Open enrollment for Shore Medical Center’s School of Radiologic Technology begins January 7, 2013. The School of Radiologic Technology provides a full-time, two-year certificate program that teaches students the safe and correct way to take X-rays of the human body. The program is divided between classroom hours and hands-on clinical experience.
Program graduates are awarded a certificate of program completion, which along with an Associate Degree or higher will allow them to apply for the American Registry of Radiographic Technologists (ARRT) Examination. Upon successful completion of the examination, graduates may apply for state licensure.
Applicants must be at least 18 years of age by the first day of class and have a high school diploma or a GED. Applicants who have not already earned their Associate Degree must have completed the following prerequisites at Atlantic Cape Community College with a minimum GPA of 3.0 before applying to the program:
- Bioethics: Realities of the New Millennium
- College Algebra or Precalculus
- Comprehensive Medical Terminology
- Conceptual Physics
- English Composition I and II
- General Psychology
- Heritage of the Western World I or II
- The Human Body
- Interpersonal Communications or Public Speaking
- Introduction to Computers
Applicants who have already earned a degree must have a minimum GPA of 3.0, including the successful completion of the following three credit college courses with a grade of “B” or higher: Written/Oral Communication (i.e. English Composition); Mathematics/Logical Reasoning (i.e. College Algebra or Precalculus); and Medical Terminology. The degree does not need to be in radiologic sciences.
Open enrollment ends February 28, 2013. All applications must be received by this date.
For more information, or if you meet the criteria stated above and would like to request an application packet to be mailed to you, visit http://shoremedicalcenter.org/radiologyschool or email firstname.lastname@example.org.