This degree prepares you for entry-level jobs in radiography in which you administer x-ray exams to individuals in hospitals, doctors' offices or clinics. Graduates of the program will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam for certification.
This is a G3 program. Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.
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The PVCC Radiography Program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
Radiography Program Professional Societies:
American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT)
Virginia Society of Radiologic Technologists (VSRT)
Radiologic Technologist Licensure Requirements:
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT)
The Radiography Program is now requiring applicants to take the TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills). Refer to RAD Information Booklet for required scores. Please contact the PVCC Testing Center to inquire about scheduling at firstname.lastname@example.org or 434.961.5320.
Information sessions are provided each application cycle for prospective students. The purpose of these sessions is to help students to decide if this program and profession will be right for them, and to walk students through the application and admissions process. Attendees will also be able to ask the faculty questions about the program and the profession.
Attendance at an information session is strongly encouraged for all students. Refer to the current Admissions Information Book for information regarding whether your application will be ranked based on attendance.
The following information sessions are scheduled for the Fall 2022 semester:
- Thursday, September 15, 2022; 1:00pm - 2:30pm in Keats Science Building Room K102
- Thursday, October 20, 2022; 1:00pm - 2:30pm via Zoom (link provided to registrants only)
- Thursday, November 17, 2022; 1:00pm - 2:30pm in Keats Science Building Room K102
- Thursday, December 15m 2022; 1:00pm - 2:30pm via Zoom (link provided to registrants only)
Space is limited and registration is required for attendance. Please register via SignUp.com for one of the information sessions.
For students who are unable to attend a live session, please view our pre-recorded abbreviated information session [MP4].
Apply for Admission
Applications are accepted through the Health and Life Sciences Application Portal. Hardcopy applications and applications received outside of the portal will not be considered for admission. Applying to other health sciences programs has no impact on an applicant’s qualifications for this program. Applications for previous years are not valid for current or future application years.
All applicants must be current PVCC students to begin their health sciences application. If you are not a current PVCC student, please click the “Apply Now” link at the top of this page and complete a VCCS/PVCC application.
Applications for the Fall 2022 cohort open at 9:00am on February 1, 2023 and will close at 5:00pm on June 01, 2023.
Sign into the Health and Life Sciences Application Portal to begin your application.
Students entering all degree programs are required to take one Writing Intensive Course (WI) in order to graduate. The WIC for this program is RAD 240, which has a prerequisite of ENG 111 and ENG 112. Students who are awarded transfer academic credit for this course at another institution may fulfill the WIC requirement for this degree program by completing another WIC.
Students in all degree programs are required to take at least one Civic Engagement (CE) course to graduate.