Goals for Student Achievement and Outcomes

Texas Wesleyan's 2020 Strategic Vision indicates that all University degree programs will prepare students for graduate studies and professional careers.

Student Achievement Highlights

To evaluate student achievement, Texas Wesleyan reviews graduation rates, licensure and certification passage rates, graduate school placement and employment.

Undergraduate Student Outcomes: 

  • Enrolling in graduate-level programs
  • Finding employment related to their degree program
  • Pursuing on-the-job experience prior to graduate school enrollment
  • Using their bachelor’s degrees to advance within their current field of employment 

Graduate Student Outcomes: 

  • Using their degrees for career advancement or change
  • Completing licensure or certification
  • Enrolling in doctoral degree programs 

Graduate School Placement:

National Student Clearinghouse (NSC) provides information to Texas Wesleyan University regarding graduate school enrollment of the University’s graduates.

Based upon a match against the NSC national database, out of 315 undergraduates graduating Fall 2013 and Spring 2014, 34 have pursued graduate school within three years of graduation

2013-2014 Undergraduate Class (Fall 2013 and Spring 2014)

  • 11% of graduates pursued further study

Based upon a match against the NSC national database, out of 255 undergraduates graduating Fall 2014 and Spring 2015, 30 have pursued graduate school within two years of graduation

  • 12% of graduates pursued further study

Based upon a match against the NSC national database, out of 309 undergraduates graduating Fall 2015 and Spring 2016, 15 have pursued graduate school within one year of graduation

  • 5% of graduates pursued further study

Post-Graduation Employment:

Data regarding post-graduation employment is collected through Career Services, the Alumni Office, academic departments, UI Wage Records (Texas Workforce Development), Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board (THECB) Student and Adult Learner Follow-Up System, as well as third party data enrichment services i.e. First Destination (starting 2014-15). The data reflects placement at 6 months after graduation.

2013-2014

  • 82% of graduates are employed in a professional career track

2014-2015

  • Not available until late Fall 2016

2015-2016

  • Not available until late Fall 2017

Three Year Average – 2013-2015

  • Undergraduates: 80% Employment Rate. Mean Quarterly Earnings: $8,519
  • Graduate (includes doctoral): 76% Employment Rate. Mean Quarterly Earnings: $21,950

Common Industries Reported:

Education, Business, Legal and Government, Healthcare, Finance/Accounting

Licensure and Professional Certification Pass Rates

Three programs specifically prepare students for licensure or professional certification:

School of Health Professions

Master of Science in Nurse Anesthesia (MSNA)

Our MSNA students ranked higher than the national average in first-time NCE pass rate for 2015, and have a higher five-year average for first-time pass rate.

2015 Results

  • Texas Wesleyan: 89%
  • National Average: 85%

Five-year average

  • Texas Wesleyan: 91%
  • National Average: 87%

MSNA Pass Rate within six months of graduation: 100%

Our new CRNAs have a 100% employment rate within six months of completing the MSNA program. In Texas, CRNAs with a master’s degree can expect to make between $140,000 and $170,000 per year.

See the complete program statistics at https://txwes.edu/academics/gpna/program-statistics/.

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

The Graduate Counseling Program prepares students to sit for and pass the National Counselor Examination (NCE) that the Texas Board of Examiners of Licensed Professional Counselors requires.

2013-2015 The Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) licensure passage rate: 76%.

Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Thirty-nine students earned master’s degrees in MFT during the fifteen semester period from summer 2011 to fall 2015. By fall 2015, 30 of those students (80%) achieved Marriage and Family Therapist licensure.

Master of Science in School Counseling

2013-2016 TExES School Counselor Certification Examination overall passage rate: 100%

School of Education

Bachelor of Science in Athletic Training

2011-13 Texas State Licensure and BOC Certification Pass Rate: 100%

Bachelor’s Degrees in Education and Teaching Fields

2011-2014 TExES Teacher Certification Exam Pass Rates:

EC-C Generalist, ESL and Bilingual

    • Bilingual Supplemental: 86.9%
    • Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test(BTLPT): 81.2%
    • English as a Second Language (ESL): 90.6%
    • EC-6 Generalist: 71.2% 

Secondary

    • 8-12 ELAR (English, Language Arts, & Reading): 100%
    • 8-12 Life Science: 100%
    • 8-12 History: 94%

All-Level Certification

    • All-Level Languages Other Than English (LOTE) - Spanish: 100%
    • All-Level Music: 100%
    • EC-12 Pedagogy & Professional Responsibilities (PPR): 99%

Master of Education

Available Concentrations and 2011-2014 Certification Exam Pass Rates:

  • Principal Certification: 71%
  • Reading Specialist Certification: 100%
  • Gifted and Talented Education: No candidates
  • Master Reading Teacher Certificate: No candidates

Master of Arts in Professional Counseling

The Graduate Counseling Program prepares students to sit for and pass the National Counselor Examination (NCE) required by the Texas Board of Examiners of Licensed Professional Counselors.

Master’s candidates must pass a comprehensive NCE Practice Test to prepare for the licensing exam. The Graduate Counseling Program currently has a 93% passing rate on that examination, calculated on a 3-year rolling basis.

The University does not currently obtain information regarding LPC licensure passage rates.

Master of Science in Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT)

Fourteen students earned master’s degrees in MFT during the nine-semester period from summer 2011 to spring 2014. By fall 2014, 10 of those students (71.43%) achieved licensure as either a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (seven students) or as a Licensed Professional Counselor (three students).

Master of Science in School Counseling

2009-2013 TExES School Counselor Certification Examination overall passage rate: 92%

 

Additional Information

More detailed information regarding student retention and graduation rates and other data are available on the University Fact Book website.

Learn more about Wesleyan’s programs and student achievement on the individual program websites.

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Phone: 817-531-4405
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