The Radiologic Technology Program is a two-year program providing clinical and didactical education in the field. Upon graduation, the student will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree, as well as eligibility to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Examination for Radiographers. This examination certifies the applicant as a Registered Technologist, RT (R), ARRT.
The radiographer is an important member of the health care team, working closely with the radiologists and physicians and other health care team members. The patient is always the number one concern.
In addition to the regular college admission requirements, prospective students must submit a Radiologic Technology Program application by March 1. Only applicants who have completed or have in progress BIOL 2214 Anatomy & Physiology I, BIOL 2224 Anatomy & Physiology II, and CP 0933, MAT 1011 and MAT 1012 (or a higher level of mathematics) will be considered. Students are required to maintain a minimum grade of “C” in each course required in the entire radiologic technology program curriculum. This includes both general education and radiologic technology courses. An overall GPA of 2.0 is required for admission into the program and for graduation. For further information, contact the program director.
The radiologic technology 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 or at www.jrcert.org.
MAT or ET 1134 will not be accepted as an option for the math requirement for this program.
Application forms must be completed by March 1 in order to be considered a candidate for the program.
* If you are in A&P I and A&P II when applying to the program, please submit your midterm grade to the program director as soon as it is available.
* Immunizations and CPR training are not required before acceptance into the program.
Major Code: 0790
Advising: Suzanne Woods, (870) 391-3319, firstname.lastname@example.org
Advising Center: M184, South Campus, (870) 391-3115
This MAP serves as a guideline to graduate in eight semesters. The Key Milestones/Prerequisites listed for each semester highlight significant achievements that must be completed in the degree track. Students who do not follow the eight-semester plan and/or who do not complete identified milestones may jeopardize their financial aid (if applicable) and/or delay graduation. Please refer to the Northark catalog or advisor for any changes or modifications which may have occurred after the publication of this document.
Northark recognizes the important connection between student success and academic preparedness. Students may be required to complete one or more of the following courses before enrolling in the MAP sequence of courses. Summer and/or intercession courses may be required to graduate within eight semesters. Developmental course credits earned do not count towards degree completion requirements.