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Program Effectiveness


The Radiography Program’s mission statement and the goals are evaluated in the JRCERT Assessment plan using the Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes.

Goal #1:  Students will be clinically competent
Student Learning Outcomes:
1. Students will demonstrate adequate positioning skills.
2. Students will select adequate technical Factors.

Goal #2:  Students will demonstrate communication skills. 
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
  2. Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.

Goal #3:  Students will develop critical thinking skills
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients.
  2. Students will critique images to determine diagnostic quality

Goal #4: Student will model professionalism
Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. Students will demonstrate work ethics. 
  2. Students will follow the principle of ALARA.
  3. Students will demonstrate professional behavior.

Goal #5:  Program Effectiveness
Outcomes:

  1. Completion Rate
  2. ARRT Pass rate
  3. Job Placement
  4. Graduate Satisfaction
  5. Employer Satisfaction

In addition, the program evaluates and produces an annual Program Learning Outcome Report and College wide Student Learning Outcome Report using the Miami Dade College Learning Outcomes to ensure that the mission and the goals are appropriate.

Credentialing Examination Pass Rate for the Past Five Years

The following table outlines the five-year average credentialing examination pass rate for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Certification Exam. Each of the results assumes that the student met the benchmark of 75 percent on their first attempt within six months of graduation. is shown in the table below.

The five year average for credentialing examination pass rate between 2012-2016 is 87%.

Pass Rates Information
Year Passing on 1st Attempt Number of Students
2012 88% 29 of 33 students passed on 1st attempt.
2013 97% 29 of 31 students passed on 1st attempt.
2014 84% 26 of 31 students passed on 1st attempt.
2015 86% 28 of 31 students passed on 1st attempt.
2016 82% 27 of 33 students passed on 1st attempt.

Job Placement Rate Within Twelve Months for the Past Five Years

The five year average for job placmenet between 2012-2016 is 87%.

Job Placement Rate Information
Year Passing on 1st Attempt Number of Students
2012 77% 10 of 13 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.
3 of 13 (seeking employment) were not employed within 12 months.
28 of 33 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.
2013 83% 19 of 23 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.
4 of 23 (seeking employment) were not employed within 12 months.
14 of 36 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.
2014 86% 18 of 22 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.
4 of 22 (seeking employment) were not employed within 12 months.
19 of 32 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.
2015 100% 21 of 21 (seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.
16 of 31 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.
2016 90% 19 of 21(seeking employment) were employed within 12 months.
22 of 33 graduates responded to Graduate Feedback / Survey.

Completion Rate for the Past Five Years

The five year average between 2012-2016 for the program completion rate is 81%

Completion Rate Information
Year Passing on 1st Attempt Number of Students
2012 83% 40 began, 33 graduated
2013 84% 43 began, 36 graduated
2014 80% 40 began, 32 graduated
2015 76% 41 began, 31 graduated
2016 80% 41 began, 33 graduated

For more information regarding program effectiveness data visit the JRCERT website at www.jrcert.org