Admission Requirements

Applicants must have a minimum of an associate degree, or be enrolled in a bachelor's degree radiography program with an affiliate university.

Admission Process

Prospective students must:

  1. At a minimum, hold an Associate’s Degree upon admission or be enrolled in an Bachelor’s Degree program through an affiliated university.
  2. Complete official school application. (Applications are accepted between June 1 and Jan. 31 for the following September program.)
  3. Submit official transcripts of all post-secondary colleges/universities. Official transcripts should be mailed directly from the college/university.
  4. Submit a one-to-two-page personal statement in the student's own handwriting stating why he/she wishes to become a Radiologic Technologist.
  5. Submit three letters of recommendation using the school's form letter. (download PDF of recommendation form).
  6. Submit $25 application fee, in the form of a money order, with application payable to: Froedtert Hospital School of Radiologic Technology.
  7. Mail application material to: Froedtert Hospital School of Radiologic Technology, 9200 W. Wisconsin Ave., Milwaukee, WI 53226.

The school does not notify candidates of the arrival of application materials. All application materials become the property of Froedtert Hospital School of Radiologic Technology. The school reserves the right to refuse the forwarding or copying of these materials.

Upon receipt of the above items, all application elements will be reviewed.  The below Transcript Assessment Form will be used to score the application and transcript.

  • Applicants who have completed all prerequisite classes (with passing grade of C or above) and score a minimum of one point in each section of Part I will receive an invitation, via e-mail, to one of the two (2) offered informational sessions. These sessions provide the applicant with an overview of the program and an opportunity to ask questions. 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.  Meeting the requirements does not guarantee admission to the program.

Admission Policy

The admission process for the School consists of two parts.

  • Part I (the application and transcript)
  • Part II (the interview)

Part I: Transcript Assessment

Post-Secondary Education Courses required for admission:
(Minimum grade of C (2.0) or better required)

  1. Anatomy and Physiology I and II
  2. Medical Terminology
  3. One Mathematics/Logical Reasoning Course
  4. One Written/Oral Communication Course

In addition to the four prerequisite courses above, the transcripts submitted will be assessed for:

Post-Secondary Education Courses

Science/Math/Art & Humanities, Social/Behavioral Sciences, Natural Sciences and Computing (e.g. Algebra, Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, Biology).

4 or more courses GPA  > 3.0


4 or more courses GPA  2.0 – 3.0


1-3 courses GPA  > 3.0


1-3 courses GPA  2.0 – 3.0


Applicant must score at least one point in this section. 


Post-Secondary Education

Graduate School Education

120 credits or more GPA > 3.0


Master’s Degree


120 credits or more GPA < 3.0


60 credits or more PA > 3.0


60 credits or more GPA < 3.0


Applicant must score at least one point in this section. 
Applications will be reviewed for work/volunteer history and assessed by the following:


Work Experience

(Specialized indicates health care experience)

3 or more years specialized


2 years specialized or 3 years general post high school


1 year specialized or 2 years general post high school


1 year general or volunteer


No less than 6 months of general or volunteer


Applicant must score at least one point in this section. 


Part II: Interview Process

A personal interview is mandatory for consideration of acceptance. Interviews are scheduled from February through March. On the day of the interview the applicant will be interviewed by a panel of faculty members. Following the interview, an interview assessment form will be completed, by each panel member, which includes a rating of the applicant’s:

  • Professional Appearance
  • Personality
  • Communication
  • Initiative/Motivation
  • Critical Thinking

The total average score from Part II will be assessed.

Applicants who have completed the prerequisite courses will have the total points from Part I and the averaged score from Part II assessed - applicant with the highest number of points will be considered for acceptance. Class selection is based on the highest accumulation of points.


Selection 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, drug screening and background check. The physical examination, drug screen and background check will be completed by Froedtert & the Medical College of Wisconsin health network at no cost to the applicant.

Personal & Physical Characteristics

Qualified Applicants:

  • 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

The Admissions Committee will meet in March to select the class for the upcoming September start date. The number of students selected each year is determined on the current job market and clinical spots. The radiography program may accept up to a maximum of twenty (20) students.

The Program Director will notify all applicants of the final decision via e-mail by April 1. Selected candidates must:

  • Return the confirmation letter
  • Submit a non-refundable commitment fee, $100.

Upon receipt of the above items, the student will receive an e-mail from the Radiography program outlining requirements prior to starting the program.  Along with orientation information from the Froedtert Hospital Human Resource department one month prior to the fall start date.


Froedtert Hospital School of Radiology has articulation agreements with:

  • Carroll University
  • Concordia University of Wisconsin
  • Edgewood College
  • Marian University
  • University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
  • University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh
  • Wisconsin Lutheran College

The student will be awarded a Bachelor of Science degree, with a major in Radiologic Technology, upon completion of the pre-professional and professional components. If you are interested in the four-year degree please contact the respective Universities.