Admission to the Radiologic Technology Program is by special application. The only entry is the fall of each year. The Radiologic Technology Program Director should be consulted prior to planning a course of study. Students must have completed the education requirements as well as all support/related courses by the end of the spring semester.
a. College transcripts: True copies (available in Admissions) of official college transcripts must be provided. These transcripts should demonstrate completion of, or current enrollment in, the four science related courses that are necessary for admission to the program. These courses are: HSBC 1113 Medical Terminology, HSBC 2114 Human Anatomy, PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology, and CIT 1103 Introduction to Computers. These courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or better.
b. Compass Test Results:
These tests are given in the Student Services Building from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Fridays. Summer hours vary. Contact the Testing Center at (405) 733-7320 for information. A photo ID is required. The Compass Study Guide with practice tests will be provided upon request from the Student Development Center or may be found at the Rose State College website
Students may take the COMPASS Assessment twice during a single enrollment period. Test results are available immediately and entered into your student file on the College database. If the assessment scores are below the minimum standard required, you must seek academic advisement for remediation. There are no costs for the exams. Minimum required scores must be submitted by the end of the application period.
1) Reading Skills: A minimum score of 81 is required.
2) Pre-Algebra Skills: A minimum score of 61 is required.
3) Writing Skills: A minimum score of 76 is required.
c. ACT Score: ACT exam scores must be submitted to the program. For application purposes the ACT results are current/valid for 3-years only. The residual ACT exam is given at RSC on the 3rd Thurs. of Jan., March, May, Aug., Oct., and Dec. Call 733-7320 to pre-register. The national ACT is given six times each year. http://actstudent.org/regist/dates.html
Cost is approximately $40 for residual or national ACT.
d. If you have previous work experience in a health related field, you must submit validating documentation (i.e., a letter from an employer on company letterhead) with your Program application in order for it to be considered.
Mandatory Orientation: Attendance is required as part of the complete application. Program faculty and current students will convey important information during the two hour orientation. Applicants will learn what is expected in the clinical assignments and course work. Career opportunities within medical imaging will also be explored. There will be two or three dates available for this mandatory orientation following the application period.
Criteria for selection: Entry into the Program is based on a point system with a total of 100 points. The minimum number of points it takes to gain acceptance will vary based on the number and competitiveness of the applicants each year.
APPLICANTS WILL BE NOTIFIED AFTER JUNE 1st WHETHER OR NOT THEY HAVE BEEN CONDITIONALLY SELECTED FOR THE FALL SEMESTER. ADDITIONAL COUNSELING WILL BE GIVEN TO DECLINED APPLICANTS TO DISCUSS POSSIBLE ACADEMIC DEFICIENCIES SHOULD THEY WISH TO RE-APPLY.