An emphasis within the Associate of Applied Science in Allied Health degree
The Radiologic Technologist is a vital part of the Radiology Department and the health care team. Responsibilities include patient care, operating radiographic equipment, performing radiologic procedures, and assisting the radiologist. Examinations conducted may include x-ray imaging, computer tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and mammography. Conforming to the regulations in the use of radiation to protect themselves, their patient, and coworkers is vital.
This two-year program is offered in partnership with St. Vincent’s Infirmary. A total of 67 credit hours are required, broken down into 19 general education credit hours and 48 RADG credit hours. The program begins every July with a class of 12 students selected.
Once a student has successfully completed the program, he/she is eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exam.
Admission into the program is competitive and completed by St. Vincent’s. Applications are accepted between November 1 and March 1. St. Vincent’s will contact eligible students for an interview.
- Complete an application to the St. Vincent’s program.
- Official college transcripts.
- Completion of the pre-requisite courses with grades of “C” or better:
o ENGL 1311 – English Composition I
o MATH 1302 – College Algebra
o BIOL 1411 - Structure and Function of the Human Body*
- Minimum cumulative college GPA of 2.5.
Additional General Education Course Requirements:
These courses may be completed before entry or scheduled during the program.
- ENGL 1312 – Composition II
- CIS 1311 - Computer Concepts
- PSYC 2300 - Psychology and the Human Experience
*-For students who intend to pursue higher level degrees that will require two semesters of A&P credit, completion of both BIOL 1402 and BIOL 1403 with a grade of C or better can be used to satisfy this course requirement.
Tuition and fees are collected by PTC. The total cost of the program is derived from PTC standard tuition and fees, $200/credit hour RADG Program fee, books, and other professional costs. Financial aid is available to students through PTC. Please note that summer courses will be required in this program.
Upon acceptance into the program, PTC will contact the student for entry into the AAS-Allied Health degree.
This program of study includes required summer courses and special program fees beyond current tuition and college fees.
- Apply to the program (PDF)
- Application process (PDF)
- Degree Plan (PDF)
- St. Vincent’s Infirmary
- Make an appointment with degree advisor