100% of Lakeshore Technical College Radiography & Medical Assistant Grads Pass Certification Exams




Graduates of Lakeshore Technical College’s radiography and medical assistant programs are passing their certification exams at rates of 100% -- well above national averages – helping them all secure employment. 

Nine recent graduates of Lakeshore Technical College’s radiography program recently took and passed their American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exams. Six medical assistant program graduates passed their Certified Medical Assistant-American Association of Medical Assistants (CMA-AAMA) exams. 

All the graduates have secured employment. The majority are working in the Lakeshore district with employers including Advocate Aurora, HSHS St. Nicholas Hospital, and Holy Family Memorial/Froedtert & Medical College of Wisconsin.

“We know local healthcare providers are depending on our students graduating, passing their certification exams, and helping fill workforce gaps,” said Lakeshore’s Associate Dean of Nursing Lori Hertel. “We are extremely proud of the success these graduates are already achieving, as well as the high quality of instruction and support provided to them by our faculty and staff.”

Since 2018, national pass rates for the radiography exam have ranged from 83.8% to 89.4%. Lakeshore graduate pass rates during that time ranged from 91.7% to 100%. 

Since 2018, national pass rates for medical assistant certification have ranged from 60% to 64%. Lakeshore graduate pass rates during that time ranged from 80% to 100%.

According to Lakeshore’s most recent survey, the median salary for its radiography graduates was $57,196. The median salary for its medical assistant graduates was $39,309.

Details about Lakeshore’s radiography and medical assistant programs can be found at gotoltc.edu/programs-and-courses

About Lakeshore Technical College

Lakeshore Technical College is a comprehensive community and technical college educating more than 8,000 students annually. Students enroll at Lakeshore to master real-world, employable career skills and start their pursuit of a bachelor’s degree. Lakeshore faculty and staff are focused on providing each individual student an individualized learning experience.
Lakeshore Technical College is a nationally recognized two-year college. The college was ranked the #2 in the nation by Washington Monthly, #17 in the nation by Forbes, #20 in the nation by WalletHub.com, a top-150 two-year college by the Aspen Institute, a top 10 Bellwether Award finalist four out of the last five years, and named the 2021 Large Business/Industry of the Year by the Chamber of Manitowoc County.
Approximately 800 students graduate from Lakeshore each year, and associate degree graduates report earning a median salary of $59,899 within six months of graduating. In addition to the Cleveland campus, Lakeshore educates students at learning campuses in downtown Manitowoc and downtown Sheboygan, as well as in rural Manitowoc County at its School of Ag. Classes are also offered at additional sites throughout the district. Visit Lakeshore at gotoltc.edu