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Radiologic Science

Application for Admission to the
Radiologic Science Program

Completed application forms must be RECEIVED NO LATER THAN NOVEMBER 1st of each year. The application is complete only when the information requested is received. Students are responsible for making sure their application is complete. Radiologic Science program applications may be picked up in the Health Sciences Division Office (J-210) or downloaded from the Darton State College website.

To be considered for admission to the Radiologic Science program, the applicant must:

To progress successfully through the curriculum and function as a practicing radiologic technologist after graduation, the individual must have:

  1. Visual acuity with or without corrective lenses to view radiographic images, physicians’ orders, patients’ charts, identifying markers on patients, equipment manuals, to identify respirations of patients, etc.;
  2. Hearing with or without auditory aids to obtain patients’ history by interview, to hear audible signals produced by imaging equipment, etc.;
  3. Physical ability to operate equipment (portable and stationary x-ray equipment, stretchers, wheelchairs, patients, immobilization devices, etc.), to sufficiently (minimal impairment of upper and lower extremities) perform CPR, etc.;
  4. Manual dexterity to lift patient while placing imaging device, etc.;
  5. Speech sufficient to communicate with staff and patients in a timely, effective manner.

Selection Process

Due to limited clinical placements, the program can only accept a certain number of applicants each year. Admission into the program is competitive based on a points system. Each program applicant is ranked by the Radiologic Science Program Selection Committee according to points accumulated as determined by criteria including by not limited to GPA, pre-requisite course grades, TEAS scores, etc. Additional opportunities for points are provided in the next section. In order to increase one’s chances for acceptance into the program, it is recommended to complete all possible opportunities for points. By obtaining as many points as possible, one becomes more of a competitive applicant for the program. Admission into the program is non-discriminatory in regard to race, color, religion, gender, age, disability, national origin, or any other protected class.

Additional opportunities for points include the following:

Document Submission

Health Sciences Division
Radiologic Science Program
Attention: Application Coordinator
2400 Gillionville Road
Albany, GA 31707

Radiologic Science Program telephone is (229) 317-6724.
Radiologic Science Program office is in Building J Room 224.
Health Sciences Division Office telephone is (229) 317-6900.

Selection Notification

Letters of selection or non-acceptance will be sent out following the selection process. The selection process takes place in November (after the document submission deadline of November 1st) each year. Students are notified by December 1st each year of selection status. Selected students must confirm their intent to enroll in writing within 10 days after the post marked date of their acceptance letter. A student that fails to respond in the appropriate time frame will forfeit their position in the program.

The Health Sciences department is responsible for the information on this page.
To inquire about the Radiologic Science program, please contact Kelley Castro.
For questions regarding content, or for further information, please contact Gwendolyn Barker.

Last Update: February 1, 2016 10:34 AM

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