Licensure and Certification Passing Rate

Purpose

To ensure programmatic coursework prepares students to competently practice in their chosen profession

Description

Aggregate institutional passing rate of first‐time test‐takers on licensure and certification exams. Exams included in this measure are state mandated exams which candidates must pass before becoming active practitioners.

Calculation

Denominator: All licensure and certification exams taken for the first‐time during the licensure agency’s most recent reporting year. Only includes state mandated exams which candidates must pass before becoming active practitioners.
Numerator: Of those in the denominator, the number passing exam on first attempt during the licensure agency’s most recent reporting year.

Additional Details

The number of first‐time test‐takers and the number passing were provided to the System Office by agencies issuing the license or certification and validated by the colleges. Depending on the exam, data may be provided on a fiscal or calendar year. Exams are listed above in italics.

 

WCC Goal: 82.3%
Baseline: 69.9%
WCC Outcome: 77.7%

  1. Basic Skills Student Progress
  2. Credit English Success
  3. Credit Math Success
  4. First Year Progression
  5. Curriculum Completion Rate
  6. Licensure and Certification Passing Rate
  7. College Transfer Performance

Date Source

July – June Results

January – December Results

January – December Results

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
Nuclear Medicine Technology Exam Radiation Therapy Exam Radiography Exam

Federal Aviation Administration
Airframe Exam General Exam Power Plant Exam

NC Board of Massage & Bodywork Therapy
Massage & Body Work Therapist

NC Board of Opticians
Opticianry Exam

NC Real Estate Commission
Provisional Real Estate Broker

Council of Interstate Testing
Dental Hygiene Exam

NC Board of Cosmetic Art Examiners
Apprentice Exam Cosmetology Exam Cosmetology Instructor Exam Esthetician Exam
Manicurist Exam

NC Board of Nursing Practical Nursing Exam Registered Nursing Exam

NC Board of Physical Therapy Examiners
Physical Therapist Assistant Exam

NC Department of Justice, Criminal Justice Standards Division
Basic Law Enforcement Training (BLET) Exam

NC Department of Justice Sheriff’s Standards Division
Detention Officer

NC Office of Emergency Medical Services
EMT Exam EMTI‐I Exam EMT‐P Exam

NC Veterinary Medical Board
Veterinary Medicine Technology Exam