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Physical Therapist Assistant - Programmatic Outcomes Data

  FY 2018 FY 2019 FY 2020 FY 2021
Enrollment: 28 30 31​ ​23
Retention: 96.4% (27) 96.7% (29) ​93.5% (29) 95.7%​ (22)
Graduation Rate (100% time): 96.4% (27) 96.7% (29) *** N/A​​
Graduation Rate: (150% time): 100% (28) 96.7% (29) *** N/A​​
First Time Pass Rate: 53.9%​ 86.2%​ ​96.0% N/A​​
Ultimate Pass Rate: 69.2% 96.6% N/A ​N/A​
Employment Rate: 100% 92.3% N/A​ N/A​​

Glossary of Terms ​

Enrollment:
The number of students enrolled in the program for the first time in the Summer semester of the fiscal year.    

 

Retention:
The percent of the enrollment cohortᵻ that completes the summer semester courses with an A, B, or C letter grade and are enrolled in the subsequent Fall semester of the program.  

 

Graduation Rate (100% time): 
The percent of the enrollment cohortᵻ that either completed the degree within the 100% timeframe (3 semesters) or who formally withdrew from the program in good academic standing within the 100% timeframe of the program.   

 

Graduation Rate (150% time):
The percent of the enrollment cohortᵻ that either completed the degree within the 150% timeframe (5 semesters) or who formally withdrew from the program in good academic standing within the 150% timeframe of the program. 

First Time Pass Rate    
The percent of graduates who took the licensure exam (NPTE-PTA) and passedon the first attempt.  
 
Ultimate Pass Rate:
The percent of graduates who took the licensure exam (NPTE-PTA) and passedno matter how many attempts it took.

Employment Rate:
The percent of graduatesᶤ who sought employment and were employed as PTs or PTAs within one year of graduation. 

Employment Data Source: Employment data is collected by Malcolm X College’s Office of Institutional Effectiveness through a Fiscal Year Graduate and Certificate Completer Survey for all career and technical education (CTE) programs. This survey is administered through Qualtrics, between 12 or 18 months post-completion. Additionally, The Program Director collects job placement data at the time of completion (0 months) up until 12 months from completion.   

Enrollment Cohort:
Students that enrolled in the program for the first time in the Summer semester are designated as the enrollment cohort for that fiscal year. There is one enrollment cohort for this program per fiscal year.       

 

ᶤ Graduates: 
Students that completed the program in the same fiscal year.              

       

Notes/Sources
*** : Graduation of FY2020 delayed due to COVID-19 pandemic.     

N/A: Not yet available for this fiscal year.              

The methodology for the glossary of terms aligns with the Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE).              

            
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