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Program Effectiveness Data

Program Effectiveness Data

The following are program effectiveness data for the McNeese State University Radiologic Sciences program. Portions of this data are also available on the national accrediting agency website at www.jrcert.org


National Credentialing Examination Pass Rate

The McNeese State University Radiologic Sciences program proudly boasts the following first attempt passage rates on the national credentialing examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT):  Class of 2015 - 100% (21 first time examinaees and 20 passed), Class of 2014 - 95% (20 first time examineess and 19 passed), Class of 2013 - 100% (19 first time examinees and 19 passed, Class of 2012 - 83 % (12 first time examinees and 10 passed), Class of 2011 - 94 % (16 first time examinees and 15 passed), Class of 2010 - 100% (14 first time examinees and 14 passed), Class of 2009 (14 first time examinees and 14 passed).  5-year average (January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2014) pass rate 1st attempt 95%, 
99.8% Passage rate since the program's inception in 1978


Program Completion Rate

The program completion rate for the class of 2014 was 76.9%. This cohort of students started with 26 students being accepted in the professional phase and 20 students completed and graduated the program. One student changed their major stating they did not want to be in health care, three where dismissed for failing to achieve the minimum academic requirements, and two resigned due to poor health. 


Job Placement Rate

Job placement rates are based on the percentage of graduates actively seeking employment and being hired within 12 months of graduation. For the class of 2014 the job placement rate is 100% (19 of 19 graduates actively sought employment and gained employment, within 12 months, 1 graduate pursued advanced education).  For the class of 2013 the job placement rate is 100% (16 of 16 graduates who actively sought employment  gained employment within 12 months, 2 more graduates pursued advanced education, and 1 did not pursue employment).  For the class of 2012 the job placement rate was 100% (11 of 11 graduates actively sought and gained employment within 12 months, 1 other graduate pursued advanced education).  For the class of 2011 the job placement rate was 100% (12 of 12 graduates actively sought and gained employment within 12 months, 3 other graduates pursued advanced education, and I did not pursue employment). For the class of 2010 the job placement rate was 100% (7 of 7 graduates actively sought and gained employment within 12 months, 6 other graduates pursued advanced education, and I did not pursue employment).The five year average for job placement within 12 months is 100% for graduates from January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2014.