Radiography Program

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Mission and Goals

In support of the mission of Rowan College at Burlington County, a comprehensive community college, the mission of the radiography program is to provide affordable quality educational experiences so that a student may develop academically, clinically and professionally into a competent, entry-level radiographer.

Student Learning Goals

  • Goal 1: Students will have knowledge and skills required to be clinically competent in all radiographic tasks necessary for an entry level radiographer:
    Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will apply positioning skills.
    • Students will select technical factors.
    • Students will utilize safe radiation protection practices.
    • Students will attain the technical knowledge appropriate for an entry level technologist on the ARRT examination.
  • Goal 2: Students will demonstrate communication skills
    Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
    • Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.
  • Goal 3: Students will develop critical thinking skills.
    Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients.
    • Students will critique images for diagnostic quality.
  • Goal 4: Students will model professionalism.
    Student Learning Outcomes:

    • Students will demonstrate a good work ethic.
    • Students will participate in personal and professional growth opportunities.

Program Effectiveness Goals

  • Goal 1: Five-year average credentialing examination pass rate of not less than 85 percent at first attempt.
  • Goal 2: For each of the last five years, job placement rate of not less than 75% within six months for those graduates actively seeking employment.
  • Goal 3: Annual program completion rates, 80 percent of the students will complete the program within 3 years of program start.
  • Goal 4: Graduates will express satisfaction with the program, 80 % of respondents will of graduates will rate the program good or superior on the alumni survey.
  • Goal 5: Employer will express satisfaction with the graduates of the program as assessed on the employer survey, 80% of respondents will rate graduates with 4 pts or greater points out of 5 pts.

2016 Program Outcomes