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Radiography Program Requirements

 

 Individuals applying to the program should have a scholastic background which includes high school algebra, biology and chemistry. Those applicants lacking the scholastic background, or returning to school after a prolonged absence, are able to fulfill the entrance requirements through participation in college courses.

 

Application Procedure 
Applicants for the Radiography Program are requested to submit the following information to the College; Nursing and Radiography Department located in the Paul Navone Bldg. All documents must be submitted together with the activation form even if previously submitted.

 

1. An Application Activation Form. Completion of this form will identify the person as a current applicant for the Radiography program. The Application Activation Form may be obtained on-line, here or from the Nursing and Radiography Department and is available beginning January 2nd of each year.

 

2. Official high school transcript or GED certificate

 

3. Official College Transcript(s) from any other college/university attended.

 

4. Anatomy and Physiology I or pre-requisites.  Anatomy and Physiology I pre-requisite: General Biology I or General Biology II or General Chemistry, with a “C” or better and must be completed by end of spring semester.

 

5. Results of the Health Occupation Aptitude Examination. Contact the CASS center or click here < HOAE Link Click here> for the testing dates and additional information. The Health Occupation Aptitude Examination is a general test which identifies the applicant's abilities as related to mathematical concepts, reading, vocabulary, and general science. Students are permitted to take exam twice per year.

 

The minimum requirement is a score of 25% or higher in each of the sections of the exam.

 

Upon completion of these steps, the applicant will receive a letter via student email from the Nursing and Radiography Dept verifying that the applicant's file is now complete. Call ext. 1304 if you do not receive confirmation regarding your file status.

 

Additional Radiography Program Information

 

Science background: Applicants must meet the requirements for admission to Anatomy and Physiology (BI 106) or have completed college Anatomy and Physiology courses.

 

 

Anatomy and Physiology I pre-requisite: General Biology I or General Biology II or General Chemistry, with a “C” or better

 

 

Deficiencies in the areas of Reading, English and Mathematics as indicated by the Accuplacer are required to be remediated prior to admission to the Radiography program.

 

 

Meeting all admission requirements does not guarantee admission into the program.

 

IMPORTANT DATES:

 

 

January 2, 2015

Start of acceptance of complete activation forms/packets

 

March 31, 2015

Acceptance of complete activation forms/packets ends

 

May 15, 2015

Last day to turn in Health Occupation Aptitude Test (HOAT) exam results

 

June 2015

Committee meets to determine acceptance

 

*Acceptance is limited and based on the Health Occupation Aptitude Test and academic history.

 

 

Students accepted to the Radiography program must be in good health and able to meet the physical demands of the career as evidenced by the results of a complete physical examination documented by the applicant's physician. Complete acceptance to the Radiography program is contingent upon the submission of the completed medical form, including drug testing, and successful completion of a criminal background check. The Medical Form and additional information regarding the background check will be provided to the student following the acceptance letter.

 

Applicants are encouraged to review all policies specific to the radiography program. Program policies addressing student health, technical standards, pregnancy, and program progression and retention are published in the radiography program student handbook. Copies of the Radiography Student Handbook are available for download from this Webpage.