Several of the most frequently asked questions about the Presbyterian Medical Center Radiologic Technology Program are answered here. If you have additional questions, feel free to contact us at 704-384-5104.
Is full-time attendance required?
Full-time attendance, Monday through Friday from 7:30 AM through 3:30 PM is required. The program is a combination of class and clinical education experience.
May I transfer courses?
The program does not accept transfer courses from other radiology programs and does not grant advanced placement to any student.
May I get a refund on the application fee?
No refunds are made on any fee or tuition payment.
May I apply before I finish my degree or finish the prerequisite courses?
Yes. If you are in the process of completing prerequisite courses or completing a degree, you must submit proof of enrollment with your completed Application form by the January 15th deadline. All eligible applicants will be interviewed; however, applicants who have completed prerequisites will be considered before those who are in the process of completing prerequisites. If accepted, entrance is contingent upon proof of a “C” or above in all prerequisite courses. If accepted, entrance is contingent upon proof of graduation and/or proof of a “C” or above in all prerequisite courses.
Is financial aid available?
The Presbyterian Medical Center Radiologic Technology Program is not approved to participate in federal Title IV financial aid programs including Federal Pell Grants, Federal Supplemental Opportunity Grants (FSEOG), Federal Work Study, Federal Stafford Loans (FFELP & Direct), and Federal Perkins Loans.
When should I apply?
Applications are accepted between October 1 and January 15 for the class beginning the following July.
Is there a waiting list?
The Presbyterian Medical Center Radiologic Technology Program does not maintain a waiting list. Any qualified applicant who is not accepted may reactivate his or her application by contacting the faculty during the next application period. The applicant does not need to send another application or pay an additional application fee. The faculty will request updated contact information, current references and transcripts if additional courses were completed since the previous application.
What salary can I expect to make as a radiologic technologist?
Starting annual salary for a radiologic technologist in this region is $40,000 to $44,000.