Students completing the clinical education earn a baccalaureate degree from affiliated universities, if applicable, and a certificate from NorthShore University HealthSystem. Awarding of the degree is not contingent on passing a national certification examination. Grades are accepted for credit by the degree-granting institution if applicable.
Graduates are eligible to take the following national certification examinations.
Certification: Medical Laboratory Scientist - MLS (ASCP)
Sponsor: Board of Certification of the American Society for Clinical Pathology
Candidates who complete NorthShore University HealthSystems' MLS Program find a life-long satisfying career in the many facets of laboratory medicine.
In the past three years our program has an average of:
- 100% Graduation Rate
- 69% First Attempt Pass Rate on the Board of Certification Exam
- 72% Job Placement
|First Attempt BOC Pass
*Not all graduates have registered or taken their board examination. These statistics are a reflection of the students who have taken the board examination as of May 2023.