Radiography Application Procedures

Steps in Applying for Admission to the Radiography Program:

Special Note: Prior to sending your application packet to the Radiography program, apply to the College

  1. Submit the application form to the program.
  2. Submit completed PA Criminal Background Check and PA Child Abuse History forms.
  3. Have official high school/GED results/college transcripts sent.
  4. Take the Psychological Services Bureau Health Occupations Aptitude Test (PSB).
  5. Applicants may take the test at the BCCC Testing Center after the transcripts and application form are received by the program. The applicant must receive a 50 percentile or better in each of the five areas of the exam on one sitting.
  6. Submit two professional references (from employers and instructors).
  7. Once the Program has received all of the above data, the applicant will be called to schedule an interview.
  8.  ARRT CERTIFICATION  UPDATE:  Eligibility requirements for ARRT certification in Radiography will be  effective January 1, 2015 — call for candidates to have earned an associate (or more advanced) degree from an accrediting agency recognized by ARRT. These new ARRT eligibility requirements will affect all students enrolled in a Radiologic Technology program graduating after January 1, 2015, beginning with the class entering May 2013.

Acceptance into the program

Meeting all admission requirements does not guarantee admission into the program. All applicant documentation is reviewed by the Admissions Committee. Final decisions as to acceptance are made after the review of all applicants’ materials.

Accepted students will be notified by mail of the Orientation date (information about uniforms, textbooks, expectations, etc) for the program.

 Students who are not accepted or do not accept admission to the program must submit written notification to be considered for a future class.

Accepted students must submit a non-refundable $150.00 deposit within 10 days of the day of your acceptance into the program. Accepted students must have the following items completed and submitted to the Program prior to the first day of classes: Physical, Dental, Vision, and TB forms. Proof of medical insurance and current CPR Health Care Provider cards must also be received before a student may enter the clinical setting.**Drug Testing is required for clinical placement.

No waiting list is maintained from one class to the next.

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