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 completion rate

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

Class Year % Completion Number of Students
2013 89% 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
2016 100% 8/8 students who began completed the program
2017 100% 7/7 students who began completed the program
5 year average (2013-2017) 98% 40/41 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 Attempt Number of Students
2013 100% 9/9 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
2014 100% 9/9 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
2015 100% 9/9 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
2016 75% 6/8 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
2017 100% 7/7 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
* 2018 100% 4/4 students attempted and passed 1st attempt
5 year average (2013-2017) 95% 38/40 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 Year Number of Students
2013 88% 7/8 students seeking were employed in 12 months
2014 75% 6/8 students seeking were employed in 12 months
2015 100% 9/9 students seeking were employed in 12 months
2016 100% 7/7 students seeking were employed in 12 months
2017 100% 7/7 students seeking were employed in 12 months
*2018 100% 4/4 students seeking were employed in 12 months
5 year average (2013-2017) 92% 36/39 students seeking were employed in 12 months

JRCERT contact

20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL  60606

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

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