CT Program Requirements
PROGRAM ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS
Students must be certified in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, or Nuclear Medicine in order to be eligible to apply.
There are 16 core program credits is required for program completion.
- A student must maintain the minimum grade requirement as indicated for each course or and in accordance with the policies of the college issuing the certificate
- Application to complete the certification examination administered by the ARRT is granted only if the student fulfills all academic and clinical criteria established by the ARRT, the EPiC program and the college issuing the terminal award of a degree or certificate. Please refer to the ARRT Certification Handbook or contact the ARRT for eligibility requirements.
- Effective January 1, 1994, individuals having been convicted of a felony or misdemeanor must file a pre-application with the ARRT in order to obtain a ruling on the impact of the conviction on their eligibility to complete the ARRT certification examination. Information about the pre-application process may be found on the ARRT’s website. Visit www.ARRT.org. The pre-application process can be found within the “Ethics” link. It is strongly encouraged that students pursue the pre-application process either prior to entering the program or as early in the program as possible to avoid investing time, money, and effort should they be found ineligible to complete the certification exam.
- A student must complete and pass all clinical access requirements as determined by clinical education providers. These include health related evaluations, criminal background check(s) and drug screening. Failure to successfully pass any of these requirements will require that the student withdraw from the CT program.
- All policies regarding certificate or degree completion can be found in the catalog of the college issuing the certificate or degree, or by contacting the EPiC Consortium Council member of the college issuing the certificate or degree (Radiography Program Director).
Clinical Education Access Requirements
- Students will be required to undergo a physical examination, immunizations, a drug screen and criminal background check prior to and potentially during clinical placement according to EPiC Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers.
- Students who have a misdemeanor or felony conviction will also be required to submit a pre-application to the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) to determine eligibility to complete the MRI certification exam earning nationally recognized professional credentials. For more information, visit the ARRT website.
- Students will be required to maintain certification in Healthcare Provider CPR according to EPiC Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers during enrollment in the clinical education courses.
- Students will be required to maintain professional liability insurance according to EPiC Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers during enrollment in the clinical education courses.
- Students will be required to adhere to the uniform and personal appearance code according to EPiC Consortium policies as required by affiliating clinical education providers during enrollment in the clinical education courses.