The College of St. Joseph Radiologic Sciences Program offers a well-planned education vital to student success.
As a graduate of the Radiologic Sciences Program you will be thoroughly prepared in the areas of proficiency and technical knowledge to perform radiographic procedures, through effective communication, critical thinking, and appropriate radiation safety practices.
The Radiologic Sciences Program is four years, including summers, in length. The faculty utilizes modern technology and computerized resources in the delivery of education.
Program faculty are American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) licensed professionals educating students in patient positioning, radiation safety, equipment protocols, radiation protection, basic patient care and more.
Upon successful completion of the academic and clinical competencies required for the program, the graduate is eligible to sit for the examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists for certification.
The program follows the guidelines of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
Admission to the Radiologic Sciences Program
The Radiologic Sciences Program is a closed major.
Entering freshmen will participate in pre-professional coursework for the first two years. During the sophomore year, students can then apply to the program.
Transfer students must meet the standards as an entering freshmen; 3.0 GPA average as well as 3.0 GPA for science prerequisite courses.
The Radiologic Sciences Program is competitive in terms of program acceptance; based on the number of applications and clinical affiliates capacity, not every applicant will granted a seat in the program.
Once an application has been submitted to the program, program faculty will complete a review of all coursework and students chosen for an interview will be notified of dates and times. Once all interviews are completed, selected students will be notified.
The Radiologic Sciences Program has a maximum capacity of 15 students.
Clinical education is provided in cooperating medical centers and community clinics.
- Porter Hospital- Middlebury, Vt. (Diagnostic, CT, U/S)
- North Country Sports Medicine- Queensbury, N.Y. (Diagnostic, MRI)
- Springfield Medical Care Systems, Inc.- Springfield, Vt. (Diagnostic, CT,U/S)
- Community Health Center of the Rutland Region- Castleton, Vt. (labsite)
- FMCS (Springfield Hospital Owned)-Bellows Falls, Ludlow, and Springfield, Vt.
CSJ’s Program Director, Roger Weeden, has a history of leading successful Radiological Sciences programs.
- Serving as a Program Director since 2002, Mr. Weeden’s students have achieved a 98 percent success rate for first time attempts on a national registry for licensure with passing scores above the 89 percent national average.
- In addition, his students have achieved a 100 percent employment rate (within six months of graduation) for those who seek employment within medical imaging.
- During that time, Mr. Weeden has also achieved a 90 percent student retention rate.
About the Arts & Science Division
The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences and Bachelor of Science in Radiography Management is offered under the Arts & Science Division.
The rich opportunities of the Arts & Sciences Division go well beyond the classroom. You’ll find yourself taking advantage of internships and honor societies, participating in campus events, conferences, visits to cultural sites and much more. The Arts & Sciences Division offers undergraduate majors in English, Health Science, History, Liberal Studies, Radiologic Sciences, and Sonography.