Radiography Program Effectiveness Data

Program Effectiveness Data includes the following: annual program completion rate, five-year average credentialing examination pass rate, and five-year average job placement rate. This data is updated annually and is submitted as part of the Radiography Program’s annual report to the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, available at http://www.jrcert.org/. The Program Effectiveness Data reflects the 2017 program completion rate and the five-year averages of credentialing examination pass rate and job placement rate for the years 2013-17. Contact the program director with any questions.

Annual Completion Rate

The annual completion rate is defined as the total number of students who complete the program within 150 percent of the program length compared with the total number of students who initially began the program with their designated cohorts.

Year
# Began Program
# Completed Program
Annual Completion Rate
2013
12
10
83%
2014
12
12
100%
2015
12
10
83%
2016
12
5
42%
2017
12
12
100%
Five-Year Average
82%

Five-Year Credentialing Examination Pass Rate

The five-year average credentialing examination pass rate is defined as the total number of graduates who passed, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) credentialing examination, compared with the number of graduates who took the examination within six months of graduation.

Year
# Took Exam
# Passed
(First Attempt)
Annual Credentialing Examination Pass Rate
2013
10
8
80%
2014
12
10
83%
2015
10
7
70%
2016
5
4
80%
2017
12
9
75%
Five-Year Average
78%

Five-Year Average Job Placement Rate

The five-year job placement rate is defined as the total number of graduates employed in radiography within 12 months of graduation compared with the number of graduates who actively sought employment in the radiologic sciences.  The JRCERT has defined “not actively seeking employment” as:

(1) Graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts OR

(2) Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation OR

(3) Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours OR

(4) Graduate is on active military duty OR

(5) Graduate is continuing education.

 
Year
Total number of graduates who actively sought employment in the radiologic sciences.
Total number of graduates employed in radiography within 12 months of graduation.
 
Job Placement Rate
2013
10
8
80%
2014
12
10
83%
2015
10
10
100%
2016
3
3
100%
2017
10
10
100%
Five-Year Average
91%

 


The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312-704-5300
Fax: 312-704-5304
Email: mail@jrcert.org