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.
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.
- 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.
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 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 2022 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 2022 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: Mary.Kleven@ascension.org 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.
DATES TO KNOW FOR 2022-2023 SCHOOL YEAR
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: www.jrcert.org, or contact them at:
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 2021.
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 by clicking in the blue banner title of Advisory Council and OAP meeting notes.
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.