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Radiologic Technology ProgramRequirements

Educational Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of an associate degree, or be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree in radiography program with an affiliate university.

At a minimum, applicants must hold an Associate’s degree upon admission, or be enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program in radiography through an affiliate university.

The program does not sponsor applicants for immigrant or non-immigrant visas.


Candidates must hold a minimum GPA of 2.5 (C+) and a math/science GPA of 2.5 (C+). Grades for prerequisite courses must be available by the application deadline. We will not accept in-progress coursework.

Mandatory coursework:

  • Anatomy & Physiology (minimum 3 credits)
  • Medical Terminology (minimum 2 credits)
  • Algebra (minimum 3 credits)

These are minimum requirements. Meeting these requirements does not guarantee a personal interview or admission to the program.

Preference is given to applicants with a strong science and math background. The School of Radiologic Technology has a competitive admission policy. Academic achievement is a major criterion in the evaluation of applicants for admission. Evaluation of applicants’ transcripts concentrates on their most recent educational experience.

Affiliate (University Partner) Students

If you would like to learn more about the coursework required before beginning clinical training, please contact the admissions department at whichever institution(s) you may be interested in attending:

Personal Characteristics

Physical Requirements:

  • Sit, stand, walk, lift, squat, bend and twist throughout the workday
  • Lift more than 50 lbs. from floor to waist
  • Lift up to 20 lbs. over the head
  • Carry up to 40 lbs. a reasonable distance
  • Push and pull with 30 lbs. of force
  • Perform a sliding transfer of 150 lbs. with a second person present

In addition:

  • Visual acuity to assess image quality and observe physical changes in the patient's condition during routine radiographic procedure
  • Speech and hearing to give instructions to and receive communication from patients while performing the radiographic examination
  • Will be exposed to radiation
  • Must wear protective clothing (i.e. lead aprons, isolation gowns, protective eyewear, etc.) as needed

Mental and Emotional Characteristics:

  • Work under stress and maintain self-control
  • Have patience and tact in dealing with others
  • Organize and plan work in a logical sequence
  • Use sound judgment in making decisions
  • Adapt to new situations
  • Demonstrate problem-solving and critical thinking skills

Other Characteristics:

  • Neat in appearance
  • Willing to accept responsibility
  • Positive attitude
  • Accountability (including attendance)
  • Desire to help others
  • Empathy for patients
  • Able to follow instructions
  • Service-oriented

Selection Policy

Equal opportunity/nondiscrimination policy

The Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology is committed to selecting the most qualified candidates from the eligible group of applicants.

It is our policy in all student actions, including the selection process, to evaluate all applicants and enrolled students on the basis of qualifications and ability, without regard to age, race, color, creed, religion, disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, ancestry or membership in any legally protected category.

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Admission Policies

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