Radiologic Science Certification
Professional Certification Procedure
Graduates of the Darton State College Radiologic Science program will be eligible to apply for certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT). An applicant for certification will submit written evidence, verified by oath, that the applicant is in good physical and mental health is a high school graduate or the equivalent and has successfully completed the course of training for Radiographers approved by the ARRT.
Eligibility for the examination depends upon the following:
- Completion of all requirements for graduation by the program and the college.
- Completion of the application and mailing. Applications will be made available through the program, but it is the responsibility of the student to complete the application and mail it with the appropriate fee.
- The ARRT requires that anyone who has been convicted of a misdemeanor or felony submit details of the charge and its resolution prior to making the decision of eligibility for the examination. There is an application that may be completed earlier to determine eligibility for the exam prior to completing the program. If you have such a record, see the program director to obtain an application or you may download it from the ARRT website at www.arrt.org.
- Students must maintain CPR certification to apply to take the ARRT certification examination.
Registered Technologists in all modalities of Radiologic Technology are required to maintain certification by agreeing to participate in professional development activities designed to keep the professional abreast of changes in the profession. Technologists will be required to obtain 24 credits per biennium (24 months) to maintain certification status. Please visit www.arrt.org for more information.