Below are answers to the Radiologic Technology Program's most commonly asked questions.
Yes. Students should apply for scholarships prior to being admitted to the Radiologic Technology Program.
Scholarships are available through the TMCC Financial Aid Office and the TMCC Foundation Office.
Other scholarships are available through the American Society of Radiologic Technologists Foundation.
Yes. You may voluntarily ask for clinical rotations in any modality during your last semester of the Radiologic Technology Program after all competencies for the program have been completed.
After acceptance into the Radiologic Technology Program, speak with a clinical coordinator for more information.
Yes, general education support courses should be taken prior to acceptance in the program, if at all possible.
Students may benefit from completing support courses prior to entering the program, as the time requirements of the program are considerable.
For students who wish to apply to the Radiologic Technology Program who have completed online lab courses, a COVID-19 exception time period is available for the following courses and semesters:
Online labs in BIOL 223, BIOL 224, BIOL 251, CHEM 121, NURS 130, or PHYS 100 taken in Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021, or Fall 2021 will be accepted. Online labs for these courses from semesters prior to Spring 2020 or after Fall 2021 will NOT be accepted.
BIOL 223, BIOL 224 and NURS 130 must be taken for credit (not S/U) and can only be taken twice within a five-year period, unless taken during the COVID exception period. BIOL 223, BIOL 224 and NURS 130 taken in Spring 2020, Summer 2020, Fall 2020, Spring 2021, Summer 2021, or Fall 2021 do NOT count towards the two attempts per course in five years. For further information, please contact Academic Advisement.
TMCC has an MRI Skills Certificate Program and a CT Skills Certificate Program, which prepares registered radiologic technologists to take the ARRT examination in MRI.
TMCC does not currently have courses in other modalities. If a registered technologist wishes to document the ARRT competencies in other modalities, they may apply for the AMI 290 Internship course.
For more information, please contact us.
Yes. If accepted, you will be required to attend a mandatory orientation, held on the last Friday of the Summer Session at TMCC prior to the start of the Fall Semester of entry into the program.
Estimated costs for the Radiologic Technology Program are outlined on our website. All costs are approximate and subject to change.
Grading is usually based on the total number of points or percentage achieved by the student converted to a letter grade (instructor discretion). Details are stated in each course syllabus. Grade Conversion to a letter grade is based on a scale of 100%. Program courses typically use the following grading scale, please note any grade less than 75% is failing.
A = 92–100%
B = 83–91%
C = 75–82%
D = <75%
Refer to the TMCC Catalog regarding additional information on grades and grade appeals.