Program outcomes

For CLS graduates who completed the ASCP Board of Certification between 2015 and 2017, the 3 year average MLS certification pass rate was 95%. The 3 year average graduation rate for students who graduated in 2016, 2017, and 2018 was 100%. The 3-year average employment/graduate school rate for Classes of 2015, 2016, and 2017 was 94%.

A 2009 departmental survey of our clinical affiliates within the Richmond area indicated that 55% of the clinical laboratory positions were filled by graduates of VCU's CLS program.