The Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program takes applications from October to January 1 for students who will start the program in August. We are looking for dependable, highly motivated, caring people who are interested in pursuing challenging academic studies combined with hands-on training in medical imaging and patient care. General information on how to apply and admission into the program is provided below. For more detail on admission and application requirements and procedures see the Policy Manual at pp.6-10.
- 2.75 cumulative college GPA or higher
- At least 18 years of age reflective of the National Council on Radiation Protection and Measurements (NCRP) effective dose limits for occupational exposure in persons younger than 18.
- Applicants must meet certain technical specifications to participate in the program and meet the physical demands of a radiologic technologist, therefore the applicant must review, sign and return the Technical Specifications form which is attached to the Application Forms. See link to Application Forms.
- Students must possess an associates or baccalaureate degree in order take the ARRT certification exam after obtaining a certificate from an accredited radiography program. To be considered for acceptance into our program, applicants must also demonstrate satisfactory completion of post-secondary coursework from an accredited institution in the following coursework.
- To take the registry exam to become a registered radiologic technologist upon successful completion of a radiography program, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) requires applicants to sign a statement regarding ethics and honor. As such, we ask you at the time of application to review, sign and return the Codes of Ethics and Honor form which is attached to the Application Forms (see link to Application forms). Note that conviction of a crime or academic sanction is not an absolute ban to admission into the program, however the ARRT must be contacted directly by the applicant to get a decision on eligibility as it is the ARRT who makes that decision.
ADVANCED LEVEL MATH
1 semester Advanced Math (College Algebra, Precalculus, Statistics)
1 semester Physics
2 semesters of Anatomy and Physiology
MISC. GENERAL EDUCATION
1 semester Medical Terminology
1 semester Speech (Oral Communication)
1 semester English Composition
1 semester of Social/Behavioral Science (Psychology, Sociology, Ethics)
Certain other coursework that is not required will be scored during the application process. See Policy Manual for more details.
If the applicant is enrolled in one of 2 affiliated University programs, please check with your advisor to ensure that you have completed the required coursework to obtain your baccalaureate degree prior to completing our certificate program.
***Please note that if accepted into the program, a criminal background check will be conducted on the student as part of processing the student as a non-paid employee into Trinity Health’s human resource system. ***
Click on the links below for instructions and application documents.
1. Applicant’s Checklist and Instructions
2. Student Application
3. Reference Form
4. Code of Ethics & Honor
5. Technical Specifications Form
Affiliated Universities, Financial Aid and Tuition
Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program does not provide any financial aid. Students in need of financial aid must go through their college of enrollment. The Program is an approved program under Title 38 of the United States Code for students not co-enrolled in an affiliated university who are eligible for that type of educational assistance. Contact the program director or see the Policy Manual, p. 11 for more details. Policy Manual
If accepted into our Program, students enrolled at one of our affiliated universities – Minot State University and the University of Mary (Bismarck) – register for their school’s required radiologic science clinical course and pay tuition directly to the university. The universities reimburse the Program according to our tuition affiliation agreements (MSU – 85% and Univ. of Mary 80%). Credits earned by completing our program fulfill the required clinical credits for baccalaureate degrees from the affiliated universities and the ARRT requirement to apply to take the registry exam. See the Policy Manual, p. 11 for more information. Policy Manual Please contact your university advisor for specific questions regarding university coursework and requirements in order to complete your chosen degree.
Applicants who already have or are pursuing an associate or baccalaureate degree seeking the clinical certificate to take the ARRT registry exam may also apply to our program if the minimum requirements for our program admission are met. See Application-Admission link for more details. Students not co-enrolled in an affiliated university are considered self-pay and will pay total tuition of $7,000 directly to the Program. Tuition is payable in 5 increments of $1400 per semester (within 30 days of start of a semester) or $3500 for the first year (due the first semester) and $3500 for the second year (due the fourth semester). Pro rata refunds of tuition are allowed if a student withdraws before the start of the second semester according to the table found in the Policy Manual, pp. 11-12 Policy Manual
- Students are responsible for textbook costs, registry review fee and for the 22-month program, which is approximately $850-950 for the length of the program.
- Students are required to purchased scrubs in the designated color for radiology, black
- A Pre-Entrance Health Evaluation must be complete along with a record of immunizations and TB testing with the 6 months prior to beginning the program. This expense is incurred by the student.
- Students are required to carry personal health insurance.
- Students are required to become members of the North Dakota Society of Radiologic Technologists (NDSRT) and American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) which costs approximately $50 per year.
(See Policy Manual pp. 11-12 for more information on tuition, refunds, expenses, fees and student services. Policy Manual)