Associate in Applied Science (RAL.APP)
The Radiologic Technology program leads to an associate in applied science degree and is designated as an extended degree program in that students must complete a minimum of 73 or more
required credit hours. The program prepares selected individuals through theory and clinical experiences to practice as a Radiologic Technologist in a variety of health care settings. Successful
completion of the program requirements qualifies the student to apply to write the national credential examination offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Satisfactory
achievement on this examination qualifies the graduate to practice as a Registered Radiologic Technologist, R .T. (R)
Registered Radiologic Technologists who do not have a college degree may enroll in the required supportive and general education courses as outlined in the college catalog. Applicants
will be granted a degree upon successful completion of the requirements.
The course of study combines general education in the humanities, biological and behavioral sciences with instruction in the theory and practice of radiologic technology.
Program Admission Procedures:
Students must first be admitted to the college and must designate radiologic technology (RAL.APP) as their curriculum. Admission to the college does not guarantee admission to the
Radiologic Technology program. Each year, a limited number of students are admitted through a selection procedure. Basic admission requirements include:
High school diploma or completion of GED
Declaration of Radiologic Technology as the designated curriculum choice.
Completion of all required supportive courses with a grade of "B" or higher.
Completion of General Education requirements with a grade of "B" or higher.
AAttendance at a record review session - March.
Students who are eligible for the program are notified in writing no later than May 1. All requirements and procedures for admission as outlined in the Radiologic Technology information
sessions must be completed by April 30 of the year in which the student is intended to enroll in the program.
In order to be eligible to take the national credential examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, students must successfully complete all requirements
of the program.
The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
A mandatory criminal history check and drug screen will be conducted on all candidates for the Radiologic Technology program, prior to the start of the program. 1) Conviction of a felony
or any attempt to commit a felony within the 15 years immediately preceding the date of the criminal history check; or 2) conviction of a misdemeanor within the 10 years immediately preceding the
criminal history check, will preclude eligibility for admission. For details contact the Health Professions and Technologies Dept. at 248.233.2916.
In addition to the regular tuition, radiography students incur extra costs such as liability insurance, health examination, uniforms, supplies, travel and registry application.