Program Assessment

Department Assessment Plan 2011/2012 Academic Year


The Department of Health Information Administration maintains an assessment plan for its academic programs. The results are submitted in yearly reports to the University Assessment Committee. The program assessment plans are available through the links below:

Curriculum Mapping 

Undergraduate Assessment Plan 2012

Post-Baccalaureate Assessment Plan 2012

Assessment of Student Learning

The Department of Health Information Administration student learning is based on six students learning outcomes.
The assessment plan includes the following measures:

  • Direct measures which include end of year comprehensive examination and certification examination results.
  • Indirect measures which include student satisfactory survey, alumni and employers' surveys.

Student Learning Outcomes

Form 201BC - Assessment Report Form for Instructional Program

Form 201 C - Summary of Trend Data for Instructional Program

Certification Results

Classroom Teaching Effectiveness

Faculty use formal and informal assessments in the classroom to improve their instruction. The department chair and peers evaluate the classroom teaching effectiveness of faculty. In addition, students are encouraged to complete course evaluations for each instructor at the end of the semester through the Cougar Connect portal. These evaluations are reviewed by the respective faculty, and the department chair. Results from the students, peers and chair evaluations are used to improve the faculty teaching effectiveness within the department.

Examples of tools used to evaluate teaching effectiveness are available through the links below:

Chair Evaluation of Faculty Teaching Effectiveness

Peer Evaluation of Faculty Teaching Effectiveness

Students' Course Evaluation Form

Department Effectiveness Outcomes

The Department of Health Information Administration effectiveness is evaluated using the College of Health Sciences key performance indicators (KPIs) such as number of students enrolled, retention and graduation rates, number of graduates produced, number of students participating in service learning and faculty scholarship productivity.

Department Effectiveness Outcomes Report

Feedback From Alumni