Program Outcome Measures

  • External certification results (three-year average: 18/19, 19/20, and 20/21) - Percent of graduates who pass the ASCP-BOC national certification exam within one year of graduation
    UIS MLS certification rate: 95%*
    ASCP national certification rate (2021): 69%
    NAACLS benchmark: 75%
  • Graduation rate (three-year average: 18/19, 19/20, and 20/21) - Percent of students who enter the final half of the program and successfully graduate from the program
    UIS MLS graduation rate: 100%
    NAACLS benchmark: 70%
  • Placement rate (three-year average: 18/19, 19/20, and 20/21) - Percent of graduates who seek and find employment in the field or a closely related field or continue their education within one year of graduation
    UIS MLS placement rate: 100%*
    NAACLS benchmark: 70%

* final results pending