Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

Congratulations Class of 2017 Graduates!
2017 Graduates 

The Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology prepares the student for examination and certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The 24-month course includes both classroom study and competency-based clinical education.  The 40-hour school week consists of a daily three-hour class covering topics such as radiologic physics, anatomy and physiology, standard radiographic positions, techniques and departmental procedures.  The remainder of each eight-hour day is devoted to performing clinical duties under the supervision of a registered radiologic technologist.

Contact

Mary A. Kleven, MAOM, BS, RT(R)M (Program Director)
Ascension Providence Hospital, 16001 W. Nine Mile, Southfield, MI 48075
248-849-3293 or e-mail mary.kleven@ascension.org

Mission Statement

Our mission is to provide each student with an education that will enhance their minds.  Through constant goal setting and achievement, the students are given the opportunity to challenge themselves towards excellence in patient care within the radiological sciences.

Program Goals

  • Students will be clinically competent
  • Students will demonstrate communication skills
  • Students will develop critical thinking skills
  • Students will model professionalism 

Student Learning Objectives (SLO) are evaluated over the course of the program to ensure the students are meeting the overall goals of the program. Our SLO may be viewed here.

Admission

Up to 12 students per year; Criterion for acceptance is based on a combined score for both academics and interview.

Candidate Qualifications

Individuals eighteen (18) and over are eligible for enrollment. An interview is required, during which candidates are evaluated on:

  • Personal impression
  • Customer service/Patient care experience
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Educational background

Educational requirements include minimum of an Associate degree. (Completion by August of the application year) The degree can be in any area of study, but must include:

  • English (Composition or Communication); minimum 3 credits
  • Algebra (Intermediate level or above); minimum 3 credits
  • Introduction to Computers; minimum 3 credits
  • Medical terminology; minimum 1 credit
  • Anatomy & Physiology; minimum 3 credits
  • Behavioral science; minimum 3 credits
  • Introduction to Healthcare (Or documentation of 5 or more hours of job shadowing at our facility)

Courses less than 7 years old are preferred (Not required); grade of “C” or higher preferred.

To arrange a job shadow, please contact kenneth.budnick@ascension.org.

Policy Manual

Please click here to view our program policy manual.

Application

Applicants are required to submit the following, to the Radiography Program by February 1, along with their application for consideration:

  • Three (3) current letters of professional reference.
  • Official High School transcripts.
  • Official College transcripts.
  • A $40 Application fee. (Check or money order payable to "Ascension Providence Hospital".

Tuition

Cost for the program is $6,500 for tuition, required texts not included.

Enrollment

One class is enrolled each year, with the program starting in September. Completed applications must be submitted by February 1 of each year. For a program brochure and application, contact Mary A. Kleven: Mary.Kleven@ascension.org or by telephone:  248-849-3293.

Academic Community Agreements

The Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology maintains an articulation agreement with Macomb County Community College, and has partnered with Madonna University. This is to assist prospective students to be academically prepared, and to provide a pathway for degree achievement.

Curriculum Calendar

Download the curriculum calendar.

Accreditation

Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in the Radiological Sciences. For further information on standards for education in the Radiological sciences, please visit their web page at: www.jrcert.org, or contact them at:

JRCERT
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
312-704-5300
FAX: 312-704-5304
mail@jrcert.org
www.jrcert.org

Advisory Council & Outcomes Assessment Notes

For those interested parties, we are making available notes from our biannual Advisory council meetings, including yearly outcome assessment results. These can be viewed here.

Past Performance Data

Our program is required by the Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) to publish data on program completion rate, first time pass rate on the National Registry, and job placement rate. Past performance data for the Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology may be viewed here.

CT & MRI Training

Ascension Providence Hospital also has CT & MRI training available to Registered Radiographers. We offer a 6 month CT program and a 7 month MRI program. Applicants must be a Registered Radiographer to apply. Please refer to our CT pamphlet or MRI pamphlet for further information. You may apply for the programs here.

Non-discrimination statement

Qualified applicants are considered for admission to the Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology without regard to race, color, religion, sex, height, weight, national origin, age, sexual preference, arrest record, marital or veteran status, or the presence of a non-job related medical condition or disability.  It is the applicant's responsibility to notify us of any reasonable accommodation necessary to perform the essential duties of the position for which the applicant has applied.