Radiography (2303) LIMITED ACCESS
Type of Award
AS - Associate in Science
This degree program prepares the student to become a radiologic technologist, combining the high technology of medical imaging with skills of patient care to create X-ray images or radiographs.
The program has a 24-month, competency-based curriculum that includes practical experience in local hospitals. Beginning each January, the program requires a full-time commitment between 8 a.m. and 4 p.m. daily. For more information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Radiography.
This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60606, phone (312) 704-5300, Web site: www.jrcert.org.
Program Learning Outcomes
For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes.
General Admission Requirements to the College
- Complete an Application for Admission, located at
- Submit an official high school or GED transcript and official
college/university transcripts from each post-secondary
institution attended. Refer to the Admission Procedures
section of the college catalog for more information regarding transcripts.
- Submit placement test scores if not exempt from placement testing. To determine if
you are exempt, go to
- Complete all other requirements for admission outlined in the Admission Procedures section of the college catalog.
Admission Requirements for Radiography
In addition to the General Admission requirements, student must meet the following eligibility criteria to be considered for selection to the program. (Meeting admission criteria does not guarantee acceptance into the program).
- Have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher;
- Attend a mandatory Radiography open house information session;
- Complete all program prerequisite courses (listed below) with a grade of C or higher;
- Submit a completed Radiography program application, located on the program website, and pay the application fee by the deadline.
Student must complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program with a grade of C or higher.
This is a two-year program beginning in January each year and requires a full-time commitment. Students attend clinical education at local hospitals three days a week each semester.
The program is offered at the Palm Beach Gardens campus.
For More Information
Dr. Vicki Shaver, shaverv@PalmBeachState.edu, (561) 207-5067
The job outlook is excellent for diagnostic imaging personnel. The program has a 100 percent job placement rate, and graduates work in hospitals, imaging centers and doctors’ offices.
Career Path Notes
Courses from this program may transfer into Palm Beach State's Bachelor of Applied Science program in Supervision and Management. For more information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/programs/Bachelor.
As a profession, radiography emphasizes career development which leads to additional certification in CT (computerized tomography), MRI (magnetic resonance imaging), nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, sonography, mammography and vascular imaging.
For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:
Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/oco/
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/