The Associate in Applied Science in Radiologic Technology prepares graduates for careers as Radiologic Technologists. Job options include hospitals, urgent care centers, and medical offices. People who want to work in the health care field and have strong science and math skills may be interested in this program. Students enrolled in this program are subject to criminal background checks and drug screenings. 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 email at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Clinical facilities require drug screens and background checks before allowing students to participate in clinical rotations. Students participating in clinicals may be required to have a drug screen at any time during their rotation. Results of background checks and drug screens will be reviewed with designated personnel at the affiliate clinical sites. To be accepted for a clinical placement, all findings must be satisfactory to all participating clinical sites. Students not accepted for clinical rotations will not be able to successfully complete the course or program. Students are responsible for all fees associated with drug screens, criminal background checks or lab usage.
Admission Criteria - 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, Accuplacer, or Accuplacer Next Gen Scores
||66 or above
||45 or above
||70 or above
||41 or above
||88 or above
||46 or above
||Acc Next Gen
||YTC Placement Test
|College Level Math
||50 or above
||Reading Level 4 70
||75 or above
||Writing 250 AND Reading 250 English 70
||95 or above
||Math 2 72
Track 2: SAT or ACT Scores
SAT: 480 Critical Reading and 540 Math; (within the last 5 years) SAT since (2016): 480 Reading/Writing and 570 Math, OR ACT: 21 English and 23 Math.
SAT/ACT scores must be no more than 5 years old at the time a student seeks admission to the Radiologic Technology Program and accompanied by a 46 ASSET Reading, 88 COMPASS Reading score, or 95 Accuplacer Reading score, or Accuplacer Next Gen score.
Track 3: Allied Health Services Certificate (CT.RADAH)
Complete the Allied Health Services Certificate (CT.RADAH 71357) with a GPA of 2.5 or higher.
Upon qualifying and prior to having their name placed on the list, the applicants must complete the program orientation that is available on computer in the Admissions Department.
Upon accepting entry into your first summer term of the program, a completed medical physical examination and documentation forms must be completed within 3 months prior to the start of program and must be turned into the Program Director.
Documentation of certification in the American Heart Association ( AHA ) BLS 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)
- Proof of two Varicella (Chicken Pox) vaccinations OR 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.)
- Proof of 2 step PPD within 3 months prior to entry of program is required
- Physician’s evaluation
- Proof of current annual flu vaccination
- COVID-19 vaccine. Please note *York Technical College does not require the COVID-19 vaccination for students as a condition of enrollment or attendance. Students intending to enroll in a health-care related program should be aware that York Technical College maintains clinical placement agreements with health care facilities where students are required to complete clinical rotatinos as part of the requirements for their academic program. Cllinical sites maintain their own policies governing vaccine and booster requrements, including the COVID-19 vaccine, and any exemption processes related to those requirements. Students choosing to pursue a program that requires a clinical component must follow all vaccine policies and requirements of clinical sites. Vaccine requirements and the approval of exemptions are at the sole discretion of each clinical site, and clinical sites may implement and modify vaccine requirements at any time as they deem necessary.
All documentation will be reviewed at a mandatory orientation in the spring prior to the summer start date. For more information, call the Radiologic Technology Program Director.
After qualifying, the applicant must pay a $50 non-refundable, nontransferable fee to have his/her name placed on the list. The applicant’s name will not be placed on the list until the $50 fee has been paid. Qualified applicants are accepted into the program in the order in which they qualify. The applicant will receive a formal letter of acceptance into the program. 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.
Students must complete 82 semester credits with a minimum grade of 80% in all Radiology Technology courses and “C” or above in general education courses, and must complete all clinical competency requirements including final written and performance tests. An overall GPA of 2.0 must be maintained each semester.