The 23-month full-time curriculum is designed to assist students in developing and mastering basic clinical competencies and theoretical concepts of current radiography practice. Graduates receive an Associate in Science degree in Radiologic Technology and are eligible to sit for the national examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification is recognized throughout the country. The Radiography program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182. Telephone (313) 704-5300. www.JRCERT.org
Admission to this program is limited. All program requirements must be met before a student is eligible for admission. One class per year is accepted. Seats are allotted to qualified students on a first qualified/first served basis.
Application packets are available from the Health Programs Admissions Office (484-2210) on the Warrington Campus or the Pensacola State College website at www.pensacolastate.edu/healthprograms.
Minimum requirements for eligibility to the program include high school diploma or GED and satisfactory scores on all five subsections of the ATI TEAS (reading, mathematics, science, English and language usage, and composite).
When a student completes all sections of the application process and meets minimum criteria, they will be provisionally accepted into the program and assigned a seat in the next available class. Therefore, it is important to complete the application, testing and transcript acquisition process as soon as possible. The student will be notified of their provisional acceptance in a timely manner. Final admission into the program is contingent upon submission of satisfactory physical examination/immunization forms, drug screen and criminal background check.
Core courses with an RTE prefix may not be taken on a Pass/Fail option.
Requirements for the Associate in Science Degree for Hospital Based Radiographer graduates:
Pensacola State College provides a means for graduates of JRCERT accredited Hospital-based two-year programs who are currently registered Radiologic Technologist to pursue an Associate Degree. To qualify, the applicant must submit an application to the College and the Allied Health Department. The applicant must also submit an official transcript to the College and hold a current RT registration without restriction. Once the applicant has completed the required general education courses, he or she would receive 62 credits and would be awarded the Associate in Science degree. Please contact the Allied Health Department for advising.
Note: Before the start of clinicals (Semester 2), students must possess and maintain a Healthcare Providers CPR card, American Heart or Red Cross only. Certification can be earned by successfully completing W 00753 CPR for Healthcare Providers.
*If applicable, any documents related to this program of study can be found listed under the Documents section on this web page.
*We strongly encourage you to contact the Pensacola State Allied Health Department for assistance in planning your program of study.
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