Radiologic Sciences


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  • Program Effectiveness Data


    Program Graduation/Completion Rates

    The Radiologic Sciences program has strong graduation rates. The following table identifies the five most recent years of ARRT exam results available for performance of UMMC RS program graduates.

    Year Graduated 2013 201220112010 2009
    # Admitted2525232325
    # of Graduates2424232124
    Program Graduation Rates96%96%100%91%96%
    5 year average Program Graduation Rate: 96%

     

    Credentialing Examination Pass Rates

    The Radiologic Sciences program assesses the following criteria for its graduates: the number of first time examinees taking the national certification examination compared to the number of first time examinees passing the national certification examination on the first attempt. The following table identifies the five most recent years of data collected for this assessment.

    Year Graduated20132012201120102009
    1st time examinees taking the national certification examination2424232124
    1st time examinees passing the national certification examination on first attempt2424232124
    % Passing on first attempt100%100%100%100%100%
    5 year average national certification examination on first attempt:  100% 

     

    ARRT Board Certification Scores

    Completion of the Radiologic Sciences program in its entirety is required for eligibility for the national certification examination. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) www.arrt.org. After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be Radiologic Technologist, Registered – abbreviated as RT(R).  Most states also require a license in order to practice. A felony conviction may affect a graduate's ability to sit for the exam or to attain state licensure. The following table identifies the five most recent years of ARRT exam results available for performance of UMMC RS program graduates.  

    Year Graduated2013 2012 2011 2010 2009
    Radiation Protection92%91%  91%91%92%
    Equipment Operation and Maintenance90%86%83%86%87%
    Image Producation and Evaluation87%88%   87%88%90%
    Radiographic Procedures90%90%89%92%89%
    Patient Care and Management91%89%90%90%90%
    Average Score90%89%88%90%90%
    % Passing on First Attempt100%100%100%100%100%
    5 year Averages:
    Average Score: 89% 
    Passing on First Attempt: 100% 

     

    Job Placement Rates

    The Radiologic Sciences program assesses how many students who actively seek employment after graduation are actually employed within six months following graduation. The following table is a report of the most recent five years of data collected.

    Year Graduated   2013 201220112010 2009
    # of Graduates Actively Seeking Employment1311111124
    # Employed within 6 months1210111022
    % Employed within 6 months92%91%100%91% 92%
    5 year average Employment Rate:  93%