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Program Effectiveness Data

The performance of this program is reported through program effectiveness data as defined by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT):

Completion Rate: January 1 through December 31, 2013

This is the number of students that begin the program divided by the number of students that actually complete the program.  This is an annual measurement. Between the day and evening program cohorts, the 2013 completion rate is reported at 87% and 100% respectively. The program’s combined completion rate for 2013 was 92%. Twenty-eight of the thirty students, who started the program, completed the program.

Credentialing Examination Pass Rate: 2009-2013

This is the number of students that pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination on the first attempt.   This data is averaged over a five-year span. The program’s credentialing examination pass rate as stated as an average over the years 2009-2013 is 88%. Eighty two of the ninety three graduates taking the ARRT licensing examination passed on the first attempt.

Job Placement Rate: 2009-2013

This data is collected to determine the number of students that gain employment within six months of graduation versus the number that graduate.  This data is averaged over a five-year span. The program’s employment rate as stated as an average over the years 2009-2013, for the data received is 70%. The employment rate for the reported 2013 graduating class is 90%.  Twenty five students out of thirty six students who responded to the survey and actively sought employment, gained employment within six months.