UC Blue Ash College

Radiologic Technology Goals & Mission

The Mission

The mission of the radiologic technology program of the University of Cincinnati, Blue Ash College is the education and preparation of students for a career as a diagnostic radiographer. The associate degree curriculum is designed to synthesize clinical and didactic experiences in radiography, to instill a desire for excellence in practice, and to provide a foundation for academic and career advancement.

Program Goals & Student Learning Outcomes:

  1. The student will demonstrate clinical competence.
    1. Students will properly position for radiographic procedures.
    2. Students will practice radiation protection.
    3. Students will provide quality patient care.
  2. The student will exhibit professionalism.
    1. Students will make ethical decisions.
    2. Students will display a professional work ethic.
    3. Students will describe the benefits of lifelong learning.
  3. The student will demonstrate critical thinking skills based on professional standards.
    1. Students will accommodate for non-routine and trauma patients.
    2. Students will critique images for diagnostic quality.
    3. Students will demonstrate the relationship between technical factors and image quality.
  4. The student will effectively communicate in a professional manner.
    1. Students will communicate professionally in the clinical setting.
    2. Students will demonstrate effective written communication skills.
    3. Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills.
  5. The program will effectively prepare the graduate for a career as an entry-level radiographer.

Program Effectiveness

The following data compiled from 2015-2019 is representative of the effectiveness of the Radiologic Technology Program. 

Program Completion Rate

Five Year Average from 2014-2018 = 92/117 = 79%

Program Completion Rates

Year of Graduation

Number of Students in CP I

Attrition

Re-entry

Number of Graduates

Program Completion Rate

2018 22 4 1
19 19/22 = 86%
2017 25 3 0 22 22/25 = 88%
2016 21 7 0 13 13/21 = 62%

2015

25

10

2

17

17/25 = 68%

2014

24

5

2

21

21/24 = 88%

Job Placement Rate

Five Year Average from 2014-2018 = 87/87 = 100%

Job Placement Rate Averages
Year of Graduation Number of Graduates Number of Grads employed at 6/12 months post- graduation 

Number of Grads

not actively seeking employment*

Job Placement Rate

2018 19 18 (at 6 months) 1 18/18 = 100%
2017 21 21 (at 6 months) 0 21/21 = 100%
2016 13 13 (at 6 months) 0 13/13 = 100%

2015

17

16 (at 12 months)

1

16/16 = 100%

2014

21

19 (at 12 months)

2

19/19 = 100%

*The JRCERT has defined "not actively seeking employment" as: 1) graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, 2) graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, 3) graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, 4) graduate is on active military duty, and/or 5) graduate is continuing education.

Credentialing Examination (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists) Pass Rate

Five Year Average from 2015-2019 = 87/91 = 96%

Credentialing Rates

Year of

Graduation

Number of Graduates

Number of Grads passing

registry on first attempt

Credentialing Exam Pass Rate

on first attempt

2019

21

21

21/21 = 100%

2018 19 19 19/19 = 100%
2017 22 18 18/22 = 82%
2016 13 13 13/13 = 100%

2015

17

16 (1 did not attempt)

16/16 = 100%

Resources

Contact Information

Muntz Hall | Room 140
LuAnna Schwaeble
Program Coordinator
Phone: 513-936-1631
Email: luanna.schwaeble@uc.edu