St. Kate's radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiology Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606, (312) 704-5300. www.JRCERT.org.
To learn more about this program, read the information shown below.
Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national certification exam, offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
The mission of the radiography program is to educate diverse learners to become highly skilled, compassionate, health care professionals. Students acquire skills and knowledge through a careful blend of liberal arts courses, professional courses and clinical education in a learning environment that is structured to promote student development and success.
Goal #1: Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills
Goal #2: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills
Goal #3: Students will graduate from the program with the skills needed to be a competent radiographer.
Goal #4: Students will demonstrate professional behavior
Goal #5: The program will provide the community with radiographers.
|Year||Percent passing on first attempt||Number of students|
|2013||97%||31 of 32 students passed on first attempt|
|2014||95%||37 of 39 students passed on first attempt|
|2015||95%||19 of 20 students passed on first attempt|
|2016||85%||29 of 34 students passed on first attempt|
|2017||92%||22 of 24 students passed on first attempt|
|5-Year Average||93%||138 of 149 students passed on first attempt|
|Year||Percent Completed||Number of Students|
|2013||81%||29 of 36 students graduated|
|2014||86%||37 of 43 students graduated|
|2015||79%||22 of 28 students graduated|
|2016||94%||32 of 34 students graduated|
|2017||91%||29 of 32 students graduated|
|5-Year Average||91%||149 of 169 students graduated|
Graduates that did not seek employment, returned to school, or whose status is unknown, were not included in these percentages. Only employment within the radiology profession is counted. Job placement rate data that will include 2016 graduates will be available by mid-January 2018.
|Year||Percent Employed||Number of Students|
|2013||96%||28 of 29 graduates found employment within 12 months of graduation.|
|2014||95%||35 of 37 graduates found employment within 12 months of graduation.|
|2015||100%||20 of 20 graduates found employment within 12 months of graduation.|
|2016||100%||29 of 29 graduates found employment within 12 months of graduation.|
|2017||100%||24 of 24 graduates found employment within 12 months of graduation.|
|5-Year Average||95%||136 of 139 graduates found employment within 12 months of graduation.|
Accommodations: Students with disabilities who believe they may need an accommodation are encouraged to contact the Supportive Services Coordinator to discuss potential accommodations. The Supportive Services Coordinator is located on the third floor of the Education Building, Office 369, and can be reached by telephone at 651-690-8160.
If no grading scale is listed on a radiography class syllabus, the following scale will be used:
F Less than 75