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Admission requirements

The Radiologic Technology Program seeks to identify and enroll individuals with character and motivation who have the necessary preparation and potential for success in the program.

Admission decisions are based upon:

  • Evaluation of transcripts with attention to strength of course selection, grade point average, degrees awarded and extracurricular and leadership activities
  • Patient care experience through work, education or volunteer service
  • Written essay
  • References
  • Interview
For more information about the program or the admissions process, call:

704-384-5104


Required prerequisites

To be considered for admission, the applicant must satisfy the following:

  • Minimum of associate degree with overall GPA of 2.5 or higher from an accredited post-secondary education institution (community college, college, or university)
  • Courses (100 level or above) completed at an accredited post-secondary education institution (community college, college, or university) with a grade of “C” or higher in:
    • 1 course (3 semester hours) of English in written or oral communication skills
      1 course (3 semester hours) in college algebra or higher
      1 course (3 semester hours) in social/behavioral science (psychology or sociology)
      2 courses (4 semester hours each for a total of 8 semester hours) in biology, chemistry or physics (Courses must include labs. Human Anatomy and Physiology is an option but not required.)

If an applicant is in the process of completing prerequisite courses or completing a degree, submission of proof of enrollment must be made by January 15.

Additionally, for international students:

  • Certified, translated transcripts
  • Social Security number
  • Green card with I-9 document establishing authorization to work

Attendance, transfer and advanced placement

Full-time attendance is required. Class and clinical education hours are scheduled on Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. - 3:30 p.m. The Presbyterian Medical Center Radiologic Technology Program will not accept transfer students nor grant advanced placement in the program.

Equal opportunity employer

It is the official policy of Novant Health to extend equal employment, salary and benefits, training and promotion opportunities to all persons regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, disability, sex, veteran’s status, sexual orientation, gender identity or age. In all employment practices, the determining factor is the ability of the individual to perform the job being considered.

Individuals with disabilities

In accordance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), the program is committed to assisting qualified individuals with disabilities achieve their educational goals. A disability is an impairment that substantially limits a major life activity. Students/applicants must be mentally and physically capable of fulfilling the objectives of the program to be qualified. The program will make reasonable accommodations to assist a qualified student/applicant with a disability.

It is the responsibility of the student/applicant to communicate the presence of a disability and/or request accommodation/workspace modifications in writing to the program director. The written request should include:
1. Nature of the disability or diagnosis including major life activity impaired
2. Any treatments for the disability (medications, therapy, etc.)
3. How the disability inferences with meeting program objectives
4. Specific accommodation requested

Within three weeks of submission, the Admissions Committee will review the request to determine if the student meets disability criteria and if so, establish reasonable accommodations. The Admissions Committee may seek input from Employee Occupational Health.