The Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program takes applications from October to January 1 and accepts up to 6 students who start the program in June. 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
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 Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program has tuition affiliation agreements with Minot State University and the University of Mary (Bismarck) these students enroll in their school’s required radiologic science clinical course and pay tuition directly to the university to ensure that upon completion of the clinical certificate program they will be awarded their baccalaureate degree. Please contact your university advisor for specific questions regarding university coursework and requirements in order to complete your chosen degree. See link to affiliated universities below.
The Trinity Health Radiologic Technology Program also accepts those applicants who have obtained or are pursuing an associate degree if the minimum requirements for our program admission are also met. See Application-Admission link for more details.
Tuition for students not enrolled in an affiliated university or not receiving financial aid (self-pay) is $3,500 per year. First year tuition is due the first week of class and the second-year tuition is due early in the fourth semester.
- Students are responsible for textbook costs for the 23-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 for more complete listing of related expenses/fees).