Our Success is Measured in Each Student

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Student Outcome Data

Three indicators of program success are the percentage of students finishing the program within the expected time, the number of students passing the national examination, and the percentage of graduates finding jobs in the profession. These outcome measures are reported below. 

Program Completion Rate

The graduate portion of the program (also known as the professional phase) is six semesters long over two calendar years.  98% of our graduates in the last three years completed the program within the expected six semesters.

Period

# Completed Program Within Expected Time Frame # Completed Later Than Expected Time Frame

# Not Completing

% Completing Within Expected Time Frame

2011-2012

27 0

0

100%

2012-2013

27 1

1

93%

2013-2014

31 0

0

100%

3 Year Average

   

 

98%


Praxis Exam Pass Rates of Test-Takers

To earn the ASHA Certification of Clinical Competence students must pass a national examination (often referred to as the ASHA Exam).  Duquesne student's three year passing average is 99%.  

Period

#  Reported Taking Exam # Passed Exam
Pass Rate (%)

2011-2012

27 26 96%

2012-2013

28 28 100%

2013-2014

31 31 100%

3 Year Average

99%


Employment Rates of Graduates within One Year of Graduation

A third outcome measure is how readily graduates are employed.  By student report, over the past three years 100% of our graduates were employed in the profession within one year of graduation.

Employment Rate in Profession

Period

# Of Graduates % Of Graduates

2010-2011

30

100%

2011-2012

27

100%

2012-2013

28

100%

3 Year Average

100%