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Radiologic Sciences Program Effectiveness Data

Program graduation/completion rates

The Radiologic Sciences (RS) 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 Graduated20182017201620152014
Number admitted2123252525
Number of graduates1922242525
Program graduation rates90%96%92%100%100%
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 Graduated20182017201620152014
First-time examinees taking the national certification examination1922222525
First-time examinees passing the national certification examination on first attempt1922222325
Number passing on first attempt100%100%100%92%100%
5-year average national certification examination on first attempt: 98% (111 out of 113 passed on the first attempt)

Job placement rates

The Radiologic Sciences program assesses how many students who actively seek employment after graduation are actually employed within a certain time period following graduation. The JRCERT has defined "not actively seeking employment" as:

  • Graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts;
  • Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation;
  • Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours;
  • Graduate is on active military duty; or
  • Graduate is continuing education.

The following table is a report of the most recent five years of data collected for graduates actively seeking employment within twelve months following graduation:

Year Graduated20182017201620152014
Number of graduates actively seeking employment10751512
Number employed within 12 months10751512
Number employed within 12 months100%100%100%100%100%
5-year average employment rate within 12 months following graduation: 100%

Detailed job placement data:

2018: 19 graduated

  • 10 employed in the profession within 12 months
  • 9¬†continued education (i.e., advanced modality, graduate school, etc.)

2017: 22 graduated

  • 7 employed in the profession within 12 months
  • 15 continued education (i.e., advanced modality, graduate school, etc.)

2016: 22 graduated

  • 5¬†employed in the profession within 12 months
  • 16 continued education (i.e., advanced modality, graduate school, etc.)
  • 1 chose not to work in the profession

2015: 25 graduated

  • 15 employed in the profession within 12 months
  • 7 continued education (i.e., advanced modality, graduate school, etc.)
  • 3 chose not to work in the profession

2014: 25 graduated

  • 12 employed in the profession within 12 months
  • 9 continued education (i.e., advanced modality, graduate school, etc.)
  • 3 chose not to work in the profession
  • 1 failed to communicate with program officials regarding employment after multiple attempts