Radiologic Technology Program

Program Admission and Application

Students are strongly encouraged to speak with a Health Sciences Advisor every semester to help stay on track and be prepared to apply. 

Admission to the Radiologic Technology professional courses is by a special application procedure. The only entry to the professional courses is the fall of each year. 

The application period is February 1 through April 15.  A link to the application will be found on this page during the application period

Completed applications and all requested documents must be returned to the Health Sciences Division Office by April 15th at 5:00pm.  Late applications will not be accepted. 

The following application procedure should serve as a guide when applying to the program.
  1. Submit the Radiologic Technology application to include:
    • Applicants must be admitted to the college through the Admissions office before application to the Radiologic Therapist Program can be made.
    • Official college transcripts(s) of coursework not completed at Rose State College must be submitted to the Admissions office.
    • Submit a request for a degree audit for the Radiologic Technology Program. (Only required if student has out-of-state credits) Information regarding the degree audit and how to submit can be accessed online. https://www.rose.edu/content/admissions-aid/admissions-records/degree-audit/
  2. Submit the Radiologic Technology application to include:
    • College Transcript copies from all institutions, including Rose State College. You may request a “true copy” when you submit these to the Admissions office.
    • Next-Generation Accuplacer test results: Writing, Reading, and Pre-Algebra. All applicants must take the Accuplacer exams within three (3) years prior to application. Obtain official copies of your scores from the Admissions office.  Information about Accuplacer testing can be found at
       https://www.rose.edu/content/admissions-aid/enrollment-and-specialized-testing/accuplacer/
    • ACT score: Exam must be taken within three (3) years prior to application. Please contact the Enrollment and Specialized Testing Center at (405)733-7320 regarding ACT testing at RSC. Submit official scores or obtain a “true copy” of your scores from the Admissions office.
    • If applicable, a letter from your employer (on company letterhead) documenting previous or current work experience in a health-related field.
  3. Orientation Session: Attendance is mandatory and the session(s) will be held after the application period. 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. ientation Session: 
    Attendance is mandatory and the session(s) will be held after the application period. 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.

Selection Process

Twenty students are selected each year.  Applicants are numerically ranked based upon the point scale below. A mandatory orientation session is scheduled following the application deadline and prior to the selection of a class.

All applicants are notified by mail of their admission status after June 1.

Criteria for Program Selection

All applicants are reviewed by the criteria listed below. The highest numerically ranked applicants are selected.

There are 100 total points possible. The minimum number of points needed for acceptance will vary each year based on the competitiveness of the applicant pool.

SELECTION CRITERIA
General Education GPA
ENGL 1113 English Comp I
ENGL 1213 English Comp II
HIST 1483 US History to 1877 (or)
HIST 1493 US History since 1877
POLS 1113 American Federal Government
GPA
3.6-4.0
3.2-3.5
2.8-3.1
2.4-2.7
2.0-2.3
<2.0
Points
15
12
9
6
3
0

Support and Related Courses
HSBC 1113 Medical Terminology
HSBC 2114 Human Anatomy
PSYC 1113 Introduction to Psychology
CIT 1103 Introduction to Computers


GPA
3.6 – 4.0
3.2 – 3.5
2.8 – 3.1
2.4 – 2.7
2.0 – 2.3
<2.0
Points
25
20
15
10
5
0
ACT Composite Score



Score
31 – 36
26 – 30
21 – 25
16 – 20

Points
20
15
10
5
 ACCUPLACER - Reading





Score
290 – 300
280 – 289
270 – 279
260 – 269
250 – 259 

 Points
20
16
12
8
4
ACCUPLACER - Pre-Algebra (Math 1)




Score
290 – 300 
280 – 289 
270 – 279
260 – 269
250 – 259 

Points
10
8
6
4
2
ACCUPLACER - Writing




Score
290 – 300 
280 – 289 
270 – 279
260 – 269
250 – 259 

Points
10
8
6
4
2
Experience
X-ray Department—more than 3 years
X-ray Department—less than 3 years
Medical—more than 1 year
Medical—less than 1 year
Points
5
3
2
1
Orientation -- received upon attending a mandatory orientation to be scheduled in April or May

5