Pathology

Program Outcomes

 

Focus Area
Goal
Admission
Attract and admit high-quality applicants with healthcare experience and high GPA, and related healthcare experience.
ASCP exam scores
Graduates of the Assistant in Pathology program will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge needed for an entry-level pathologists’ assistants.
Program retention rates
At least 90% of each entering class will complete the program and graduate on-time.
Employment rates
75% of graduates will have permanent employment upon graduation.


Admission goal
: Attract and admit high-quality applicants with healthcare experience and high GPA.

Indicators:
-   Average GPA of entering classes will be 3.0 or better.
-  Entering students will have at least one shadowing experience in medical or forensic autopsy services, or have work experience in surgical/autopsy pathology.

Results:
_ Average GPA for 2017 class is 3.3/4.0
_ Students have at least one work and shadowing experience in autopsy and/or surgical pathology.

ASCP exam scores goal: Graduates of the Assistant in Pathology program will demonstrate mastery of the knowledge needed for an entry-level pathologists’ assistants.

Indicators:
-   UT Assistant in Pathology graduates will pass the ASCP exam on the first attempt at or higher rate than the national average.
-  UT Assistant in Pathology scores will be equal to or greater than 90% of the national average.

Results:
- 100% of graduates passed ASCP exam on the first attempt.

Program retention goal: At least 90% of each entering class will complete the program and graduate on-time.

Indicator:
-   On-time graduation rate will equal or exceed 90%.

Results:
Graduation Rates for Graduating Class:

 
2015
2016
2017
2018
Graduated
100%
50%
100%
 
Number of Students
2/2
1/2*
1/1
 

*One left for personal reasons.

Employment goal: 75% of graduates will have permanent employment upon graduation.

Indicator:
-  Responses from the Annual Alumni Survey for the 2015-2017 graduating years will indicate that at least70% of program graduates secured employment as a pathologists’ assistant or closely related field within the first year of graduation.

Results:
-  Within 6 months of graduation, 100% of graduates who graduated from the classes of 2015 - 2017 had secured employment as a Pathologists’ Assistants or related field positions within the first year after graduation.

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Last Updated: 2/12/18