May 25, 2018
The Radiologic Technology Program offers a two year/full-time (21 months) classroom and clinical training leading to an Associate of Science degree. The hospital affiliates are Good Samaritan Hospital and Mercy Hospital-Western Hills. Education for the radiography student is an integrated plan of classroom, laboratory and clinical education. The Radiographic Practicum courses (12 credit hours and approximately 1750 clock hours) allow the students to practice the theories taught at Xavier and apply them in a clinical setting. Upon successful completion of the program, students receive an Associate Degree of Science and are eligible to apply to the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) to take their certification examination.
Students interested in pursuing a career in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) can complete the MRI courses and clinical training after graduating from the radiologic technology program. These courses are designed to help MRI technologist working in the field prepare for the ARRT advanced examination or to help radiographers obtain their Bachelor’s degree of Liberal Arts with a concentration in MRI.
Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology
The program requires 73 semester hours which include courses in liberal arts and radiologic technology.
The graduates of this program are eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists examination.
Requirements for the Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology:
37 credit hours, as follows
Specific courses are required, take:
Additional Major requirements:
7 credit hours, as follows
3 Hours of PSYC 101 or SOCI 101
3 hours of Interpersonal Communication from:
- A grade of “C-” or better must be attained in all RADT courses.
- Courses with prerequisites cannot be taken until the prerequisite courses have been successfully completed with a grade of “C-” or better.
- All students must present evidence of the following prior to entrance in all clinical courses:
- Liability insurance ($2,000,000/$4,000,000), purchased through the University and billed to student’s account.
- Health history and required physical examination form
- MMR immunization
- Yearly tuberculosis skin test (two-step)
- Hepatitis B series
- Proof of current health care coverage
- Verification of history of varicella (chicken pox)
- Tetanus-Diphtheria-Acellular Pertussia (Tdap)
- CPR certification
- Students are responsible for these expenses as well as for uniforms, radiographic markers, and transportation costs to the clinical sites. Students must provide their own transportation between campus and clinical sites.
Total Number of Credits: 66 Hours