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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 Measure Class of
Class of
Class of
Class of
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% 100% 90%  100%

*Calculations based on latest complete data set available (Classes of 2020 through 2023)

**Calculations based on incomplete data, as exam pass status is not available for all students in the class, as of the time of posting of this information.

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

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

National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS)
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