Business Administration Performance Measures

BUAD Program Performance Measures


Internal Key Performance Indicators (SOURCES: Internal data collections, and Post-Graduate Surveys) 

Note: BUAD is the abbreviation for Business Administration; a two-year associate degreed program of study. In Fall ‘12 TSCT added an evening cohort.Outcomes listed below are based on overall program performance. 

Key Performance Indicators

Class'11

Class'12

Class'13

Class'14

Class'15

Class'16

Progression Rate

62.1%

50.0%

36.0%

71.9%

     75.0%

 60.0%

Graduation Rate

44.8%

50.0%

28.0%

62.5%

     62.5%

 35.0%

Post Graduate Survey Response Rate

76.9%%

76.9%

85.7%

75.0%

86.7% Pending

Placement Rate

100%

90.0%

100%

100%

100% Pending

Employed Full Time within Major

60.0%

10.0%

33.3%

26.7%

69.2% Pending
Employed Fulled Time outside Major 0.0% 10.0% 0.0% 6.7% 23.1% Pending

Graduate Satisfaction

Good

NA

Good

NA

Good Pending

Rate of Respondents to Salary Inquiry 

40.0%

0.0%

16.7%

NA

69.2% Pending

Annual Median Starting Salary

$21,375  NA  $32,000 NA $27,500  Pending

Reported Hourly Rate

$10.28 NA $15.38  NA      $13.22  Pending 

Reported Salary Range (Lowest-Highest)

$16,000
-$30,000 
NA $32,000  NA  $20,000
-$64,999 
Pending 
  • Progression Rate reflects the continuous term-to-term persistence rate for certificate programs and the fall-to-fall retention rate for associate degree programs.
  • Graduation Rate reflects the number of freshmen who were officially enrolled in the fall semester and earned a certificate or degree within the expected timeframe.
  • Post Graduate Survey an annual on-line post graduate survey utilized by the college to gather vital information regarding career placement, starting salary, and level of satisfaction. 
    • Post Graduate Survey Response RatePercentage of Graduates who responded to the Post-Graduate Survey. 
    • Placement Rate is the percent of graduate survey respondents who reported being employed or continued their education on a full-time basis.
    • Employed Full Time within Major - Percentage of graduates who reported being employed full-time within their field of study.  
    • Employed Full Time outside Major - Percentage of graduates who reported being employed full-time outside their field of study.
    • Graduate Satisfaction is the median graduate survey response evaluating the level of preparation for workforce entry (based on a 5-Item Likert Scale).
    • Rate of Respondents to Salary Inquiry - Percentage of Annual Post Graduate Survey respondents who returned salary information.
    • Annual Median Starting Salary is based on the graduate survey response to the request to identify a starting salary from a range of options. This graph shows the median first year annual salary. All calculations are based on the respondent’s self reported first year annual income. 
    • Reported Hourly Rate - determined by dividing the reported median salary by the number of hours in a traditional full-time work week (40), then the number of weeks in a year (52). 
    • Reported Salary Range -  Beginning with “less than $20,000” and increasing in $5,000 increments (i.e. $20,000-24,999) and ending with “more than $70,000, graduate survey respondents selected their 1st year annual salary range.