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HRDKA Statistics
Year Number of Items Number of Students Cronbach's Alpha
2023 135 88 0.83
2022 135 139 0.87
2021 135 136 0.85
2020 135 159 0.87
2019 135 151 0.85
2018 135 145 0.85
2017 135 140 0.87
2016 135 145 0.85
2015 135 161 0.84


Our Mission

The Office of Assessment is committed to assessment and evaluation of school of pharmacy curriculum. Its mission is to develop consistently reliable assessment and analysis which will enhance educational outcomes of administration, faculties and students.


Annually the Office of Assessment and the Assessment of Student Learning Committee (ASLC) administer and evaluate High Risk Drug Knowledge Assessment (HRDKA) and Pharmacy Curriculum Outcomes Assessment (PCOA). The Committee is responsible of developing policy and making recommendations as required in all matters relating to assessing student progress in achieving the educational outcomes.

Administrators and Staff

Dr. Rebecca SleeperRebecca Sleeper, Pharm.D., FCCP, FASCP, BCPS
Senior Associate Dean, Curricular Affairs, Assessment & Accreditation
Professor of Pharmacy Practice - Lubbock

Office Phone:
Mail Address: 3601 – 4th Street, MS 8162 Lubbock, TX 79430-8162

Sonya SherrodSonya Sherrod, Ph.D.
Assessment of Student Learning Committee - Staff Support


Office Phone: 806-743-3289
Mail Address: 3601 – 4th Street, MS 8162, Lubbock, TX 79430-8162

ASL Committee Members

Committee Faculty Members

Mary Klein, Chair, Abilene
Bret Bessac, Chair-Elect, Dallas
Chris Selby, Past-Chair, Dallas
Lindsay Courtney, Amarillo
Jim Stoll, Amarillo
Maciej Markiewski, Abilene

Rebecca Sleeper, Ex Officio, Senior Associate Dean of Curricular Affairs, Assessment and Accreditation, Lubbock

Elected Students

Katie Thomas, P2-Abilene
Raktima Bhattacharya, P3-Amarillo

Resources and Links

PCOA - National Association of Boards of Pharmacy Website

Assessment Research

The HRDKA exam to evaluate student readiness for Advanced Pharmacy Practice Experience at TTUHSC-SOP