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What type of occupation/employment opportunities will this program prepare me for?

The MD Anderson Cancer Center School of Health Professions Program in Medical Dosimetry is designed to prepare students to acquire the professional skills of dose calculation, treatment design and quality assurance through intensive classroom and clinical education. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to take the national certification exams given by the Medical Dosimetrist Certification Board (MDCB) (SOC Code: Medical Dosimetry is not listed in the Bureau of Labor Statistics)

What is the program completion rate? (Completion rate is defined as the number of students who completed the program within 150% of the stated program length)

Over the past 5 years (2009-2013), the completion rate for the students completing the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, School of Health Professions, Medical Dosimetry Program was 86.4 %.

 YearProgram Completion Rate Number of Students
 2009 100% Out of 16 students in 2008, 16 graduated in 2009
 2010   93% Out of 15 students in 2009, 14 graduated in 2010
• Reasons: 1 student graduated in 2011
 2011   88% Out of 16 students in 2010, 14 graduated in 2011
• Reasons: Voluntarily withdrawals and/or academic dismissals
 2012   75%Out of 16 students in 2010 in the 2 year program, 12 graduated in 2012
• Reasons: Voluntarily withdrawals and/or academic dismissals
 2013   76%Out of 21 students in 2011 in the 2 year program, 16 graduated in 2013
• Reasons: Voluntarily withdrawals/Academic dismissals/ Leave  of Absence
 5 Yr Average   86.4% 

 

What is the 5- year average job placement rate within 12 months of graduation?
Over the past 5 years (2009-2013), the job placement rate within 12 months of graduation for the students completing the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, School of Health Professions, Medical Dosimetry Program was 95.8%.

 

 Year Percent Job Placement Number of Students
 2009 87%13 of 15 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
 2010 92%12 of 13 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
 2011 100%12 of 12 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
 2012 100%10 of 10 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation
 2013 100%13 of 13 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
 5 Yr Average  95.8% 

 

What is the 5- year average credentialing examination pass rate at first attempt within 12 months of graduation?
Over the past 5 years (2009-2013), the credentialing examination pass rate at first attempt for the students completing the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, School of Health Professions, Medical Dosimetry Program was 85.2 %.

 Year Program Completion Date Number of Students
 2009 93%13 out of 14 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt,1 passed on the 2nd attempt.
 2010 89%8 out of 9 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt, 1 passed on the 2nd attempt.
 2011 86%6 out of 7 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt and 1 passed on the 2nd attempt.
 2012 100%11 out of 11 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt.
 2013 58 %7 out of 12 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt and  3 passed on the 2nd attempt.
 5 Yr. Average  85.2% 

 

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