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. 

Period

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

% Completing Within Expected Time Frame

# Not Completing

2019-2020 25 0 92.6% 2
2020-2021 28 0

100%

0

2021-2022 31 0

100%

0

3 Year Average = 97.53%

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). For the past 15 years, 100% of Duquesne's SLP students have passed the Praxis exam.

Period

# Reported Taking Exam # Passed Exam
Pass Rate (%)
2019-2020 26 26 100%
2020-2021 28 28 100%
2021-2022 30 30 100%

3 Year Average = 100%

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.

Period

# Of Graduates % Of Graduates

2018-2019

28

100%

2019-2020

26

100%

2020-2021

28

100%

3 Year Average = 100%