Where do Lipscomb interns come from?
Our program's previous and current interns have come from far and near. Interns from the past several years have come from as far away as Hawaii, Switzerland and Saudi Arabia. Many of our interns come from Tennessee based universities such as UT Knoxville, UT Chattanooga, Tennessee Tech, Middle Tennessee State University and Lipscomb, but other universities represented in the past several classes are Harding University in Arkansas, Western Kentucky, the University of Texas at Austin, Samford, Seattle Pacific, Baylor, and Drexel University.
How We Measure Our Success:
|Graduates will achieve a first-time pass rate of at least 80 percent on the RD exam over a 5-year period.||First-time Pass rate over 5 year period = 82 percent (41/50)||100 percent of 2014 graduates, having taken the exam by July 9, 2014, passed on the first try (8/8).|
|At least 90& percent of graduates will have passed the RD exam within 12 months of completing the program||12-month pass rate over five year period = 96 percent (48/50)||100 percent of 2013 graduate class having taken the RD exam within one year of their first attempt passed (10/10).|
|At least 80 percent of graduates will have secured employment in the field within 12 months of completing the program.||95.7 percent (based on survey of internship graduates)||100 percent of 2013-14 eligible graduates (two pursued graduate degrees) secured full-time or part-time RD positions within six months of internship graduation.|