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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 (2010-2014), the completion rate for the students completing the University of Texas MD Anderson Cancer Center, School of Health Professions, Medical Dosimetry Program was 84.4 %.

YearProgram Completion RateNumber of Students
201093%Out of 15 students in 2009, 14 graduated in 2010
• Reasons: 1 student graduated in 2011
201188%Out of 16 students in 2010, 14 graduated in 2011
• Reasons: Voluntarily withdrawals and/or academic dismissals
201275%Out of 16 students in 2010 in the 2 year program, 12 graduated in 2012
• Reasons: Voluntarily withdrawals and/or academic dismissals
201376%Out of 21 students in 2011 in the 2 year program, 16 graduated in 2013
• Reasons: Voluntarily withdrawals/Academic dismissals/ Leave of Absence
201490%Out of 20 students in 2012 in the 2 year program, 18 graduated within 150% of the stated program length.
• Reasons: Voluntarily withdrawal/Dismissal
5 Yr Average84.4% 


What is the 5-year average job placement rate within 12 months of graduation?

Over the past 5 years (2010-2014), 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 96.8%.

YearPercent Job PlacementNumber of Students
201092%12 of 13 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
2011100%12 of 12 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
2012100%10 of 10 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation
2013100%13 of 13 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
201494%15 of 16 actively looking graduates employed within 12 months of graduation.
5 Yr Average96.8% 


What is the 5-year average credentialing examination pass rate at first attempt within 12 months of graduation?

Over the past 5 years (2010-2014), 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 81.1 %.

YearPercent Passing on 1st AttemptNumber of Students
201089%8 out of 9 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt, 1 passed on the 2nd attempt.
201186%6 out of 7 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt, 1 passed on the 2nd attempt.
2012100%11 out of 11 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt.
201358 %7 out of 12 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt, 3 passed on the 2nd attempt.
201479%11 out of 14 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt, 1 passed on the 2nd attempt.
5 Yr. Average81.1%43 out of 53 students who took the exam within 12 months passed on 1st attempt in the past 5 years.

 

The Program in Medical Dosimetry is accredited by the:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

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