Program Outcomes

Student Outcomes for Academic Years 2014-2018

Medical Assistant Graduating Classes, 2018

The following data is reproduced from the LW Tech 2019 annual report, completed in spring 2020.

Grad Year Number of Grads Job Placement  Continued Education Grad % Survey Employer Satisfaction CMA Exam Participation CMA Pass Rate

2018

36

86.11%

6 %

69.44%

100%

100%

86.11%

In 2019, accreditation data collection for the medical assisting program shifted focus from entering year to graduating year. Prior year statistics are broken down by the year students entered the program.

Medical Assistant Cohorts, 2014-2018 

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 2018.

Year Retention Job Placement Graduate Satisfaction Grad % Survey Employer Satisfaction CMA Exam Participation CMA Exam Pass Rate
2018 86.11% 86.11% 100% 69.44% 100% 100% 86.11%
2017 88.89% 75.86% 100% 65.52% 100% 100% 85.29% 
2016 85.00% 66.67% 100% 75.76% 100% 87.50% 78.57%
2015 88.89% 75.00% 100% 78.12% 100% 100% 93.48%
2014 64.29% 62.96% 94.12% 62.96% 100% 91.11% 97.56%
5 yr. avg. 82.11% 72.1% 98.82% 70.48% 100% 95.85% 89.19%

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.