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Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program Outcomes

Program outcomes are used as an objective measurable tool to evaluate the program. The Diagnostic Medical Sonography Program will assure program effectiveness by adhering to the outcome thresholds established by the Joint Review Committee on Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS) and the Commission on Accreditation for Allied Health Professions (CAAHEP) in student retention, job placement rate and credential success rate.

Student Retention

Students beginning and completing the program will be 80% or higher.

Graduation Year

# students entering program

Completing Program

Retention Rate

Attrition Rate

2014

16

16

100%

0%

2016

16

15

94%

6%

2017

16

16

100%

0%

2018

16

16

100%

0%

Job Placement Rate

The DMS program will maintain at least 75% of graduates employed as sonographers within 1 year of graduation. 

Graduation Year

# student graduates

# graduates employed

Employment Rate

2014

16

15

93.7%

2016

15

15

100%

2017

16

12

75%

2018

16

14

87%

Credentialing Success

The DMS program will maintain a national registry overall take and pass rate of 60% within one year of graduation.

Class 2013-2014 Registry Pass rates

# students

# passed

Percent

Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI)

16

16

100%

Abdomen

9

9

100%

Ob-Gyn

10

10

100%

Class 2014-2016 Registry Pass rates

# students

# passed

Percent

Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI)

15

15

100%

Abdomen

11

10

90.9%

Ob-Gyn

12

10

83.3%

Class 2015-2017 Registry Pass rates

# students

# passed

Percent

Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI)

16

15

94%

Abdomen

11

11

100%

Ob-Gyn

9

6

67%

Class 2016-2018 Registry Pass rates

# students

# passed

Percent

Sonography Principles & Instrumentation (SPI)

15

15

100%

Abdomen

15

14

93%

Ob-Gyn

6

4

67%