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Certification for Medical Laboratory Technician Program Graduates

Graduates of the Medical Laboratory Technician Program at Saint Paul College are eligible to sit for the national examination administered by the Board of Certification (BOC) under the direction of the American Society for Clinical Pathology (ASCP). In passing this nationally recognized examination, graduates attain a credential that allows them to be recognized as competent to carry out their professional duties in their medical laboratory career.

The Saint Paul College Medical Laboratory Technician program enjoys an overall first-attempt pass rate of 96.9% over the past three years on the ASCP-BOC exam. Comparisons to the national pass rate for each of these years are listed below.

Year Saint Paul College Pass Rate National Pass Rate
2011 94.7% 81.7%
​2012 96%​ 79%​
2013 100% 78.9%

The Saint Paul College Medical Laboratory Technician program faculty work continuously to maintain high performance of program graduates on the certification examination.

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