Success of the program in meeting its goals:
PANCE Performance Pass Rate: The program has a 100% pass rate for all-takers, as well as an average pass rate of 91.3% for first-time takers after 3 cohorts of graduates. Link to the program's NCCPA PANCE Pass Rate Summary Report.*
|Class of 2017||Class of 2018||Class of 2019||Class of 2020||Class of 2021||5-year Average|
|Average HCE Hours**||1668||5409||6548||5577||6787||5198|
|% URM Candidates***||18%||26%||18%||33%||27%||24.4%|
|Student Satisfaction based on Exit Survey||4.36/5.0||4.42/5.0||4.40/5.0||4.39/5.0|
|First-time PANCE pass rate||88%||100%||86%||91.3%|
|All-time PANCE pass rate||100%||100%||100%||100%|
|% graduates employed within 6 months||94%||94%|
*Due to a change in the NCCPA exam blueprint from 2018 to 2019, the national first-time taker pass rate dropped from 98% to 93%.
** HCE = health-care experience
***At MGH IHP, our working definition of an underrepresented minority (URM) is someone whose racial or ethnic makeup is from one of the following: African American/Black, Asian (Filipino or Vietnamese), Hispanic, Native American/Alaskan Native, Native Hawaiian/Other Pacific Islander, or two or more races, when one or more are from the preceding racial and ethnic categories.