Program outcomes

For CLS graduates who completed the ASCP Board of Certification between 2014 and 2016, the 3 year average ASCP Board Certification pass rate was 95%.  The 3 year average graduation rate for students who graduated in 2015, 2016, and 2017 was 100%.  The 3-year average placement rate for Classes of 2014, 2015, and 2016 was 95%.  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.