Admission: Radiologic Technology

The Huntsville Hospital School of Radiologic Technology does not discriminate in regard to age, race, sex, religion, national origin, disability, military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other status prohibited by state and federal statutes, executive orders, and regulations.

Admission requirements

The following college courses must be completed by May 31 with a minimum of a "C" average prior to enrollment:

  • Communication (3 semester hours)
    • English Composition (3 semester hours)
  • Natural Science (8 semester hours)
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (4 semester hours)
    • Anatomy & Physiology II (4 semester hours)
      *Anatomy & Physiology I & II must have been completed within the past 7 years
  • Mathematics (3 semester hours)
    • Math 100 Intermediate College Algebra or higher (3 semester hours)
  • Humanities, Fine Arts or Literature (3 semester hours)
    • Must complete one course in humanities, fine arts or literature.
      *See recommended courses below.
  • History, Social or Behavioral Science (3 semester hours)
    • Must complete one course in history, social or behavioral science.
      *See recommended courses below.

  • Must have a valid social security number and/or be eligible to work in the United States.
Humanities, Fine Arts or Literature History, Social or Behavioral Science
Art Anthropology
Foreign Language Economics
Music Geography
Philosophy History
Religion Political Science
Theatre Psychology
Ethics Sociology
Total Post Secondary General Education Prerequisites (20 semester hours)
  • Must be at least 18 years old by the start of the program
  • Minimum ACT composite score of 18. 
    Exceptions: If the ACT composite score is less than 18, an overall college GPA of 3.0 is required. If the applicant has a BS degree, a minimum of 2.5 GPA is required.
  • Radiology career essay
  • Official transcripts of all prior education

* Completion of all minimum admission requirements does not guarantee admission.

Admission procedures

  • Applications are accepted from January - February. Classes begin in July.
  • Submit official high school transcripts or GED score
  • Submit ACT scores if not included with high school transcripts
  • Submit official college transcripts
  • Submit a $30 application fee. 
  • Program officials will review ACT scores, official transcripts, and completed applications.
  • Once the applicant has progressed through the academic evaluation, a 12-hour clinical observation will be scheduled. A personal interview may be scheduled with the admissions committee.
  • Applicants are scored and selected based on the academic evaluation, professional references, interview assessment, and career essay. Grade points assigned for the required prerequisites: A= 5 points, B= 4 points, and C = 3 points.
  • Final acceptance is contingent upon drug screen, physical examination and criminal background check conducted by Huntsville Hospital.

Transfer student policy

The program does not accept transfer students from other radiography programs. Students who have completed college level Medical Terminology within the past 7 years with a minimum of a “C” average may transfer those credits into the program.

Foreign transcripts

All foreign transcripts and degrees must be evaluated and translated into equivalent college hours of credit including grade point average (GPA). The evaluation service must be a member of the National Association of Credential Evaluation Services (NACES) or the Association of International Credential Evaluator, Inc. (AICE).

Advanced placement policy

The program does not accept applicants seeking advanced placement.