Newly Admitted Radiologic Science Students
All applicants will receive an email by May 25th, but only those students conditionally accepted into the program will receive detailed information about the following items and must complete them prior to the fall semester:
- Maintain a college GPA of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale
Provide a copy and maintain documentation of current Basic Life Support for Health Care Providers CPR certification from the American Heart Association. Students may elect to register for the CPR class with Ballad Health or other organization of their choice.
Complete and submit the health verification, physical exam, and radiation dosimeter forms provided after acceptance to the program. The student incurs cost of the physical.
Submit and maintain current records of MMR, tetanus/diphtheria (booster within 10 years), HBV series or titer, 2 Varicella shots or titer, and annual tuberculin skin test. The student incurs cost for immunizations, titers, and booster shots.
Complete the criminal background check Students may be denied admission to the program based on criminal background results.
Purchase and maintain professional liability insurance coverage
Purchase and maintain personal health insurance
Purchase access to the Trajecsys and Truescreen recordkeeping systems
Attend the mandatory program orientation scheduled in July/August
Female students should be aware of the program's pregnancy policy
Students will complete and submit the technical standards form during the mandatory program orientation.
Retention - Progression Policy
Students are required to attend designated consecutive semesters to complete the program.
Radiologic Science students will be allowed to progress in the program with a grade of C or better.
Progression status will be evaluated at the close of each semester.
Students receiving a score of less than 75% in any RADT course will not be permitted to progress in the Radiologic Science program.
Additional program expenses, beyond tuition and other university fees:
True Screen: about $17.00
Criminal Background Check $37.00
Immunizations: cost depends upon insurance and other factors.
Trajecsys: about $150.00
myRecordTracker: about $18.00
Leader X-Ray Markers: about $75.00
Uniforms from Read’s Uniform Shop: about $300.00
Textbooks for fall semester: about $500.00