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Exercise Science Outcomes

The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP) awarded initial accreditation the Lasell College Exercise Science program on July 2012.

What is CAAHEP Accreditation?

CAAHEP is the largest programmatic accreditor in the health-sciences field. CAAHEP reviews individual education programs to make sure they meet the standards of the profession. The CAAHEP standards by which these programs are measured have been developed primarily by the professionals involved in each discipline, are approved by each profession, and are intended to reflect required knowledge and skills that a person needs to be able to successfully function within that profession. CAAHEP standards focus on quality outcomes, assuring that educational programs are preparing competent entry-level health care professionals. That means that CAAHEP-accredited programs provide the educational foundation necessary to begin a successful career in many allied health professions. Earning a degree from an accredited program verifies the quality of the educational experience you've received meets the standards of the profession.

Why should you care?

Accreditation in the health-related disciplines also serves a very important role for the public. Along with certification and licensure, accreditation helps to assure that health care personnel are well-prepared and qualified. Accreditation also increases and enhances employment opportunities.

Lasell College Exercise Science Student Outcomes

Year of Graduation National Certification Exam Results Graduate Placement Rate
*year still in progress
Pass = 100% Employed within 1 year= 72%
Continuing Education= 11/%
Total % Placement= 83%
2015 Pass = 100% Employed within 1 year= 90%
Continuing Education= 0%
Total % Placement= 90%
2014 Pass = 100% Employed within 1 year= 50% 
Continuing Education= 31%
Total % Placement= 81%
Two-Year Average Pass = 100% Employed within 1 year= 70%
Continuing Education= 15.5%
Total % Placement= 85.5%