Program Outcomes - PTA

1. Graduation Rate: (Students enrolled in the program who completed the professional program within 150% of the normally expected time)

  • Class of 2021: Traditional/On-Campus Program (12/13) 92.3%; Internet/Online Program (3/3) 100%
  • Class of 2020: Traditional/On-Campus Program (17/18) 94.4%, Internet/Online Program (3/4) 75%
  • Class of 2019:  Traditional/On-Campus Program (13/17) 76.4%; Internet/Online Program (6/8) 75%

Two-year rate:

  • 2019-2020 Traditional/On-Campus Program (30/35) 85.7%
  • 2019-2020 Internet/Online Program (9/12) 75%

2. Program Goals: (% of graduate respondents to follow-up surveys that indicated program goals have been met)

  • Class of 2020: 100%
  • Class of 2019: 100%
  • Class of 2018: 100%

3. Licensure exam Pass Rate: (% first attempt, total % of candidates in graduation class who took the NPTE and passed)

  • Class of 2021: Traditional/On-Campus Program (6/9) 66.7% on first attempt; Three students have not attempted the exam
  • Class of 2021: Internet/Online Program (3/3) 100% on first attempt and overall
  • Class of 2020:  Traditional/On-Campus Program (10/17) 58.8% on first attempt; (17/17) 100% overall
  • Class of 2020:  Internet/Online Program (3/3)100% on first attempt and overall
  • Class of 2019: Traditional/On-Campus Program (13/13)100% on first attempt, 100% overall
  • Class of 2019: Internet/Online Program (6/6) 100% on first attempt, 100% overall

Two-year rate:

  • 2019-2020 Traditional/On-Campus Program (30/30) 100%
  • 2019-2020 Internet/Online Program (9/9) 100%

4. Job Placement: (% of PTAs employed within 6 months of passing the licensure exam)

  • Class of 2021: Will post after December 2021
  • Class of 2020: 100%
  • Class of 2019: 100%
  • Class of 2018:100%

5. Job Placement: (% of PTAs employed within 12 months of passing the licensure exam)

Two-year rate:

  • 2019-2020 Traditional/On-Campus Program (30/30) 100%
  • 2019-2020 Internet/Online Program (9/9) 100%

6. Preparedness for entry-level PTA practice: (% of graduate respondents to follow-up surveys who agreed to the adequacy of preparation for entry level PTA practice)

  • Class of 2020: 100%
  • Class of 2019:100%

7. Employer Satisfaction (% of employers surveyed that indicated graduates were adequately prepared for entry level PTA practice)

  • Class of 2020: 100%
  • Class of 2019: no response from employers