Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

Congratulations Class of 2019 and 2020 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.


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

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
  • 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.


Up to 12 students per year; Criterion for acceptance is based on a combined score for both academics and interview. Our Admission's Policy is available here.

Policy Manual

Please click here to view our program policy manual.
Covid-19/disaster policy is attached here. Graduation requirements, grading system, transfer of credits, and clinical obligations can all be located within the handbook or by reviewing excerpts of the handbook here. Our Grievance policy can be located within the student handbook or here


  • Download a printable version of the School of Radiologic Technology application:  here
  • Apply online for the program.

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".


Cost for the program is $6,500 for tuition, required texts not included. Tuition will be increasing to $7,000 for 2022 admission. All school fees are included in the tuition except for textbooks. There are no refunds offered on any tuition paid. 


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: or by telephone:  248-849-3293

Academic Community Agreements

The Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology maintains articulation agreements with Macomb County Community College and Concordia University-Ann Arbor. This is to assist prospective students to be academically prepared, and to provide a pathway for degree achievement. Contact information and program requirements can be found on the side bar link under Academic Community Agreements.

Academic Calendar




Our current accreditation award is for 8 years; which was granted in March of 2018. 

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:, or contact them at:

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
FAX: 312-704-5304

Program Effectiveness 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. The information can be located here.

Additional past performance data for the Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology may be viewed here

CT, Interventional Radiology (IR), Mammography & MRI Training

Ascension Providence Hospital also has CT, IR & MRI training available to Registered Radiographers. We offer a 6 month CT program, a 7 month MRI program, and a 6-9 month IR training program. Applicants must be a Registered Radiographer to apply. All applicants must submit a current MRI screening form as part of the application packet which can be located here. Please refer to our CT pamphlet, IR pamphlet, Mammography pamphlet, or MR pamphlet for further information. You may apply for the programs here

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.

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.