Program Assessment

Program Assessment

Program Assessment

NAACLS Accreditation Progress Report 2017

Essential Requirements

The DSU MLS program has established non-academic standards of performance defined as essential requirements. Through their conduct, MLS students represent Dixie State University and importantly the MLS profession and the MLS program. Accordingly, DSU MLS program students must possess knowledge, skills, and attitudes to work in a wide-ranging variety of settings where laboratory testing is performed. Consequently, to be admitted and maintain enrollment, participate in, and successfully complete the MLS program, a student must meet the program’s essential requirements.
Essential Requirements

Program Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes

National Board Certification Examination

After completion of the University of Washington Medical Laboratory Science (MLS) Bachelor of Science Program, DSU MLS graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination in Medical Laboratory Science (MLS).

ASCP Board of Certification Exam: Examinees Pass Rate

Pass Rate (%) by Examination Year 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Program 100 100 N/A 100 100
University 84 79 N/A 84 82
National 84 79 N/A 84 82

Graduation and Employment Rates

Some graduates choose to pursue other life opportunities which accounts for the students not employed upon graduation.
Graduation Year Number of Students Started Number of Students Graduated Number of graduates employed as MLS within 6 months of graduation
2018 4 4 4
2017 2 2 2
2016 0 N/A N/A
2015 1 1 1
2014 3 3 2