Suggested Program of Study
The Radiologic Technology program provides the didactic and clinical content required to prepare graduates to apply to write the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Examination for Radiographers. The curriculum includes instruction in the art and science of using radiation to provide images of tissues, bones, and blood vessels of the human body.
Upon successful completion of the examination, graduates are certified as a Registered Radiographic Technologist, RT (R).
This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850; Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182; (312) 704-5300; www.jrcert.org
- Completion of all general admissions procedures of the College;
- Completion of the Nursing and Allied Health Application for Admission form;
- Completion the required general education courses from an accredited college or university with a grade of "C" or above;
- An ACT Score of 19 in each section, ACCUPLACER NG score of 250+; or completion of 15 semester hours of general education applicable to the program with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher;
- Completion or test score validated exemption of all required developmental studies courses in English, Mathematics, and Reading;
- A minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average for all college course work (excluding development courses);
- Completion of a professional observation.; and
- Based on the above criteria, the top 30 applicants will be interviewed.
The above information must be submitted to:
Southeast Arkansas College
Radiography Technology Program
Nursing & Allied Health Technologies Division
1900 Hazel Street
Pine Bluff, AR 71603
APPLICATION PROCEDURE DEADLINE
Application deadline: 2nd Friday in April. Classes are admitted annually in August. Class size is limited; all applicants are not accepted for participation.
Applicants with special needs due to a disability must make this fact known prior to admission so that necessary accommodations can be made. Because of the nature of the profession, it may not always be possible to accommodate students with severe disabilities.
ACT or ACCUPLACER NG scores are reviewed in determining acceptance to the program. Students who have successfully completed remedial courses in math, English, and/or reading will also be considered for acceptance. Should the qualified applicants exceed the available slots in the program, admission into a particular class will be based on the date of completed application.
After acceptance into the Radiologic Technology program, the student must submit evidence of the following in order to begin classes:
- P.P.D. Skin Test or Chest X-Ray;
- Hepatitis B Series or signature on SEARK College Vaccination Waiver Claim Form;
- Functional Acknowledgment Form; and
- Criminal Background Check and drug screen.
Random drug screening may be utilized at any time during the course of the program at the student's expense. Individuals convicted of certain crimes may not be eligible to sit for the ARRT certification exam.