Program Outcomes

Student Outcomes for Academic Years 2012-2017

The following are retention, job placement, graduate survey participation and satisfaction, employee satisfaction, and CMA exam participation and pass rates for the 5-year period ending in 2016. The numbers are for students entering the MA program each year.

We have included retention rates for students who entered in 2017. This data is incomplete since many students entering in 2017 are still enrolled, and survey results not in. 2017 is not included in the 5-year average.

Year Retention Job Placement Graduate Satisfaction Grad % Survey Employer Satisfaction CMA Exam Participation CMA Exam Pass Rate
2017 88.00% 91.91% N/A        
2016 85.00% 62.07% 100% 75.86% 100% 87.50% 78.57%
2015 88.89% 77.42% 100% 80.65% 100% 100% 93.48%
2014 64.29% 61.54% 93.75% 61.54% 100% 91.11% 97.56%
2013 80.33% 67.35% 100% 38.78% 100% 96.08% 93.88%
2012 88.68% 85.11% 100% 31.91% 100% N/A N/A
5 yr. avg. 81.47% 71.98% 98.97% 53.3% 100% 94.25% 92.07%

Reference

Retention

Percentage of students who started the program who graduated

Job Placement

Percentage of graduates answering the 6-month survey who reported currently working as medical assistants.

Graduate Satisfaction

Percentage of graduates who responded positively regarding the program meeting their training expectations, on a survey taken 6 months after graduation

Grad % survey

Percentage of students surveyed who answered the survey.

Employer Satisfaction

The percentage of employers of grads surveyed who responded positively that the program provided adequate or above adequate training to students.

CMA Exam Participation 

The percentage of graduates who took the national CMA Exam.

CMA Exam Pass Rate

Percentage of graduates taking the CMA exam who passed.