Career and Technical Program
The Radiography Technology program prepares students to become a radiography technologist and member of a healthcare team. The program integrates knowledge from the biological sciences, social sciences, and math with the theory and practice of radiography technology to prepare students as entry-level technologists. Upon successful completion of this program students will graduate with an associate of applied science degree and be eligible to become certified by taking the registry examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). The Radiography Technology associate of applied science degree program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Inquiries can be made by contacting JRCERT at 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182 or (312) 704-5300 or email@example.com.
Please note: This program begins in two-year cycles.
- High school diploma or GED.
- Application to the Radiography Technology program.
- Minimum grades of C/2.0 must be earned in each of
the prerequisite courses required for the program.
• BIOL-227 (Human Anatomy & Physiology I)
• BIOL-228 (Human Anatomy & Physiology II)
• CAOT-179 (Medical Terminology)
• MATH-025* (Elementary Algebra)
* Completion of MATH-025 or competency may be demonstrated by ACT, SAT, or COMPASS score taken in the two years prior to the program application deadline indicating placement above MATH-025 or completion of MATH-025 or MATH-108 or math class meeting the A.A.S. degree requirement as
listed in the NIC catalog.
- Transfer Students Prerequisite Courses: Transcripts for all prerequisite courses not completed at NIC must be sent to the NIC Admissions Office. The NIC Admissions Office will determine if previous college prerequisites will be acceptable for transfer.
- All lab science courses which were completed more than
seven years prior to application must be repeated.
- Minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50 calculated
on all courses which meet the curriculum requirements.
- A criminal background check will be required upon acceptance. Violations may result in denied access to clinical
sites and therefore inability to complete the program. For questions regarding specific violations, please contact
the program director.
Advisor for Health Professions
Health Professions Division