School of Radiologic Technology
Admission RequirementsGraduation from high school or an earned certificate of equivalent education recognized by the U.S. Department of Education and the completion of two years of college.
- High School Diploma
- 48 credit hours Gen Ed
- Written/Oral Communication
- Natural Sciences
- Mathematics/analytical studies
For the balance of the general education credits, institutions are encouraged to draw upon varying areas of study to ensure a diversified educational experience.
Admission ProcessIn addition, prospective students must:
- Complete official school application. (Applications are accepted between June 1 to January 31 for the following September program.)
- Submit official transcripts of all high school and/or college courses. Official transcripts should be mailed directly from the school/college.
- Submit a personal statement in the student's own handwriting stating why he/she wishes to become a Radiologic Technologist.
- Submit three letters of recommendation using the school's form letter. (download PDF of recommendation form).
- Please submit $25 fee with application payable to School of Radiologic Technology.
- Upon receipt of the above items, the application and transcript(s) are reviewed by the Program faculty. Applicants will be notified of application status via email.
- Qualified applicants must attend one of the three (3) informational sessions. View a map of the interview location.The event will be held in the Radiology Classroom, located on 5P-534P, at Froedtert Hospital.
- Applicant selects an interview date at the end of the informational session.
If you have additional questions about admission, please contact us.
Transfer to the ProgramFroedtert School of Radiologic Technology accepts the transfer of an intern from another JRCERT approved program when the following requirements are met:
- The applicant will not overload class size as determined by the Program Director.
- The applicant has maintained a 2.0 GPA or better
- Previous course sequencing is similar to that of Froedtert (an official transcript must be submitted).
- Submit a letter of reference from the previous Program Director or/and University Educational Coordinator.
*Requests for such transfers are handled on an individual basis. An intern considering transfer should contact the Program Director.
*All transfer interns will need to meet Froedtert Hospital’s School of Radiologic Technology graduation requirements.
Interview ProcessA personal interview is mandatory for consideration of acceptance. During the interview, an attempt is made to determine the following:
- Professional Appearance
- Critical Thinking
The Admissions Committee will notify all applicants of their final decision via email byin March 31. Selected candidates must:
- Return the confirmation letter
- Submit a non-refundable commitment fee
AcceptanceSelection of students is made by transcript, application and interview assessment. All applicants are considered equally for admission regardless of age, race, creed, disability, marital status, sex, national origin, ancestry, sexual orientation, arrest record, conviction record, veteran status or handicap. The School of Radiologic Technology guarantees equal opportunity for all. Participation in the program will be contingent on the successful completion of a physical examination
Admission PolicyThe admission process for the School consists of two parts.
Part I is application and transcript assessment utilizing the application and transcript assessment form. Once an application is completed, the program director will complete an assessment form.
Applicants must achieve a minimum:
- Six points from Part B
- Four points under Part C
- Five combined points under Parts D & E for a minimum total of fifteen points they may be scheduled for Part II of the admission process, an interview.
Part II is an interview. On the day of the interview the applicant will be interviewed by faculty members. Following the interview, an interview assessment form will be completed which includes a rating of the applicant’s letters of recommendation. The total scores from Part II will be calculated and then averaged.
Total Points from Part I and the averaged score from Part II are then assessed - applicant must achieve a minimum of 80 points to be considered for acceptance. Class selection is based on the highest accumulation of points.
- High School Diploma (or GED)
Will be verified
- Post Secondary Education Courses - Science/Math/Art & Humanities, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences, and Computing (e.g. Algebra, Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, Biology, Anatomy & Physiology)
- 4 or more courses (Grade: A) (8 Points)
- 4 or more courses (Grade: B) (7 Points)
- 1 - 3 courses (Grade: A) (6 Points)
- 1 - 3 courses (Grade: B) (5 Points)
- 4 or more courses (Grade: C) (4 Points)
- 1 - 3 Courses (Grade: C) (3 Points)
- 4 or more courses (Grade: D) (2 Points)
- 1 - 3 Courses (Grade: D) (1 Point)
- No science/math courses (0 Points
- Post Secondary Education
- 4 Years GPA > 3.0, Degree Awarded (10 Points)
- 4 Years GPA < 3.0, Degree Awarded (8 Points)
- 3 - 4 years GPA > 3.0, No Degree (7 Points)
- 3 - 4 years GPA < 3.0, No Degree (6 Points)
- 2 - 2.9 years GPA > 3.0 (5 Points)
- 2 - 2.9 years GPA < 3.0 (4 Points)
- Graduate School Education
Completed Masters Degree (10 Points)
- Work Experience (Specialized indicates hospital experience.)
- 5 or more years specialized (7 Points)
- 3 - 4 years specialized (6 Points)
- 2 years specialized or 3 years general post high school (5 Points)
- 1 year specialized or 2 years general post high school (4 Points)
- 1 year general post high school (3 Points)
- 1 year general or volunteer (2 Points)
- No less than 6 months of general or volunteer (1 Point)
- None (0 Points)
Personal & Physical Characteristics
- Must be able to hear patient calling for assistance
- Must be sympathetic and tactful
- Must be dependable
- Must be able to accept responsibility
- Must be a good listener
- Must be accurate with records and detail
- Must be able to work under pressure
- Must be able to lift heavy patients
- Must be able to coordinate eye-hand movements
- Must be able to see a television image
- Must be able to reach extensively
Application DeadlineCompleted application deadline for the annual September class is January 31. Applications are considered complete once all requirements have been received (parts 1-5 of the Admission Process). Applications received after the deadline will not be considered. Accepted students will be notified by March 31.
Tuition and FeesTuition is due on the first day of class of each year. University interns will always pay tuition to their respective schools. University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee students will pay a annual clinical fee of $1500.00.
Tuition Refund PolicyFirst Year
University interns will follow the tuition refund policy of their University.
The intern must request a refund for any tuition paid to the school. Tuition will be refunded in the following manner.
- 100% of the tuition will be refunded if the intern withdraws on or before the first day of class.
- If the intern withdraws/or is terminated within the first 8 weeks of class there will be 50% reimbursement.
There will be no refunds after the first 8 weeks of class. Non payment of tuition is grounds for dismissal.
Tuition is due on the first day of the second Fall Session. If the intern withdraws from the program within the first eight weeks of the semester there will be a 50% refund.
Student Health AcceptanceAcceptance to the program may be canceled if a major health problem is revealed. Health insurance is NOT provided to students attending the School of Radiologic Technology. Students are responsible for all medical, dental, and/or pharmaceutical costs while in attendance in this program and are required to carry their own health insurance.
JRCERTFroedtert’s School of Radiologic Technology makes data available to the general public through the JRCERT URL (www.jrcert.org). The JRCERT will post five-year average credentialing examination pass rates, five-year average job placement rates, and annual program completion rates. View the most recent data on JRCERT accreditation programs.
Last Review Date: Jan. 4, 2013
Online Editor(s): Kathryn Adam