Baker College of Muskegon Radiologic Technology Grads Achieve 100 Percent Pass Rate on National Exam

October 01, 2010

Baker College of Muskegon officials report that all 54 of its 2008, 2009 and 2010 radiologic technology associate degree program graduates have passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination on the first attempt. The national pass rate averages for 2008 and 2009 were 91 percent and 91.4 percent, respectively. National pass rate data for 2010 is not yet available.

“These impressive results are direct evidence of the hard work and perseverance of our students, as well as the dedication of our faculty and staff in providing the skills and training necessary to begin a rewarding and successful career,” said Lee Coggin, JD, Baker College of Muskegon president.

Additional radiologic technology certification examination statistics:
Over the past five years…

  • One out of every three graduates scored in the top 10 percent on the national exam
  • One out of every six graduates scored in the top 1 percent on the exam
  • In 2009, three Baker College of Muskegon graduates scored in the top 1 percent, while 35 percent of the class scored in the top 10 percent
  • In 2010, two graduates scored at the 100 percentile

Graduates of the Baker College of Muskegon radiologic technology program are highly skilled professionals who are qualified to perform diagnostic imaging procedures and examinations under the direction of a licensed physician. Technologists apply knowledge of anatomy and physiology, positioning, and radiographic techniques to provide quality health care services.

Radiologic technologists may find employment in hospitals, clinics, imaging centers, government agencies such as the VA, military and medical examiner’s offices. They may also provide mobile X-rays at homes and train to work in other modalities such as CT and MRI.

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