Program Effectiveness

The Radiation Therapy Program at OHSU is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).  The JRCERT maintains standards and reviews the program at OHSU for compliance with these standards. It is the only agency recognized by the United States Department of Education for accreditation of radiation therapy programs.

JRCERT Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiation Therapy

Program Effectiveness Data

Program Completion Rate

Program completion rates are considered within 150% of the stated program length.

Class Year% CompletionNumber of Students
2012
100%
9/9 students who began completed the program
2013
88.8%
8/9 students who began completed the program
2014
100%
8/8 students who began completed the program
2015
100%
9/9 students who began completed the program
2016100%8/8 students who began completed the program
2017100%7/7 students who began completed the program
5 year average
(2012-2016)
97.7%42/43 students who began completed the program

 

Examination Pass Rate

First attempt exam pass rates are considered within 6 months of student graduation.

Class Year% Passing on 1st AttemptNumber of Students
201287.5%

7/8 students attempted and passed 1st attempt*

*The remaining student took the exam more than 6 months (03/2013) after planned graduation and passed on 1st attempt

2013100%

9/9 students attempted and passed 1st attempt*

*One student from the class of 2012 graduated in the beginning of 2013 and passed on the 1st attempt

2014100%9/9 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
2015100%9/9 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
201675%6/8 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
2017100%7/7 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
5 year average
(2012-2016)
95%40/42 students attempted and passed 1st attempt

 

Job Placement Rate

Job placement rates are considered within 12 months of student graduation.

Class Year% Job Placement in 1st YearNumber of Students
201277.7%7/9 students seeking were employed in 12 months
201387.5%7/8 students seeking were employed in 12 months
201475%6/8 students seeking were employed in 12 months
2015100%9/9 students seeking were employed in 12 months
2016100%7/7 students seeking were employed in 12 months
2017100%7/7 students seeking were employed in 12 months
5 year average
(2012-2016)
87.8%36/41 students seeking were employed in 12 months

 

JRCERT Contact

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20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL  60606

Phone: 312 704-5300
Fax: 312-704-5304