Students who complete all Radiologic Technology Associate in Science degree and Certificate of Accomplishment requirements are eligible to take the licensing examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to become a registered Radiologic Technologist (R.T.). Upon completion of the ARRT exam, students are eligible to apply for the State of California, Department of Health Public Services, Radiation Health Branch, Certified Radiologic Technologist (C.R.T.) licensure and the Fluoroscopy examination and licensure (C.R.T.), (R.F.).
Program Readmission and Course Repetition
Students who leave the Radiologic Technology program for any reason (self or faculty initiated) are eligible to be readmitted to the program subject to availability of space. Radiologic Technology courses in which a student has received a D or F grade may be repeated one time and the student may only re-enter the program one time. The JRCERT requires that all students complete the program within three years of their original admission date. This policy is available for review in the Program Director’s Office and is published in the Student Handbook Student academic standing at the time of leaving the program will determine whether academic support courses will be prescribed before re-entry. Students must comply with all conditions of acceptance for re-entry, including submission of a self-evaluation and filing a new application before the student may return. The application points will also be considered when ranking the returning students. The student may be asked to repeat courses previously passed within the program for successful continuance in the program.
The student with prior training or experience may petition for credit by examination for RTEC 111 and RTEC 123 .
Prospective students who have had prior education in an accredited Radiologic Technology program may request consideration for entry into the Radiologic Technology Program with advanced placement if space permits. Foreign graduates must have their transcripts evaluated and meet with a college counselor for matriculation prior to meeting with the Program Director regarding the application process.
Special Note Regarding American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification
Students must comply with the “Rules of Ethics” contained in the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Standards of Ethics. The “Rules of Ethics” are minimally acceptable standards of professional conduct for all Registered Technologists and Applicants. The “Rules of Ethics” are intended to promote protection, safety and comfort of patients. Registered Technologists and applicants engaging in any of the conduct or activities noted in the “Rules of Ethics” or in the conviction of a crime, including a felony, gross misdemeanor or a misdemeanor with sole exception of speeding and parking violations, all alcohol and drug related violations are subject to sanctions and must be reported. Applicants who have questions regarding limitations related to licensure should contact the ARRT directly.