The following information is provided for applicants seeking admission to the radiography program.
Application and completion of the admissions process deadline is February 15 of each year. The College reserves the right to change the application period when warranted. Please contact the Admissions Office at 919-209-2128 if you have questions or concerns.
___ Attend a mandatory information session on-line OR on-campus.
___ Submit a completed Application for Admission to the College, placement testing (if required) and health program admissions testing by February 15 of each year. A separate application is required to apply specifically to the Radiography program by the February 15th application deadline. The Radiography program specific application can only be obtained at the mandatory information session.
___ Request official high school and college transcripts be sent to our Admissions Office. We must receive official transcripts from high school and all colleges attended by February 15th of the application year.
___ Graduate or will graduate from high school or equivalent before entering the Radiography program in the Fall.
___ Have attained minimum grade of “C” on two science courses with a lab in high school or college (Biology and Advanced Biology or physics or chemistry or the equivalent). If need one science course with lab: (suggestion- BIO 110 OR CHM 131). If need two science courses with lab: (suggestion- BIO 111 and BIO 112 OR BIO 110 and CHM 131).
___ Have met the JCC minimum requirements for ENG 111 and MAT 140. If placement testing is required, must be completed by February 15th deadline.
___ Complete a personal interview with an admission counselor by the deadline date.
___ Complete the Health Occupations Test. There is an additional fee for this test. The test will be scheduled for applicants who have met the above requirements. Applicants may take the admissions test once per academic year. Test scores are valid for two years. The admissions test must be taken at JCC.
___ Receive notice in May regarding your status for entering the fall Radiography Program.
If accepted, must be computer proficient (as determined by the Radiography program director) and be Healthcare Provider CPR certified prior to registration. Applicants who complete a curriculum medical terminology course or a high school health occupations course with a "C" or better will receive additional points on the point ranking for admission into the Radiography program.
Applicants who do not meet the above requirements may be admitted to the College to remove any deficiency. The Radiography program begins the fall semester of each year.
Students admitted to the Radiography program will submit to criminal background checks and drug screening as directed by affiliating clinical agencies. Clinical agencies reserve the right to deny students access based on criminal background. This denial will result in the inability of the student to successfully complete the program.
The application for licensure contains questions as to whether or not the applicant has ever been convicted of a misdemeanor/felony excluding minor traffic violations. If the answer is yes the applicant is asked to provide an explanation. A conviction could prevent an applicant from obtaining licensure. Similar requirements exist in other states.
Must submit evidence of satisfactory physical and emotional health required for participation in the Radiography program.
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