
2016262596
Three Year Average Placement Rate 97%

*Data presented as defined by NAACLS standards

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