Program Effectiveness Data

MCLA/ SVC Teachout
Radiographic Sciences Program
2019-2020

Program mission, goals, student learning outcomes and philosophy:

Mission:

The BSRS degree prepares students to meet the needs of the medical imaging community through an advanced level of education with a broader knowledge base that meets the demands facing the healthcare industry today. With a foundation in the liberal arts, the competency-based program fosters excellence by expanding the curriculum in the application of current, developing, and advanced imaging technologies.

The BSRS graduate will use appropriate interpersonal skills, think critically, embrace diversity, employ healthcare research, and apply appropriate radiation safety measures becoming ethical professional leaders dedicated to the health and safety of their patients.

Goal: Students will demonstrate communication skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will learn to communicate effectively with diverse populations.
  • Students will write effectively.
  • Students will demonstrate proper oral communication skills.

Goal: Students will become clinically competent.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will utilize appropriate radiation safety techniques.
  • Students will position patients accurately.

Goal: Students will utilize critical thinking skills.

Students Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will perform non-routine procedures.
  • Students will select appropriate technical factors for variations in body habitus.
  • Students will be able to analyze images.

Goal: Students will display professionalism.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will be knowledgeable of advanced imaging modalities.
  • Students will display proper professionalism.

ARRT Exam Pass-rate

Five-year average credentialing examination (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Radiography) pass rate of not less than 75 percent at first attempt within six months of graduation.

Class Graduates Exams taken Exam passed
1st attempt
% Overall score
2015 19 19 19 100% 84.7
2016 16 16 13 81% 81.7
2017 18 18 16 89% 81.2
2018 15 14 13 93% 82.2
2019 15 15 15 100% 83.0
5 yr rate (15-19) 83 82 63 93%  

 

Job Placement Rate

Five-year average job placement rate of not less than 75 percent within twelve months of graduation.

Year Percent job placement Number of students
2015 100% 19 of 19 employed within 12 months of graduation
2016 100% 16 of 16 employed within 12 months of graduation
2017 100% 18 of 18 employed within 12 months of graduation
2018 100% 15 of 15 employed within 12 months of graduation
2019 100% 15 of 15 employed within 12 months of graduation
5-year average 100%  


*Note-Graduate surveys are sent annually in the summer for the cohort of the previous year.

Program completion rate

Program completion rate is defined as the number of students who complete the clinical phase of the program within 150% of the stated program length. The program length for the clinical phase of the program is 21 months and program completion rate is defined as those students graduating within 21 months of beginning the clinical phase of the program.

Year Percent Completion Number of students
2015 95% 19 began, one returned in the spring, 19 graduated
2016 64% 25 began, 16 graduated
2017 95% 19 began, 18 graduated
2018 83% 18 began, 15 graduated
2019 75% 20 began, 15 graduated
5-year average 82%