Radiation Therapy Mission, Goals & Program Effectiveness Data

Mission Statement

Our mission is to offer an engaging academic environment to a diverse student body that produces competent, well-educated healthcare professionals who deliver excellent patient-centered care, and enhance service to the community and the medical imaging and therapeutic professions.

Goals & Student Learning Outcomes

  1. Students will demonstrate clinical competence.
    Student Learning Outcomes:
    • Students will integrate didactic and clinical experiences.
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate essential skills and competence.
    • Students will demonstrate professional growth and development.

  2. Students will model professionalism.
    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students/graduates will respect patient dignity and show compassion for patient.
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate interest in life-long learning.
    • Students will exhibit a work ethic and demeanor befitting a health-care professional.

  3. Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills in the clinical setting.
    • Students will demonstrate writing proficiency.
    • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.

  4. Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students/graduates will demonstrate effective problem solving and critical thinking skills.
    • Students will apply effective problem solving and critical thinking skills in the clinical environment.

  5. Students will benefit from the program and serve the community and the Radiation Therapy profession.
    Student Learning Outcomes
    • Students will be prepared for the ARRT certification examination.
    • Students/graduates will benefit from the program.
    • Students/graduates will serve the community and the Radiation Therapy profession.

 

Program Effectiveness Data

The following is the most current program effectiveness data. Our programmatic accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information. Click here to go directly to the JRCERT webpage.

Credentialing Examination: The number of students who pass, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination, or an unrestricted state licensing examination, compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Credentialing Examination

Credentialing Examination Rate Number passed on 1st attempt divided by number
attempted within 6 months of graduation
Year Results
Year 1 - 2016 3 of 3 - 100%
Year 2 - 2017 5 of 5 - 100%
Year 3 - 2018 6 of 6 - 100%
Year 4 - 2019 8 of 8 - 100%
Year 5 - 2020 6 of 6 - 100%
Program 5-Year Average 28 of 28 - 100%

 

Job Placement: The number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences within twelve months of graduating. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Job Placement

Job Placement Rate Number employed divided by number actively
seeking employment within 12 months of graduation
Year Results
Year 1 - 2016 3 of 3 - 100%
Year 2 - 2017 6 of 6 - 100%
Year 3 - 2018 6 of 6 - 100%
Year 4 - 2019 8 of 8 - 100%
Year 5 - 2020 6 of 6 - 100%
Program 5-Year Average 29 of 29 - 100%

 

Program Completion: The number of students who complete the program within the stated program length. The annual benchmark established by the program is 85%.

Program Completion

Program Completion Rate Number graduated divided by number
started the program
Year Results
Year 1 - 2020 7 of 8
Annual Completion Rate 87.5%