2 years (excluding month of July) 4 days per week Times TBA
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The Collins Career Center Radiology program is accredited by
The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
The Radiologic Technology program at Collins Career Center is a four (4) semester, two (2) year program. Students attend twenty-four (24) consecutive months with a summer break during the month of July.
Students graduate in December of each year and are awarded a Certificate of Completion upon successful completion of the program, and are eligible to sit for the National Registry Exam for Radiologic Technologists. Success in passing this exam bring students to a Registered Radiologic Technologist status.
Didactic classes begin with the spring semester in January each year. Clinical instruction will begin with the fall semester in August of the first year. Students are given a didactic/clinical schedule at the beginning of the program. Classes are subject to change.
The student must achieve a 80%, C, or above in each didactic course comprising the curriculum of the program.
The student must achieve a 80%, C, or above in each clinical course comprising the curriculum of the program.
The student must achieve a 80%, C, or above on all clinical competency evaluations.
The student must complete and pass the required clinical competency exams.
The student must complete an average of 2400 contact hours.
The competencies required of each graduate of the Radiologic Technology Program are designed to comply with the clinical competency requirements adopted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
To serve our community needs by preparing students to obtain an entry level position in the field of radiologic technology.
**The Application Deadline for the Radiologic Technology Program is October 1**
Prior to acceptance into the Radiologic Technology Program, a student must have completed the following:
1. General Education courses. Courses may be completed at any post- secondary institution. For courses to qualify for the Associates of Applied Sciences degree in Radiologic Technology through Mountwest Community and Technical College, they must be accepted and successfully transferred to Mountwest Community and Technical College. This transfer process is the sole responsibility of the student. A minimum of 12 hours must be taken directly on Mountwest Community and Technical College Campus to be granted the Associates degree.
***All courses MUST be completed prior to applying to the Radiologic Technology Program.
***These courses must be passed with a "C" or better.
To get an application to the Radiology program you must complete numbers 2 or 3.
High School and Post-Secondary GPA are also weighted factors in the application process. Points will be awarded for the following:
Completion of College Chemistry and/or Psychology with a grade of "C" or better will be awarded additional points.
Pre-Entrance Exam $25.00
Registration Fee $10.00
(Financial Aid is available to those who qualify)
**includes: liability insurance, CPR, and on-line imaging courses)
Books (both years) $950.00
Uniforms and Shoes $200.00
Physical Exam & Immunizations $200.00
ARRT Certification Test $100.00
Kettering Review $195.00
Total 2-Year Tuition Costs: $15,680
Mountwest Application Fee $25.00
Mountwest Transcript Review Fee $50.00
*Students will need to pay college tuition fees for any required class that has not been completed prior to admission to Collins Career Center*
**Costs are estimated and are subject to change**