Cleveland Annual Outcomes Report

Certification Exam Results

Graduates or second-year students in their last semester at the Cleveland location apply for initial certification from the National Commission for Certification of Anesthesiologist Assistants, or NCCAA.

Each August, the program publishes the number of students who graduated, the number who passed the exam, and the number who failed. The following table shows the Cleveland location NCCAA exam outcomes since 2011.

Cohort Graduated Pass Fail
2018 20 20 0
2017 20 20 0
2016 18 18 0
2015 21i 21 0
2014 17 17 0
2013 21 21 0
2012 16 16 0
2011 14 14 0
Total 147 147 0
Rates   100.00% 0.00%

Student Attrition

Attrition refers to the percentage of students in Cleveland who enrolled but voluntarily withdrew or were separated from the program. The program publishes these numbers each August.

Withdrawal and separation are taken seriously by the MSA Program. In the event a student is considering withdrawing, they are asked to meet with the program director. Each situation is different, and the program strives to accommodate the student whenever possible.

The following table shows the Cleveland location student attrition rates since 2011.

Cohort Initial Enrollment Voluntary Withdrawal Separated
2018 22 2 0
2017 22 2 0
2016 20 2 0
2015 21 1 0
2014 21 3 1
2013 22 1 0
2012 18 2 0
2011 15 1 0
Total 161 14 1
Rates   8.70% 0.62%

Employment

At the time of commencement, the MSA Program requests employment information from all graduates. The program publishes these numbers within six months of graduation.

The following table shows the Cleveland location employment rates since 2011.

Cohort Graduated Employed Seeking Work
2018 20 20 0
2017 20 20 0
2016 18 18 0
2015 21i 21 0
2014 17 17 0
2013 21 19 1
2012 16 15 1
2011 14 14 0
Total 147 145 2
Rates   98.64% 1.36%

For an overview of graduate outcomes, click here.

Review outcomes for our Houston location here or Washington location here.

 


i. One student in the 2015 cohort transferred to Cleveland from Houston.