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Program Outcomes and Achievements

Accreditation & Program Milestones

Outcomes and Achievements

Community Healthcare System School of Medical Laboratory Science is operating under an Initial Accreditation for Five Years from the National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences (NAACLS).

We are proud to announce a 100 percent graduation rate for our students in 2015, 2016, and 2017.

Upon successful completion of our program, graduates are eligible to take a national certification exam, such as the ASCP-BOC.
Graduation is not contingent upon taking or passing national certification or licensure examination.

Our national certification exam pass rate is 83 percent.

Upon completion, all of our graduates were placed into employment within Community Healthcare System Laboratories.

To learn more about accreditation, contact:
The National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences, 5600 N. River Road, Suite 720, Rosemont, IL, 6018-5119.
Phone: 847-939-3597 

Other accreditation and student resource information, which includes career-related scholarship information, can be found through the NAACLS, American Society for Clinical Pathology, Board of Certification; and American Society for Clinical Laboratory Science.

Mission Statement

Community Healthcare System Laboratory: Supports the mission and values of Community Healthcare System, Inc., through communication, performance and self-example to patients, other employees and the community.
• Serves as a role-model in all actions and dealings with employees.
• Recognizes the importance of the contribution of each individual's work in the hospital.
• Interacts courteously and compassionately with patients, family/significant others and other employees.
• Maintains a professional appearance in all hospital activities.
• Projects a positive image in the community. 

Community Healthcare System School of MLS: Supports the mission and values of Community Healthcare System and CHS Laboratory. We will strive to provide our students with meaningful, quality education and experiences so that they may be exemplary Medical Laboratory Scientists, prepared to provide highest quality service to healthcare providers.

Non-Discrimination Disclaimer/Disclosure

Community Healthcare System School of Medical Laboratory Science is dedicated to the principle of equal opportunity in every aspect of the program, including but not limited to application, applicant review, selection process, classroom, laboratory, and clinical training, evaluation and potential employment placement.

The School of Medical Laboratory Science is committed to providing a fair and equitable school/learning environment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, pregnancy, marital status, genetic information, military or veteran status, handicap or disability -- within the ability to perform essential functions of the position with or without reasonable accommodation.

A persons' status as defined by these criteria is protected by law and discrimination based upon or related to any of these criteria is strictly prohibited.