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Program Outcomes

The Pathologists' Assistant Program at the University of Maryland School of Medicine has a 97% three year average* pass rate for the ASCP certification examination (UMB student score mean to date is significantly above the national mean).  The Program current three year average* graduation rate is 100% and student employment placement at graduation is 100%.

Outcome MeasureClass of 2016Class of 2017Class of 2018Class of 2019
Graduation rate (students beginning final half of program) 100% 100% 100% 100%
Attrition (students beginning final half of program) 0% 0% 0% 0%
Placement within 6 months of graduation 100% 100% 100% 100%
ASCP BOC Exam Pass Rate** 100% 89%*** 100%  100%

*Calculations based on latest complete data set available (Classes of 2016 through 2019)

**Graduates who passed exam within first year of graduation, per NAACLS definition

***Calculations based on total of 9 graduates having taken exam within one year of graduation

The University of Maryland, Baltimore Pathologists’ Assistant Program is accredited by:

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
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Rosemont, IL 60018
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