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Radiologic Technology

The program prepares the student to become an essential member of the healthcare team. The student radiographer learns about the characteristics and potential hazards of radiation, and applies this knowledge to produce quality diagnostic images which will assist the physician in the diagnosis and treatment of injuries and diseases.

For a complete list of technical standards, program required forms, and admission procedures please go to the Health and Human Service department page.

For information on program effectiveness, program publications, and the program mission please visit the Radiological Technology department page.

Program Options

AAS Degree - Radiologic Technology

The Associate in Applied Science major in Radiologic Technology program prepares graduates for careers as Radiologic Technologists. Job options include hospitals, urgent care centers, and doctor's offices. People wanting to work in health care and have strong science and math skills may be interested in this program. Students enrolled in this program will have a criminal background check and drug screening. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for the ARRT exam to become registered. This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, Phone (312) 704-5300, Fax (312) 704-5304 or by e-mail at mail@ jrcert.org.

Complete BIO-210 & BIO-211 (Minimum grade C)
Complete ENG-101 (minimum grade C)
Complete HSS-205 (minimum grade C)
Complete MAT-110 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete PSY-201 (minimum grade C)
Complete RAD-102 (Minimum grade C)
Complete RAD-112 (Minimum Grade of C)
Complete RAD-114 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-121 (minimum grade C)
Complete RAD-130 (minimum grade C)
Complete RAD-136 (minimum grade C)
Complete RAD-201 (minimum grade C)
Complete RAD-210 (minimum grade C)
Complete COL-101 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-101 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-105 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-152 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-165 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-175 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-225 (Minimum Grade of C)
Complete RAD-256 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-230 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-268 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete RAD-278 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete 1 elective from: (Minimum Grade C) AHS-101 AHS-102 AHS-108 AHS-120 AHS-121 CHM-101 CPT-101 CPT-170 ENG-102 ENG-160 PSY-203 SOC-101 SPC-205 RAD-220

There are 3 alternate tracks of qualifying for entry into the Rad Tech Program. All applicants
must have a high school diploma or GED and qualify by one of the following Tracks:

Track 1: ASSET/COMPASS/ or ACCUPLACER Scores

COMPASS Scores          ASSET Scores          ACCUPLACER
Algebra: 66 or above          Numerical: 45 or above          College Level Math: 50 or above
Writing: 70 or above          Writing: 41 or above          Sentence Skills: 75 or above 
Reading: 88 or above          Reading: 46 or above          Reading: 95 or above


Track 2
: SAT or ACT Scores

SAT: 480 Critical Reading and Writing/570 M (Since March 2016)

SAT: 480 Critical Reading and 540 Math OR ACT: 21 English and 23 Math and 22 Reading 

SAT/ACT scores must be no more than 5 years old at the time a student seeks admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.

SAT/ACT scores must be accompanied by a 46 ASSET Reading or 88 COMPASS or 95 Accuplacer Reading score if Reading score from either of the above are below listed score requirement.

Track 3: Certificate in Allied Health Services

This track of program admission requires completion of the Allied Health Services Certificate with a 2.5 GPA and a minimum grade of C in all courses. All prerequisite coursework applies. Students qualifying by Track 3 must either complete RDG 101 or score at or above levels listed above on Reading Placement Test.

The applicant must pay a $50 non-refundable, non-transferable fee to have his/her name placed on the waitlist. The applicant’s name will not be placed on the list until the $50 fee has been paid. Qualified applicants are accepted into the Radiologic Technology program in the order in which they qualify. The applicant will receive a formal letter of acceptance into the program from Student Services.  

This letter will request payment of the $100 non-refundable, nontransferable deposit for confirmation of intent to enroll. The deposit will later be applied towards the program tuition for the first Summer term. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in order to qualify for entry into the Rad Tech program. Attendance of a mandatory orientation prior to the start date is required.

Upon accepting entry into your first summer semester of the program, a completed medical physical examination and documentation forms must be completed within 3 months prior to the clinical portion of program and must be turned into the Program Director.

Documentation of certification in the American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR course is required prior to Program entry and must be turned in to the Program Director. Students must provide evidence of current health insurance coverage each semester in order to be allowed into the clinical facility.

Students must submit a completed student health form to include the following:

· Physical Assessment

· Proof of two MMR vaccinations AND Rubella titer is required or if no proof of MMR is available
  you must have titers for each(Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) 

· Varicella (Chicken Pox) titer required 

· Proof of Diphtheria-Tetanus Booster (Last booster must have been received within the past 
  10 years.) 

· Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended (Documentation of declination is required if student 
  does not have the vaccine.) 

· COVID vaccine required. This vaccine mandate is a direct requirement of our clinical partners.  

· Proof of 2 step PPD within 3 months prior to entry of program is required

· Physician’s evaluation

Criminal Background checks and drug-screening also required for clinical placement. 

All documentation will be reviewed at a mandatory orientation in the spring prior to the summer start date.

The Allied Health Services certificate is designed for students seeking a career in the field of health care.  The program contains courses in blood collection and ECG. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for national certification exams for phlebotomy and electrocardiography (ECG).   Graduates of this program with an overall GPA of 2.5 may seek admission to the Radiologic Technology degree program. 
 
American Society of Radiologic Technologists website
www.asrt.org

Useful Links

Program Standards for Radiologic Technology (PDF)
Department Page

AAS Degree-Gen Tech-Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology

Complete ENG-101 (minimum grade C) (RAD Qualification Course)
Complete HSS-205 (Minimum Grade C) (RAD Qualification Course)
Complete PSY-201 (Minimum Grade C) (RAD Qualification Course)
Compete BIO-210 (Minimum Grade C) (RAD Qualification Course)
Take MAT-110
Complete ACC-101
Complete BUS-101
Complete BUS-121
Complete MGT-101
Complete MGT-110
Complete 12 credits from the following courses: ACC-150, BAF-101, BAF-201, MGT-120, MGT-121, MGT-201, MKT-101, AOT-180
Complete 12 credits from courses: (Minimum Grade C) AHS-101, AHS-102, AHS-108, AHS-116, AHS-120, AHS-121, AHS-135 or AHS-144. (AHS-101, AHS-102, & AHS-120 are RAD Qualification courses.)
Complete COL-101 (Minimum Grade C) (RAD Qualification Course)
Complete BIO-211 (Minimum Grade C) (RAD Qualification Courses)
Complete SPC-205 (Minimum Grade C) (RAD Qualification Course)
Complete CPT-170 (Minimum Grade C)
Complete ACC-111 (Minimum Grade C)

There are 3 alternate tracks of qualifying for entry into the Rad Tech Program. All applicants
must have a high school diploma or GED and qualify by one of the following Tracks:

Track 1: ASSET/COMPASS/ or ACCUPLACER Scores

COMPASS Scores          ASSET Scores          ACCUPLACER
Algebra: 66 or above          Numerical: 45 or above          College Level Math: 50 or above
Writing: 70 or above          Writing: 41 or above          Sentence Skills: 75 or above 
Reading: 88 or above          Reading: 46 or above          Reading: 95 or above


Track 2
: SAT or ACT Scores

SAT: 480 Critical Reading and Writing/570 M (Since March 2016)

SAT: 480 Critical Reading and 540 Math OR ACT: 21 English and 23 Math and 22 Reading 

SAT/ACT scores must be no more than 5 years old at the time a student seeks admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.

SAT/ACT scores must be accompanied by a 46 ASSET Reading or 88 COMPASS or 95 Accuplacer Reading score if Reading score from either of the above are below listed score requirement.

Track 3: Certificate in Allied Health Services

This track of program admission requires completion of the Allied Health Services Certificate with a 2.5 GPA and a minimum grade of C in all courses. All prerequisite coursework applies. Students qualifying by Track 3 must either complete RDG 101 or score at or above levels listed above on Reading Placement Test.

The applicant must pay a $50 non-refundable, non-transferable fee to have his/her name placed on the waitlist. The applicant’s name will not be placed on the list until the $50 fee has been paid. Qualified applicants are accepted into the Radiologic Technology program in the order in which they qualify. The applicant will receive a formal letter of acceptance into the program from Student Services.  

This letter will request payment of the $100 non-refundable, nontransferable deposit for confirmation of intent to enroll. The deposit will later be applied towards the program tuition for the first Summer term. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in order to qualify for entry into the Rad Tech program. Attendance of a mandatory orientation prior to the start date is required.

Upon accepting entry into your first summer semester of the program, a completed medical physical examination and documentation forms must be completed within 3 months prior to the clinical portion of program and must be turned into the Program Director.

Documentation of certification in the American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR course is required prior to Program entry and must be turned in to the Program Director. Students must provide evidence of current health insurance coverage each semester in order to be allowed into the clinical facility.

Students must submit a completed student health form to include the following:

· Physical Assessment

· Proof of two MMR vaccinations AND Rubella titer is required or if no proof of MMR is available
  you must have titers for each(Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) 

· Varicella (Chicken Pox) titer required 

· Proof of Diphtheria-Tetanus Booster (Last booster must have been received within the past 
  10 years.) 

· Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended (Documentation of declination is required if student 
  does not have the vaccine.) 

· COVID vaccine required. This vaccine mandate is a direct requirement of our clinical partners.  

· Proof of 2 step PPD within 3 months prior to entry of program is required

· Physician’s evaluation

Criminal Background checks and drug-screening also required for clinical placement. 

All documentation will be reviewed at a mandatory orientation in the spring prior to the summer start date.

The Allied Health Services certificate is designed for students seeking a career in the field of health care.  The program contains courses in blood collection and ECG. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for national certification exams for phlebotomy and electrocardiography (ECG).   Graduates of this program with an overall GPA of 2.5 may seek admission to the Radiologic Technology degree program. 
 
American Society of Radiologic Technologists website
www.asrt.org

Useful Links

Program Standards for Radiologic Technology (PDF)
Department Page

Allied Health Certificate

The Allied Health Services certificate is designed for students seeking a career in health care. The program contains courses in blood collection and ECG. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for national certification exams for phlebotomy and electrocardiography (ECG). Graduates of this program with an overall GPA of 2.5 will be eligible to have their name placed on the wait list for the Radiologic Technology degree program.

Complete AHS-102 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-120 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-141 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete AHS-145 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete BIO-210 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete BIO-211 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete COL-101 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete CPT-170 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete ENG-101 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete HSS-205 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete MAT-110 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete PSY-201 (Minimum Grade: C)
Complete 1 course from *RDG-101, SOC-101 or SPC-205 (Minimum Grade: C) *RDG-101: Required if Exemption or Transfer Credit is not awarded

There are 3 alternate tracks of qualifying for entry into the Rad Tech Program. All applicants
must have a high school diploma or GED and qualify by one of the following Tracks:

Track 1: ASSET/COMPASS/ or ACCUPLACER Scores

COMPASS Scores          ASSET Scores          ACCUPLACER
Algebra: 66 or above          Numerical: 45 or above          College Level Math: 50 or above
Writing: 70 or above          Writing: 41 or above          Sentence Skills: 75 or above 
Reading: 88 or above          Reading: 46 or above          Reading: 95 or above


Track 2
: SAT or ACT Scores

SAT: 480 Critical Reading and Writing/570 M (Since March 2016)

SAT: 480 Critical Reading and 540 Math OR ACT: 21 English and 23 Math and 22 Reading 

SAT/ACT scores must be no more than 5 years old at the time a student seeks admission to the Radiologic Technology Program.

SAT/ACT scores must be accompanied by a 46 ASSET Reading or 88 COMPASS or 95 Accuplacer Reading score if Reading score from either of the above are below listed score requirement.

Track 3: Certificate in Allied Health Services

This track of program admission requires completion of the Allied Health Services Certificate with a 2.5 GPA and a minimum grade of C in all courses. All prerequisite coursework applies. Students qualifying by Track 3 must either complete RDG 101 or score at or above levels listed above on Reading Placement Test.

The applicant must pay a $50 non-refundable, non-transferable fee to have his/her name placed on the waitlist. The applicant’s name will not be placed on the list until the $50 fee has been paid. Qualified applicants are accepted into the Radiologic Technology program in the order in which they qualify. The applicant will receive a formal letter of acceptance into the program from Student Services.  

This letter will request payment of the $100 non-refundable, nontransferable deposit for confirmation of intent to enroll. The deposit will later be applied towards the program tuition for the first Summer term. Students must maintain a 2.0 GPA in order to qualify for entry into the Rad Tech program. Attendance of a mandatory orientation prior to the start date is required.

Upon accepting entry into your first summer semester of the program, a completed medical physical examination and documentation forms must be completed within 3 months prior to the clinical portion of program and must be turned into the Program Director.

Documentation of certification in the American Heart Healthcare Provider CPR course is required prior to Program entry and must be turned in to the Program Director. Students must provide evidence of current health insurance coverage each semester in order to be allowed into the clinical facility.

Students must submit a completed student health form to include the following:

· Physical Assessment

· Proof of two MMR vaccinations AND Rubella titer is required or if no proof of MMR is available
  you must have titers for each(Measles, Mumps, and Rubella) 

· Varicella (Chicken Pox) titer required 

· Proof of Diphtheria-Tetanus Booster (Last booster must have been received within the past 
  10 years.) 

· Hepatitis B vaccination is recommended (Documentation of declination is required if student 
  does not have the vaccine.) 

· COVID vaccine required. This vaccine mandate is a direct requirement of our clinical partners.  

· Proof of 2 step PPD within 3 months prior to entry of program is required

· Physician’s evaluation

Criminal Background checks and drug-screening also required for clinical placement. 

All documentation will be reviewed at a mandatory orientation in the spring prior to the summer start date.

The Allied Health Services certificate is designed for students seeking a career in the field of health care.  The program contains courses in blood collection and ECG. Graduates of this program will be eligible to sit for national certification exams for phlebotomy and electrocardiography (ECG).   Graduates of this program with an overall GPA of 2.5 may seek admission to the Radiologic Technology degree program. 
 
American Society of Radiologic Technologists website
www.asrt.org

Useful Links

Program Standards for Radiologic Technology (PDF)
Department Page

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