Ascension Providence Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

Congratulations 2022 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


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 that demonstrate completion of:

    Algebra (Intermediate; not pre-, basic, or elementary)—3 credit hours

    English (Communications/ Composition) - 3 credit hours

    Behavioral Science (Psychology, sociology, etc.) —3 credit hours

    Anatomy and Physiology 3 c.h. (additional coursework in the Natural Science earns more points)

    Information Sciences (Introduction to Computers) —3 credit hours 

    Medical Terminology- 1-3 credit hours

    Introduction to Healthcare 1-4 cr. hr. (OR documentation of 4 hours of job shadowing) 

  • A $40 Application fee. (Check or money order payable to "Ascension Providence Hospital").


Tuition will be increasing to $7,000 for 2023 admission. All school fees are included in the tuition except for textbooks. There are no refunds offered on any tuition paid. Payment schedule for admitted students for 2023 is here


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

Locations of clinical rotations: 

Ascension Providence Hospital – Southfield campus; 16001 West Nine Mile Road, Southfield, MI 48037

Ascension Providence Hospital –47601 Grand River Ave., Novi, MI 48374

Ascension Providence Hospital Health Center- 37595 W Seven Mile Rd., Livonia, MI 48152

Ascension Genesys Hospital- 1 Genesys Pkwy., Grand Blanc, MI 48439

Ascension Providence Medical Center- 30055 Northwestern Highway, Farmington Hills, MI 48334

All students do not rotate to all locations; we have an east-side/west-side option. See application letter.

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. Our interim report was accepted, so our next accreditation review date is March 2026. 

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 for 2022.

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


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.