Radiologic Technology - How to Apply - Mission, Goals & Outcomes

MISSION:
The Radiologic Technology career major provides an accredited plan of study within the framework of the career and technology education system that prepares individuals for employment in the performance of medical imaging procedures along with their accompanying responsibilities. 

GOALS/STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

Goal #1 – Students will be clinically competent

       Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will apply positioning skills
  2. Students will select appropriate technical factors
  3. Students will practice radiation protection

Goal #2 – Students will demonstrate communication skills

       Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate written communication skills
  2. Students will demonstrate oral communication skills

Goal #3 – Students will develop critical thinking skills

       Student Learning Outcomes:

  1.  Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients
  2. Students will adapt technical factors to improve image quality

Goal #4 – Students will model professionalism

       Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate work ethics
  2. Students will demonstrate that they value education and advancement in the field

PROGRAM EFFECTIVENESS DATA

Five-Year ARRT Pass Rate Averages

Credentialing Examination Pass Rate - for radiography, radiation therapy, and magnetic resonance is defined as the number of student graduates who pass, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination or an unrestricted state licensing examination, compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation.

Year

Number Taking the
ARRT Registry

Number Passing on the 1st Attempt

Percent Passing

2019

15

15

100%

2018

11

10

91%

2017

13

10

77%

2016

15

15

100%

2015

14

12

86%

5-Year Average

68

62

62/68 = 91.2%

Five-Year Job Placement Averages

Job Placement Rate (JPR) - is defined as the number of graduates employed in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, or medical dosimetry within twelve months of graduation compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences.

Year Number Graduates Number Employed Percentage

2019

           15                 

15

100%

2018

         11              

11

100%

2017

           13                

11

85%

2016

              13             

12

92%

2015

              14                      

14

100%

5-Year Average

              66                

63

63/66 = 96%

*The JRCERT has defined "not actively seeking employment" as: 1) graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts; 2) graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation; 3) graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours; 4) graduate is on active military duty; and/or 5) graduate is continuing education.

Annual Program Completion Rates

Annual Program Completion Rate (PCR) - is defined as the number of students who complete the program within 150% of the stated program length compared with the number of students who initially started with the cohort.

Year Number Started Number Completed Yearly Percentage

2019

            15              

15

100%

2018

              15               

13

87%

2017

              15                

14

93%

2016

              15                

15

100%

2015

              15                

14

93%

More information regarding program effectiveness data can be found  by going to the JRCERT URL: www.jrcert.org