OCTC RAD Students Achieve 100% Pass Rate for National Licensure Exam
OWENSBORO, KY (07/16/2018) Owensboro Community and Technical College (OCTC) had twelve students graduate with an Associate in Applied Science degree in Radiography in May. These students must also successfully pass a national professional licensure exam administered by American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) in order to gain employment in the field. The students from OCTC achieved a 100% first time pass rate on the exam. The program has achieved a 100% first time pass rate in 10 of the past 11 years.
"This is a true testament to the dedication of the students in the program, the faculty that teach the program, and the folks who work with the students in the clinical setting. It speaks volumes about the quality of the graduates and the program." said OCTC President, Dr. Scott Williams.
Dr. Joy Menser, coordinator for the radiography program added, "Our students excel in technical and patient care skills. Their dedication makes out program an elite one. We are extremely proud of this achievement."
Radiography is a selective admissions program. For more information about the program, please contact Joy Menser at (270)686-4633. OCTC is currently enrolling for the fall semester which begins August 13.
Interested students may apply online at owensboro.kctcs.edu or stop by the START Center on the Main Campus at 4800 New Hartford Road, Owensboro. The START Center is open Monday - Thursday 8 a.m.- 5:30 p.m. and Friday 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Owensboro Community & Technical College is one of the sixteen community and technical colleges that make up the Kentucky Community & Technical College System. OCTC serves the KY counties of Daviess, Hancock, Ohio and McLean. OCTC has three campuses in Daviess County and a Center and Annex in Hancock County. OCTC strives to serve the communities in the service area by providing associate degree education for transfer, state of the art technical education for students focusing on entering the workforce, customized business and industry solutions through the Workforce Solutions division, and adult education and business and industry testing through the SkillTrain unit.
The Kentucky Community and Technical College System is the Commonwealth's largest postsecondary institution with 16 colleges and more than 70 campuses. We also are Kentucky's largest provider of workforce training and online education. Through partnerships with business and industry, we align our programs to meet the needs of local employers. We help students fulfill their dreams of creating a better life through programs that lead directly to jobs or help them transfer to one of our four-year partners.
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