The Radiologic Technology Program begins every year in August and is a two-year continuous program, which requires all day attendance Monday through Friday. All prospective students are required to meet the admission criteria. In addition, all applicants should be free of illegal drug use, have no felony convictions, and be clear of any misdemeanor convictions other than minor traffic violations.
Applications for admission will be accepted beginning February 1, 2014 through the May 1, 2014.
To apply to the Radiologic Technology Program
- Submit Weatherford College application and official transcripts to the Office of Student Services. Student must meet TSI requirements.
Submit the following to the Nursing Office:
- Allied Health application with official transcripts from all colleges attended to the Allied Health Building, Office C.
- Evidence of successful completion of the TASP/THEA/ACCUPLACER/COMPASS or evidence of being exempt
- Completion of all prerequisite courses and general education courses. (Courses may be completed by the end of spring semester.)
- GPA of 2.5 or above on prerequisite courses.
- Science courses must have been taken within 5 years prior to admission. (Student must begin their Hepatitis B series by the last business day in February to complete the series before fall semester. Series must be completed by the fall semester. Failure to meet this requirement will result in denial of application.)
- Proof of first of three) Hepatitis B immunization or positive titer or Department of State Health Services waiver with application.
- Only completed applications with transcripts will be accepted
English Proficiency Requirements:
Before being accepted into the Radiologic Technology Program an applicant who’s native language* is not English must submit an acceptable score on the Test of Spoken English (TSE-A). Additional information may be obtained from the Allied Health Department.
*A native language is a language that is acquired naturally during childhood & is usually spoken at home, as opposed to a language that is learned later in life; for example, as a part of a person’s formal education.
Once selected for admission to the program, the student must complete the following prior to the clinical portion of the program:
- Complete a criminal background check and drivers license check
- Attend the mandatory program orientation (a 10-panel urine drug screen will be done at this time)
- Obtain a TB screen test, various titers and immunizations, and a back/spine strength screening
- Submit proof of major medical health insurance
- Obtain current AHA Health Care Provider CPR – valid throughout the duration of the program
Information and specifics on obtaining the above criteria will be available to the student upon acceptance into the program.