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Program Effectiveness Data 2016-2020

Institution Name: Upstate Medical University

Program Type: Radiation Therapy

Degree Type: BS/BPS

 

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 Rate

Number passed on 1st attempt, divided by number attempted within 6 months of graduation

Year

Results

Year 1 - 2016

10 of 10 - 100%

Year 2 - 2017

11 of 11 - 100%

Year 3 - 2018

12 of 12 - 100%

Year 4 - 2019

12 of 12 - 100%

Year 5 - 2020

11 of 11 - 100%

Program 5 -Year Average

56 of 56 - 100.0%


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 twleve months of graduating. The five-year average benchmark established by JRCERT is 75%. 

Job Placement Rate

Number employed, divided by number actively
seeking employment within 12 months of graduation

Year

Results

Year 1 - 2016 10 of 10 - 100%
Year 2 - 2017 9 of 9 - 100%
Year 3 - 2018 11 of 11 - 100%

Year 4 - 2019

10 of 10 - 100%

Year 5 - 2020

11 of 11 - 100%

Program 5-Year Average

51 of 51 - 100.0%

 

Program Completion: The number of students who complete the program within the stated program length. The annual benchmark established by the program is 80%.

Program Completion Rate

Number graduated, divided by number started the program

Year

Results

Year 1 - 2020

11 of 11

Annual Completion Rate

100.0%

 

1. American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

2.  Standard 5.2 of the 2014 JRCERT Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiation Therapy defines job placement rate as the number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in radiation therapy. 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.
Employment may be full time, part time, temporary or per diem.

For Program accreditation information and effectiveness data please see:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology,
20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
312-704-5300
FAX: 312-704-5304
mail@jrcert.org
http://www.jrcert.org

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