Features & Highlights

  • Nationally accredited: program is nationally accredited by National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
  • High national certification exam pass rate: graduates pass the Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) certification exam by American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification with higher scores than the national average
  • Hands-on, real-world training: program includes laboratory practicum training in clinical and medical laboratories of area employers
  • Accelerated program: students can earn their Certificate of Proficiency or their Associates of Applied Arts and Sciences degree within 4-5 quarters (12-15 months)
  • Cohort learning: students build a lasting network with a tight-knit peer group
  • Scholarships: program-specific funding available through the Foundation

MLT Program Outcomes for graduate success on the MLT (ASCP) Board of Certification exam: Shoreline MLT program strives to meet and exceed the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) requirement of the last three active years average of at least 75% pass-rate for all first-time takers on the Medical Laboratory Technicians (MLT) certification exam by the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP) Board of Certification (BOC) within the first year of graduation. Additionally, MLT Program graduates consistently pass the MLT(ASCP) exam, the gold standard for certification of laboratory professional, with significantly higher average scores than the national average test takers for the that same academic period. The minimum passing score is 400.

ACADEMIC YEAR MLT (ASCP) CERTIFICATION PASS RATE
2020-21 100%
2019-20 94%
2018-19 89%
3-year average 88%
NAACLS Minimum 75%

Average MLT ASCP Certification Scores from 2018-2021 for Shoreline MLT Program

MLT Program Outcomes for graduate placement rates: Shoreline MLT program strives to meet and exceed the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) requirement of the last three active years average of at least 70% of respondent graduates either find employment in the field or continue their education within the first year of graduation.

ACADEMIC YEAR GRADUATE PLACEMENT RATE
2020-21 92%
2019-20 88%
2018-19 60%
3-year average 78%
NAACLS Minimum 70%

MLT Program Outcomes for graduation rates: Shoreline MLT program strives to meet and exceed the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS) requirement of the last three active years average of at least 70% of students to successfully graduates from the program.

ACADEMIC YEAR COMPLETION RATE
2020-21 92%
2019-20 100%
2018-19 100%
3-year average 98%
NAACLS Minimum 70%
 
 
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National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Science / NAACLS
5600 N. River Rd., Suite 720
Rosemont, IL 60018-5119