Program Effectiveness

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. 

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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

Year Results*
Year 1 - 2016 23 of 23 - 100%
Year 2 - 2017 21 of 22 - 95%
Year 3 - 2018 22 of 22 - 100%
Year 4 - 2019 23 of 23 - 100%
Year 5 - 2020 22 of 22 - 100%
Program 5-Year Average 111 of 112 - 99.1%
* number passed on 1st attempt divided by number attempted within 6 months of graduation
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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 twelve months of graduating. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.

Job Placement Rate

Year Results*
Year 1 - 2016 23 of 23 - 100%
Year 2 - 2017 22 of 22 - 100%
Year 3 - 2018 22 of 22 - 100%
Year 4 - 2019 21 of 23 - 91%
Year 5 - 2020 22 of 22 - 100%
Program 5-Year Average 110 of 112 - 98.2%
*number employed divided by number actively seeking employment within 12 months of graduation
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Program Completion: The number of students who complete the program within the stated program length. The annual benchmark established by the program is 70%.

Program Completion Rate

Year Results*
Year 1 - 2020 22 of 32
Annual Completion Rate 68.8%
*number graduated divided by number started the program
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