Note - all students previously interested in the Hospital-Based program must now apply for college based program clinicals. 4/3/13
NEW -Computed Tomography (CT) Online Courses for registered (or registry eligible) radiologic technologists beginning Fall 2013
COMING Spring 2014 - Mammography for registered (or registry eligible) radiologic technologists beginning - check back soon for details
Evening clinical rotations notification (pdf) 2/8/12
The program is accredited by Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) (http://www.jrcert.org/), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300.
Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination in radiography.
About the career
FAQ (pdf) (rev 4/13)
Required courses (pdf) (rev 5/12)
Estimated Expenses (pdf) 5/13
Admission Criteria and Essential Qualifications (pdf) (major revision 12/12)
Policies Affecting Program Admission (pdf)
Rad Tech Program Mission Statement, Goals, Learning Outcomes (rev. December 2010)
Rad Tech Program Didactic and Clinical Grading Policies (pdf)
What Does it Take To Be A Successful HACC Rad Tech Student? (in the students' own words) (pdf)
Program Effectiveness Data
5 year program ARRT Credentialing Examination Pass rate: 91%
2011 program ARRT Credentialing Examination Pass rate: 94%
2011 program completion rate: 88%
5 year program job placement rate within 6 months of graduation 88%
2011 program job placement rate within 6 months of graduation 84%
The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists® Ethics Pre-Application Review anyone who has any kind of criminal background, including DUI.
Selective programs. Admission to the college doesn't guarantee admission to the clinical component of the programs. You will be admitted as a pre-rad tech student and work with your advisor to apply to the clinical/core component of the program.
Tentative Clinical Sites for 2014 (SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Length of Program and College Degree Conferred - The college-based radiologic technology program is 80 credits, with the awarding of an associate in science degree upon successful completion. The entire program can be completed in six semesters, provided the candidate has met the prerequisites for admission to the program. The clinical component takes place during the last five semesters of the program. Students are assigned to clinical sites at local participating hospitals. The complete program is offered only at the Lancaster campus. Some required courses offered at other campuses and sites. Graduates are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination in radiography.
Lancaster Regional Medical Center
Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center
The Imaging Center of Lancaster
Harrisburg Hospital, Community General Osteopathic Hospital & MSP, Fredricksen Outpatient Center, Tristan Hershey & Union Deposit
Summit Health Center
Jennersville Regional Hospital
Lebanon VA Medical Ctr.
Ephrata Hospital & Ephrata Diagnostic Ctr.
Carlisle Regional Medical Center/ The Medical Arts Building
Holy Spirit Hospital, Carlisle Center, Camp Hill Center, Mechanicsburg Center, Progress Center
Maximum clinical day is 8.5 hours between the hours of 7 am and 6 pm.
Consider that with lecture and lab classes and clinical that you will be busy 5 days per week.
Rad Tech Program Contacts
Contact Health Careers - - (717) 780-1988 or (800) 222-4222 ext. 211988
East Building Room 207
1641 Old Philadelphia Pike
Lancaster, PA 17602