Program Outcomes (2016 – 2018)
The UTEP Clinical Laboratory Science Program outcomes are prescribed by NAACLS accreditation standards and must meet NAACLS approved benchmarks. NAACLS approved benchmarks include external certification results (75%), graduation rates (70%) and placement rates (70%). Outcomes measures also include attrition rates. Outcomes for the most recent three year period must be posted.
UTEP Clinical Laboratory Science Program outcomes are illustrated in the tables below. UTEP CLS Program measures are above the NAACLS benchmarks. UTEP CLS Program has an average first year pass rate of 83.3%, a graduation rate of 97.1% and a 100% placement rate.
|Outcome Measures||2016||2017||2018||Three year period outcomes|
- Graduate certification rates demonstrating an average of at least 75% pass rate on the BOC examinations for those who take the exam within the first year of graduation as calculated by the most recent three year period.
- 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. (Defined as the year clinical rotations begin)
- Graduate placement rates demonstrating that an average of at least 70% of respondent graduates either find employment in the field or 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.
- Retention/Attrition Data