The School of Radiation Sciences provides educational opportunities without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other status or condition protected by applicable laws, provided that an individual's qualifications meet the criteria established for admission to the School of Radiation Sciences.
Acceptance to the program is based on previous academic history, results of pre-admission testing, and performance in any required prerequisite course work. Admission is offered to qualified students on a space available basis.
I. Admission Criteria*:
A. Graduate of an accredited high school GED (General Equivalency Diploma), or equivalent.
B. Successful completion of high school Algebra, Biology, an either Algebra II or Geometry with at least a "C" grade.
C. Successful completion of a course in medical terminology whether at a post-secondary institution or an online course.
D. Successful completion of the following college courses with at least a grade of "C":
- Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II, 8 credits
- English Composition, 3 credits
- General Sociology or General Psychology, 3 credits
- College Algebra or Computer Science, 3 credits
Courses must be completed before the fall semester with a cumulative GPA of 2.5.
E. Pre-admission entrance test: HOBET test. (Fee payable on the date of testing).
F. Personal tour and interview with a member of the selection committee.
G. Students with English as a second language must obtain a minimum score of 205 on the computer-based version or a minimum score of 518 on the written version on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL).
H. Applicants who are not a U.S. citizen by birth, must provide immigration or citizenship documentation.
I. Negative complete criminal history and child protective services screen.
J. Negative Drug Screen.
*The school retains the right to immediately dismiss students who have falsified their application. Admission is denied if the drug screen is positive, if the applicant misses the deadline for screening, or if the applicant has a prior felony conviction.
II. Admission Process
Tour and pre-admission testing is scheduled upon receipt of the following by May 1:
1. Completed application.
2. A non-refundable $35.00 application fee.
3. Official transcript from high school or GED documentation.
4. Official transcripts from all colleges attended.
5. SAT scores (if available).
6. Verification that pre-requisite college courses have been completed or current enrollment.
7. TOEFL scores (if applicable).
III. A personal interview with a member of the Admissions Committee will be scheduled with applicants who have scored successfully on the pre-admissions entry examination (HOBET) and have met all other required criteria.
IV. Prior to matriculation, students must complete a health history, provide evidence of immunizations and / or appropriate titers for measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) and Varcelle, verify compliance with the technical standards required by the school, and complete all required college courses.
V. Application deadline - receipt of application and all official transcripts - is May 1.
*An applicant who meets all admission requirements is not guaranteed admission to the program.