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Institutional Data & Assessment


Welcome to the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences Institutional Research and Assessment page. The College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences is committed to continual quality improvement. The College's Assessment Office provides information to support planning and decision making, as well as providing college data to the University, accrediting organizations, and the public at large.

 

Accreditation

Doctoral-Degree-Level Pharmacy Program

Drake College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences' Doctor of Pharmacy program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education, 135 South LaSalle Street, Suite 4100, Chicago, IL  60603, 312/664-3575; FAX 312/664-4652, web site www.acpe-accredit.org.

Accredited Doctoral-Degree-Level Occupational Therapy Program

The entry-level occupational therapy doctoral degree program is accredited by the Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education (ACOTE) of the American Occupational Therapy Association (AOTA), located at 4720 Montgomery Lane, Suite 200, Bethesda, MD 20814-3449. ACOTE’s telephone number c/o AOTA is (301) 652-AOTA and its Web address is www.acoteonline.org. Graduates of the program will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination for the occupational therapist administered by the National Board for Certification in Occupational Therapy (NBCOT). After successful completion of this exam, the individual will be an Occupational Therapist, Registered (OTR). In addition, all states require licensure in order to practice; however, state licenses are usually based on the results of the NBCOT Certification Examination. Note that a felony conviction may affect a graduate’s ability to sit for the NBCOT certification examination or attain state licensure. NOTE: In addition to the above statements, the program must have a documented and published policy to ensure that students complete all graduation, fieldwork, and experiential component requirements in a timely manner. This must include a statement that all Level II fieldwork and the experiential component of the program must be completed within a time frame established by the program. Students must complete Level II fieldwork and experiential requirements within 24 months following completion of the didactic portion of the program.


Licensure and Graduation Disclosure

NAPLEX First-Time Pass Rates

YearDrakeNational Average
2019 93.0% 90.6%
2018 93.1% 88.5%
2017 97.2% 87.6%
2016 93.3% 85.0%

On-Time Graduation Rates

YearRate
2020 96.0%
2019 94.3%
2018 93.6%
2017 96.3%
2016 92.4%

ASHP Phase I & II Residency Match Rate

YearDrakeNational Average
2020 64.5% 63.1%
2019 87.5% 64.4%
2018 86.9% 65.4%
2017 77.8% 67.2%
2016 69.5% 68.0%

 

For additional information, please contact:

Charles R. Phillips
Associate Dean of Curriculum and Assessment
Phone: 515-271-4980
Email: chuck.phillips@drake.edu

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