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Program Effectiveness Data

BLUEGRASS RADIOGRAPHY & TECHNICAL COLLEGE RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM (JRCERT # 0429) PROGRAM EFFCTIVENESS DATA

  • Credentialing Examination Pass Rate (five-year average): The number of graduates who pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) certification examination compared to the number of graduate who take the examination within six months of graduation.

ARRT Results

Graduating Class of # of Examinees # of Examinees Passing 1st attempt % Passing First Time
2019 15 14 93
2018 24 23 96
2017 15 14 93
2016 17 17 100
2015 17 16 94
Total 88 84 (84/88)
5 year Average     95% 
  • Results taken from ARRT Annual Program Summary Report. Student not passing examination in the first six months of graduation are not included in this report.

 

ARRT Results

Graduating Class of # of Examinees # of Examinees Passing
Radiation Protection Equipment Operation and Quality Control Image Acquisition and Evaluation Imaging Procedures Patient Care and Education Total Scale
2019 15 14 8.2 8.1 7.9 8.6 8.6 83
2018 24 23 8.3 8.1 8.1 8.5 8.6 84
2017 15 14 8.3 8.1 8.2 8.9 8.7 85
2016 17 17 8.3 8.3 8.4 8.7 8.6 85
2015 17 16 8.3 8.2 8.3 9.0 9.0 86
Total 88 84            
5 year Average     8.3 8.2 8.2 8.7 8.7 85

 

Enrollment Information

Graduating Class of: # of Students Beginning # of Core Students Completing % Completing # of Students Returning
2019 16 16 100 0
2018 17 16 94 0
2017 18 15 83 0
2016 21 17 81 0
2015 30 17 57 0
Total Number of Students 102 81    
Five Year Average     83%  

*The program reports JRCERT completion rate which includes students in the program after IMG 110.

 

  • Job Placement Rate (Calculated Annually): the number of students that gained employment in the radiologic science within twelve months of graduation the number to the graduated and were activity seeking employment.

 

 Employment Information

Graduating Class of: Total # of Students Graduating # of Students Employed Within 12 Months
# of Students Not Seeking Employment % Employed
2019 15 13 2 100%
2018 16 14 2 100%
2017 15 11 4 100%
2016 21 17 4 100%
2015 17 12 5 100%
Total Number of Students 84 67 17  
5 yr Employment Average     100%
  • Many students at BCTC complete their AS/BS degree to continue their education in either Radiation Therapy, CT, MRI, sonography or leadership programs.
  • Thus, represent non-employment seeking students.

 The JRCERT has defined "not actively seeking" employment as:

  1. Graduates fails to communicate with program officials after multiple attempts or
  2. Graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation or
  3. Graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours or
  4. Graduate is on active military duty or
  5. Graduate is continuing education.

The JRCERT Programs Annual Report can be located at jcert.org