School of Radiography Admissions
- Day/Full time
- For recent High School Diploma, Holders of GED or Transfer Students
- The Radiography program leads to a Diploma in Radiography from Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools and an Associate in Science (AS) degree from Union College
- Six semesters of Radiography Courses (two years)
- 39 general educations credits/41 radiography credits
- Advanced standing/credits evaluated (up to 36 transfer credits for comparable courses)
Admission Criteria - Radiography
- GPA Requirements:
- Must have a 2.5 or higher overall GPA
- D’s, F’s, and withdrawals in the relevant courses will be considered in application review
- Students with less than 12 college credits, will have their high school GPA evaluated
- Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or higher in Anatomy & Physiology I and II
- TEAS Requirements – 55% in BOTH Reading and Math sections
- Challenge exams are offered for biology courses through Union County College
- One may transfer up to 36 comparable credits (40 for those with a bachelor’s degree), into the program. No grade lower than C is considered for transfer.
- Transfer of successfully completed Radiography courses is considered for accepted students. Radiography course outlines and syllabi must be submitted.
- Students who have not completed algebra, biology and chemistry in high school, must take the high school equivalent courses at Union County College.
- High School Biology……………… BIO 102
- High School Chemistry…………… CHEM 101
- High School Algebra……………… MAT 022, MAT 019/021 sequence
- The College Level Examination Program (CLEP) provides a method of earning college credits by taking examinations in various subject areas. Students may apply for CLEP through www.collegeboard.com. Union College recognizes CLEP scores and will apply credit in areas if CLEP scores meet the college requirements. Credit will not be given where there is evidence of previous academic work.
- Applicants attending Union County College prior to becoming Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder students are not considered transfer students.
- Admission to the School of Radiography is processed through the Admissions Office at Hackensack Meridian Health JFK Muhlenberg Snyder Schools. It is not necessary to apply separately to Union College.
- Applicants should select only one program. Acceptance into the program will be based on the School’s criteria.
- Individuals may only apply during the Open Application dates.
- The School accepts applications for the Fall only.
- NOTE: Application requirements – It is the applicant responsibility to provide the following information, verification and/or credentials to the HACKENSACK MERIDIAN HEALTH JFK MUHLENBERG SNYDER SCHOOLS ADMISSION OFFICE.
- Official High School transcript or GED/TASC test scores
- Foreign transcripts will require an evaluation from a current member of NACES (the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services), www.naces.org
- Official transcripts from all schools attended (College, Vocational Schools, School of Practical Nursing, Radiography)
- One letter of reference
- Entrance Exam – ATI TEAS
- Must be a U.S. Citizen, Naturalized Citizen, or have a Permanent Resident Card (green card)
- Personal Statement - If applicable
- Consumer Information Sheet
- Admission is selective and competitive.
- The Admissions Committee may request that the applicant clarify information presented to the Schools before an admissions decision is made.
- Applicants will receive a notification by email with the Admissions Committee's decision. Individuals who are accepted into a program will receive a follow up email with instructions on the next steps and will be required to submit a non-refundable acceptance fee.
- Applicants who are declined admissions into one program and apply to another program, must complete a new application, and submit another application fee.
- Students who wish to transfer from one program to another program within the Schools must complete a new application form, submit an official updated Union College transcript.
- Any student who has a documented learning disability will be given reasonable accommodations throughout the program of study. For further information, see the Student Handbook for Medical Imaging.
- Students are expected to be able to access and use a computer and printer. Course material, certain exams, review material and hospital technology require the use of computer and printers.
- Placement in any of the School’s courses is on a seat-available basis.
|RADIOGRAPHY PROGRAM PRE-PROFESSIONAL COURSES|
|Course Number||Course Title||Credit Hrs|
|REQUIRED PRE-REQUISITE COURSES FOR FALL START|
|ENG101||English Composition I||3|
|ENG102||English Composition II||3|
||Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
||Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|RNTM101||Intro to Medical Terminology (online course for accepted students only, this is a Professional Course)||1|
|REQUIRED # OF PRE-REQUISITE CREDITS FOR RADIOGRAPHY START IN THE FALL SEMESTER||1|
|*PHY125**or PHY101**||Elements of Physics or General Physics||4|
|**If Physics is not completed as a pre-requisite this must be completed by Fall I. If PHY 101 chosen, MAT 143 is required pre-requisite; if PHY 125 chosen, MAT 119 is required pre-requisite.|
|MAT143* or MAT127*||Elementary Mathematical Analysis I or Elementary Statistics||4|
|PSY101*||Introduction to Psychology||3|
|SOC101*||Principal of Sociology||3|
|CST100* or CST101*||Introduction to Computer Applications OR Introduction to Information Systems||3|
|HUM ELEC*||Humanities Elective||3|
|TOTAL PRE- OR CO-REQUISITE GENERAL EDUCATION COURSES||39|
|All of the courses above must be successfully completed prior to graduation eligibility. *Suggested as a pre-requisite, but may be completed as a co-requisite.|
|PROFESSIONAL RADIOGRAPHY COURSES|
|RNTM103||Introduction to Medical Imaging||4|
|RADM120||Radiographic Procedure I||3|
|CLPR901||Clinical Practicum (2 days per week)||0|
|SPRING SEMESTER I|
Online course, for accepted Radiography students only
|RADM121||Radiographic Procedure II||3|
|RADM110||Principles of Radiographic Exposure I||3|
|CLPR902||Clinical Practicum (3 days per week)||0|
|FIRST YEAR/SUMMER I|
|RADM122||Radiography Procedures III||2|
|CLPR903||Clinical Practicum (2-4 days per week)||0|
|FIRST YEAR/SUMMER II|
|CLPR904||Clinical Practicum (2-4 days per week)||0|
|FALL SEMESTER II|
|RADM223||Radiographic Procedures IV||3|
|RADM211||Principles of Radiographic Exposure II||3|
|CLPR905||Clinical Practicum (3 days per week)||0|
|SSEM1||Senior Seminar I||0|
|SPRING SEMESTER II|
|RADM224||Radiographic Procedures V||3|
Online course, for accepted Radiography students only
|RNTM201||Fundamentals of CT||3|
|RNTL201||CT Skills Assessment||1|
|CLPR906||Clinical Practicum (3 days per week)||0|
|SSEM2||Senior Seminar II||0|
|SECOND YEAR/SUMMER I|
|CLPR907||Clinical Practicum (2-4 days per week)||0|
|SSEM3||Senior Seminar III||0|
|SECOND YEAR/SUMMER II|
|CLPR908||Clinical Practicum (2-4 days per week)||0|
|SSEM4||Senior Seminar IV||0|
|TOTAL PROFESSIONAL COURSES||41|