The Radiologic Technology program provides students the opportunity to learn the art and science of medical imaging. Education is provided through didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences.
Our Radiologic Technology faculty members are highly-skilled professionals with extensive content expertise and a passion to teach students how to apply practical, clinical knowledge to their future careers.
Application Deadline: May 1 for class beginning in August.
There are two ways in which a student can qualify for guaranteed admission into the Radiologic Technology Program:
1. A student who enters the University as a freshman is guaranteed admission into the Rad Tech program when:
2. A transfer student is guaranteed admission into the Rad Tech program when:
* Selection is competitive and is limited due to clinical resources available. Qualification does not assure selection.
To be considered for admission to the Radiologic Technology Program, all applicants must complete the application process by May 1st and meet the minimum admissions criteria listed below. Admission to the program is a selective process and meeting the minimum requirements does not ensure admission to the program. Applicants who are not selected must re-apply the following year.
Applicants should be aware that admitted students are required to participate in certain clinical rotations that occur in the evenings.
The following documentation is due by May 1 to the Admissions Office:
Completed applications will be reviewed during the month of May. The selection committee may request an interview before final decisions are made. Applicants will be notified of their program admission status by mid-June. Accepted candidates will attend a mandatory Pre-Enrollment session in June and classes will begin in August.
The mission of the Radiologic Technology program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is to educate and form entry level Radiologic Technologists in a faith based academic community. Students are educated to become competent and compassionate technologists who serve their patients, profession and the community.
The goals for the Radiologic Technology Program are as follows:
The student learning outcomes for the Radiologic Technology Program are as follows:
1. Students will demonstrate the skills to competently and safely perform radiographic procedures.
1. Students will apply radiation protection principles in radiographic examinations.
2. Students will competently perform positioning for radiographic examinations.
3. Students will competently manipulate radiographic equipment.
2. Students will demonstrate the use of effective communication skills.
4. Students will demonstrate written communication skills.
5. Students will provide patient specific verbal and nonverbal communication skills.
3. Students will apply critical thinking skills.
6. Students will accurately adjust procedural factors for various examinations.
7. Students will evaluate radiographic images for optimum quality.
4. Students will model professionalism while promoting Franciscan values of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.
8. Students will demonstrate professional conduct consistent with Franciscan values.
9. Students will display ethical behavior.
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The Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology is designed in two parts, where part one consists of 24 credit hours in the arts and science pre-requisite courses and can be completed in semester 1 and 2. Upon enrollment to the clinical portion, the program is 53 credit hours and is designed to be completed in five consecutive semesters, in which the student enrolls full-time.
Applications for the Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology are due on or before May 1 for the class beginning in August. A class of 28 may be accepted.
Radiologic Technologists are employed in hospitals, imaging centers, surgical facilities, physician offices, clinics and urgent cares. Technologists practice in diagnostic radiology, *Computed Tomography, *Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and *Mammography. (*Additional training).
Technologists can also practice in Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine, and Radiation Therapy with additional formalized education and certification.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Questions about accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (www.sacscoc.org).
The Radiologic Technology Associate of Science Degree Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182) (312-704-5300, website: www.jrcert.org, email: firstname.lastname@example.org). The most recent accreditation award was eight years and the next review is scheduled for 2023.
|RADT 1711 - Patient Care||3|
|RADT 1720 - Image Production 1||3|
|RADT 1740 - Radiographic Practicum||2|
|RADT 1750 - Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures I||3|
|RADT 1750L - Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures Lab I||1|
|Semester Credit Hours||12|
|RADT 1725 - Image Production II||3|
|RADT 1741 - Radiographic Practicum II||5|
|RADT 1751 - Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures II||3|
|RADT 1715L - Radiographic Anatomy and Positioning II Lab||1|
|Semester Credit Hours||12|
|RADT 2720 - Advanced Radiographic Imaging||3|
|RADT 2721SL - Radiation Protection and Radiobiology||3|
|RADT 2740 - Radiographic Practicum IV||6|
|Semester Credit Hours||12|
Total Credit Hours for the AS degree in Radiologic Technology = 77 credit hours