University of Southern Indiana

Student and Program Outcomes

The USI Radiologic Technology Program will:

Goal #1: Student will demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills.

     Outcome 1: Student will demonstrate ability to assess and adapt to varying clinical presentations of patients.

     Outcome 2: Student will evaluate images for appropriate positioning and image quality.

Goal #2: Student will display effective interpersonal communication skills.

     Outcome 1: Student will demonstrate communication skills with a diverse patient population.

     Outcome 2: Student will demonstrate effective interdisciplinary communication skills.

Goal #3: Student will demonstrate clinical competency.

     Outcome 1: Student will produce quality radiographs by proper positioning and providing appropriate patient care.

     Outcome 2: Student will demonstrate professional standard practices in radiation safety.

Goal #4: Student will demonstrate professionalism through growth and development activities.

     Outcome 1: Student will demonstrate clinical professionalism.

     Outcome 2: Student will plan a career path for professional goals.

Goal #5: Student will be prepared as an entry level radiologic technologist.

     Outcome 1: Program graduates will pass the ARRT examination on the first attempt.

     Outcome 2: Student will complete the program in 28 months.

     Outcome 3: Program graduate will be employed within 12 months if seeking entry level employment.

     Outcome 4: Graduate will be satisfied with education.

     Outcome 5: Employers will be satisfied with graduate's performance.


The following is the most current program effectiveness data for the Bachelor of Science radiology program at the University of Southern Indiana. Our accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information.

Job placement rate is defined as the number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences. The JRCERT has defined not actively seeking employment as:                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             a. graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts,
  b.graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation,
  c.graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours,
  d.graduate is on active military duty, and/or

  e. graduate is continuing education
 

Credentialing examination pass rate has been defined as the number of graduates who pass, on first attempt, the national credentialing examination compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within 6 months of graduation

Program Completion Rate has been defined as the number of students who complete the program within 150% of the stated program length. Graduates who attrite due to nonacademic reasons (such as: 1) financial, medical/health, or family reasons, 2) military deployment, 3) change in major/course of study, and/or 4) other reasons an institution may classify as a nonacademic withdrawal) are not counted in the total number of students enrolled in the program. 

Outcome Measure Year Results
Credentialing Examination   # pass on 1st attempt/ # attempt within 6 months of graduation
  2013  17/18   (94.44%)            
  2014 19/19   (100%)
  2015 18/19   (94.74%)
  2016 13/15   (86.67%)
  2017 11/11   (100%)
  Current 5-year average 78/82   (95.12%)
 
Job Placement   #employed/#actively seeking employment w/n 12 months
  2013 18/18   (100%)
  2014 19/19   (100%)
  2015 19/19   (100%)
  2016 15/15   (100%)
  2017 13/13   (100%)
  Current 5-year average 84/84   (100%)
 
Program Completion   #completing program/total cohort w/n 150% of program length
  2013 18/21   (85.71%)
  2014 19/20   (95.00%)
  2015 19/19   (100%)
  2016 15/16   (93.75%)
  2017 13/14   (92.86%)
  Current 5-year average 84/90   (93.33%)
 

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