School of Allied Health Sciences

Dean: Cynthia Hughes Harris, Ph.D.
Office: 306 Lewis-Beck
Phone: 850-599-3818
Fax: 850-561-2457

Degree Levels Offered: BS, DPT, MHA, MS
Faculty: 25 Full-time, 31 Part-time
Total Grant Awards: $232,176

Divisions
  • Health Care Management
  • Health Informatics and Information Management
  • Occupational Therapy
  • Physical Therapy
  • Cardiopulmonary Science
Degree Programs
Undergraduate Programs Graduate Programs Performance Overview

Full Scorecard

2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
As of Aug 2019 YTD
2019-2020 Goal 2022 Target
Customer Service: Percent of graduates who indicate they were "very satisfied" with the customer service offered in the major program's department office (Exit Survey) 45.92% 47.88% 51.37% 57% 60%
Accreditation status: Health Care Management (AUPHA) Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing
Accreditation status: Health Informatics and Information Management (CAHIIM) Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing
Accreditation status: Occupational Therapy (ACOTE) Sanctioned Sanctioned Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing
Accreditation status: Cardiopulmonary Science (CoARC) Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing
Accreditation status: Physical Therapy (CAPTE) Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing Good Standing
Assessment rating (Office of University Assessment) 4.97 4.51 4.0 4.0 4.0
Number of college-wide faculty meetings 8 8 9 8 8
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
As of Aug 2019 YTD
2019-2020 Goal 2022 Target
Four-year graduation rates by program (PBF metric) 29.61% 26.34% -- 35% 45%
Six-year graduation rates by program 60.74% 69.16% -- 63% 65%
Physical Therapy licensure pass rates (first time takers) 80% 50% 72.70% 80% 90%
Physical Therapy licensure pass rates (ultimate) 94% 96% 90.90% 95% 95%
Physical Therapy - Total Number of Licensure Examinees 35 24 22 23 n/a
Occupational Therapy licensure pass rates 68% 100% 87% 87% 87%
Occupational Therapy - Total Number of Licensure Examinees 19 19 23 25 n/a
Cardiopulmonary Science licensure pass rates (first time takers) 94% 93% 100% 100% 100%
Cardiopulmonary Science licensure pass rates (overall) 100% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Cardiopulmonary Science - Total Number of Licensure Examinees 16 16 16 15 n/a
Total undergraduate enrollment 978 908 893 900 1,110
AA transfer enrollment 140 123 141 140 180
Graduate/professional enrollment 171 169 158 175 250
Undergraduate degrees awarded 254 190 214 230 300
Undergraduate degrees awarded to FCS transfers with AA degree 60 67 -- 70 TBD
Total graduate degrees awarded 56 54 62 65 80
Second year retention rate 81.88% -- -- 85% 90%
Academic progress rate (2nd year retention with GPA above 2.0) (PBF metric) 72.16% -- -- 80% 88%
HIM 3006 course pass rate 92.80% 100% 100% 100% 70%
RET 3268 course pass rate 54.55% 65.22% 83.33% (10/12) 100% 70%
Average time to degree for 120-hour programs 4.7 4.2 -- 4.2 4
Percent of graduates without excess credit hours (PBF metric) -- -- -- TBD TBD
Number of student internships 214 202 307 350 366
Percentage of students successfully completing internships 99.53% (213/214) 98.02% (198/202) 99.67% (306/307) 100% 100%
Number of adequate internship sites 329 331 458 350 366
Bachelor's degrees awarded within Programs of Strategic Emphasis (PBF metric) 254 190 214 230 300
Graduate degrees awarded within Programs of Strategic Emphasis (PBF metric) 56 54 62 60 75
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
As of Aug 2019 YTD
2019-2020 Goal 2022 Target
Percent of courses taught by full-time and adjunct faculty with overall student rating > 3.0 96.20% -- -- 90% >90%
Average student rating for all courses taught by full-time and adjunct faculty 4.24 -- -- 4.25 >4.20
Percent of faculty who consistently use FAMU's online learning management systems 87.01% 93.95% 95% 97% 100%
Average faculty FTE assignment (this is a measure of faculty overloads) 1.09 -- -- 1.05 <1.02
Percent of full-time faculty with overload assignment 13.04% 32% 35.71% 30% <10%
Student to Faculty Ratio 50:1 (full-time)
104:1(adjunct)
43:1(full-time)
45:1(adjunct)
38:1(full-time)
36:1(adjunct)
35:1(full-time)
35:1(adjunct)
25:1
# Full-time Faculty 23 25 28 32 35
# Adjunct Faculty 11 24 29 29 30
Percent of student credit hours generated by full-time faculty 61.13% 64% -- 66% >70%
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
As of Aug 2019 YTD
2019-2020 Goal 2022 Target
Total grant awards $232,176 $793,470 $852,676 $900,000 $993,470
Percent of full-time faculty with at least one active external grant (PI or Co-PI) 11.50% 40% (10/25) 21% (6/28) 25% 50%
Annual number of peer-reviewed publications or comparable scholarship activity (single count) 22 21 9 15 25
2016-2017 2017-2018 2018-2019
As of Aug 2019 YTD
2019-2020 Goal 2022 Target
Percent of full-time faculty participating in at least one outreach/community service project 60% 76% 82% 75% 80%
Annual number of college outreach activities 39 28 33 25 30