Radiography

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Radiographers are medical professionals responsible for performing diagnostic x-ray examinations using ionizing radiation.

Fast Facts

  • 24-month program
  • Classes begin in July
  • Application Deadline: March 1st; March 15th for all other requirements

Admission Requirements

Two track program:

  • Degree-Seeking Affiliate Applicants pursuing a baccalaureate degree must complete the prerequisite hours required by the University of Central Arkansas or Henderson State University.
  • Degree-Holding (A.S. or B.S.) Applicants must have earned an associate or baccalaureate degree in any field of study, from a regionally accredited university, and must have completed the 24 hours of prerequisites listed below.

Applicant File is considered complete when all of the following have been submitted:

  • Application for Admission completed. (View application information here)
  • An official high school transcript or GED.
  • Official transcripts from each post-secondary institute attended, including but not limited to, concurrent college in high school, college, university, vo-tech, trade school, etc. A minimum of 2.5 GPA or higher is required.
  • ACT scores. A composite score of 19 is preferred, with a math and science score of 17 or above preferred.
  • Six (6) hours of observation. (link for form)
  • Completed Personal Statement form (link for form)
  • Recommendation Forms (2 required) (link for form)
  • Interview with the Selection Committee for Applicants with completed files

Please note that these are minimum requirements and applicants are ranked according to the academic criteria and the results of the formal interview with the Selection Committee.

Applicants are encouraged to contact the program director for a tour of the Radiology Department (501 202-7468).

 

 

Areas of Study Course Credit Hours
Math/Logical Reasoning College Algebra or above 3
Written/Oral Communication Introduction to Speech 3
Written/Oral Communication Composition I 3
Information Systems Introduction to Computers 3
Natural Sciences College Physics I 4
*Anatomy & Physiology I (within the last 5 years) 4
*Anatomy & Physiology II (within the last 5 years) 4
Total Credit Hours 24

Affiliates

Accreditations

The BHCLR-School of Radiography is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and received the maximum award of 8 years in 2015.  The program is scheduled for review in the second quarter of 2023.  You may contact the JRCERT at 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-3182, or at 312-704-5300, or mail@jrcert.org.

For more information on the radiologic sciences, please go to the following:

FAQs

The cost of the Baptist Health School of Radiography varies depending on the individual student. Please download the Allied Health cost plan for estimated costs.

The Baptist Health School of Radiography prefers an ACT Score of 19 or above for admission. If you do not score a 19 or above, we recommend that you re-test. Generally, students are able to increase their score with each time they take the ACT. We also recommend that you use a study guide or preparatory course that is specifically designed for the ACT.

As a student in the Baptist Health School of Radiography, you will be in class 5 days per week.

At this time, the Baptist Health School of Radiography does not offer classes at night or online classes.

Earnings for Radiographers vary greatly, and have many different factors. Please visit the US Department of Labor website to find out earning information.

(The cost sheets require that Adobe Acrobat Reader be installed on your PC. If you don’t have this free software, click here to download.)

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