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Washtenaw Community College
Radiography Program
Program Effectiveness Data

The Radiography Program at Washtenaw Community College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).  In compliance with the JRCERT Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiography, the Program's Effectiveness Data (credentialing examination pass rate, job placement rate, and program completion rate) must be made available to perspective students and the general public. The following are program effectiveness data for the Washtenaw Community College Radiography Program. 

Program Completion Rate

The program completion rate is calculated by the number of graduates divided by number of the students initially admitted to the Program. This rate fluctuates based on number of students who withdraw for academic or personal reasons.

 

Year

# Students initially admitted

 

# Graduates

 

Percent Completion

2013

32

23 (6 voluntary withdrawals; 3 dismissals)

72%

2012

32

22 (7 voluntary withdrawals; 3 dismissals)

69%

2011

32

26 (2 voluntary withdrawals; 4 dismissals)

81%

2010

32

24 (3 voluntary withdrawals; 5 dismissals)

75%

2009

39

34 (5 voluntary withdrawals)

87%

5-Year Average:

77%

ARRT Exam Pass Rate

The ARRT exam pass rate is the number of graduates that pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination on the first attempt within six months of graduation.

 

Year

 

# Graduates taking ARRT exam with 6 months of graduation

ARRT
Exam Pass Rate

2013

22 (22 of 22 students passed on 1st attempt)

100%

2012

22 (22 of 22 students passed on first attempt)

100%

2011

26 (26 of 26 students passed on first attempt)

100%

2010

24 (23 of 24 students passed on 1st attempt; 1 student passed on 2nd attempt)

96%

2009

34 (33 of 34 students passes on 1st attempt; 1 student passed on 2nd attempt)

97%

5 Year Average

99%

Job Placement Rate

The job placement rate is the number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences, within twelve months of graduation, compared to the number of graduates actively seeking 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, 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.

 

Year

Percent Job Placement Rate

 

Number of Graduates

 

2013

 

94%

21 of the 23 graduates responded to the job survey
5 not actively seeking employment (2 of 5 not seeking employment for personal reasons; 3 of 5 continued education)
15 of 16 actively employed within 12 months of graduation

 

2012

86%

21 of the 22 graduates responded to the job survey
7 not actively seeking employment (3 entered CT program; 4 entered Mammography program)
12 of 14 actively employed within 12 months

 

2011

90%

20 of the 26 graduates responded to the job survey
2 not actively seeking employment (1 of 2 entered MRI program)
18 of 20 actively employed within 12 months

 

2010

77%

20 of the 24 graduates responded to the job survey
2 not actively seeking employment
14 of 18 actively employed within 12 months

 

2009

96%

28 of the 34 graduates responded to the job survey
1 not actively seeking employment
27 of 28 actively employed within 12 months

5 Year Average:

89%

 

The JRCERT Program Effectiveness Data for all accredited radiography programs can be obtained by visiting the JRCERT website at https://portal.jrcertaccreditation.org/summary/programannualreportlist.aspx













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