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, ETSU, MTSU and Lipscomb, but the universities represented for the incoming cohort are Auburn, Ball State, Fontbonne, Alabama, Point Loma, Samford, Tennessee Tech, Texas Tech, Tennessee, Purdue, Middle Tennessee and Lipscomb.

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 = 88%        (52/59)

100% of 2015 interns passed on the first try (15/15). 100% of 2015 and 2016 ISPPs passed on first try (6/6).

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 = 95%    (56/59)

93% of the 2016 interns and ISPPs taking the RD exam within 1 year of graduation passed (13/14).
At least 80 percent of graduates will have secured employment in the field within 12 months of completing the program. 100% (based on survey of internship graduates) Most of the 2015 graduates secured full-time or part-time RD positions within six months of internship graduation.