Radiologic Sciences

 

 

 

 

 

General Admission Information and Application

 

Admission to Armstrong State University does not guarantee admission to the tracks in Radiologic Sciences. The department has a separate formal admissions process in addition to the admission process for the university. Applicants are required to submit a formal application to the program of interest and transcripts of all college and technical school course work. 

Admission Deadline

The deadline for submission of the application and items listed below is January 15th of each year. Please note this due date does NOT apply to the Bridge Program. You may apply to the Bridge Program at any time.

Essential Functions Requirement

All potential and enrolled students in any of the tracks in the Radiologic Sciences must meet intellectual, physical, and social competencies required to provide safe client care. We have documented a list of essential skills and minimum physical capacity required to perform the duties of radiation and imaging science practitioners. These functions reflect performance abilities and characteristics that are also necessary to successfully complete the requirements of our programs. Prior to submitting an application, be sure to read the pdf document Essential Skills and Minimum Physical Requirements for success in our programs.

Program Admission Requirements

Regular admission to Armstrong State University (If you are having difficulty with university admissions, contact the Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences for assistance).

  1. A GPA of 2.5 or higher for all college work. (Applicants with less than 2.5 may be considered under special circumstances.)
  2. Complete the TEAS-AH scores. TEAS-AH results are due as a part of the application process. Failure to submit test results prior to the application deadline will prohibit the review of the applicant's application. Please schedule your appointment to take the TEAS-AH as soon as possible.  Test dates and seats are limited.  Failure to keep a scheduled appointment to take the test may negatively impact your ability to complete the admissions application.  Applicants may contact the Armstrong State University Office of Testing Services at 912-344-2582 for more information about the TEAS-AH.  The entire application packet must be complete by February 1.  See General Admission Information for more details regarding the application packet.
  3. Prior to the beginning of the program, the following must be successfully completed:
    • Mimimum of 50 semester hours of degree requirements including College Algebra and two college English courses
    • Human Anatomy and Physiology I
    • Three of the four additional lab sciences in the program of study.
      • For nuclear medicine these must include General Chemistry (CHEM 1151 or CHEM 1211 or equivalent) AND General Physics (PHYS 1111 or PHSC 1211 or equivalent) or physical environment with labs
      • For sonography these must include General Physics (PHYS 1111 or PHSC 1211 or equivalent) or physical environment with labs
    • Students who are admitted to the program are strongly encouraged to complete remaining CORE during the summer semester prior to the start of the program.  Failure to meet all core requirements prior to beginning the program may delay your graduation.
    • Special Options applicants must provide proof of ARRT or NMTCB certification.

Applicants not meeting the criteria stated above may apply and will be considered under special circumstances at a later date.

How to Apply to the Programs

  1. Apply online to Armstrong
  2. Apply online to a Radiologic Sciences program

Prior to January 15th, students must be ACCEPTED to the university and the department must receive the following items:

  •  Application to the Department
  • Unofficial copy of transcripts including grades from the last term attended
  •  A course schedule for the current term. If you are not currently enrolled in classes, please notify the department.
  •  TEAS-AH scores.  Note this exam was formerly referred to as the HOBET exam.  Student who have already taken the HOBET do NOT have to retake the test.

Students are encouraged to take the TEAS-AH exam as early as possible. Scores must be turned in to the Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences - Radiologic Science Programs by the application deadline of January 15th.

Contact the Office of Testing Services by phone at 912-344-2582, by email at test.aasu@armstrong.edu or visit MCC 206 to schedule your exam. On the day of your exam, you must arrive 15 minutes prior to testing time. A photo ID is required for admittance to the test (Student ID, driver's license, passport, state ID).

Applicants who are not in the Savannah area should contact Assessment Technologies Institute at 800-499-9092 (www.atialliedhealth.com) to set up an examination at a location near them.

A new class begins in August (Fall Semester) each year. Applications will be considered on a competitive basis and written notification of acceptance will begin March 1st (no one will be notified of acceptance by phone). Applications received after the submission deadline will be considered only if seats are available. The amount of completed course work, the number of science courses completed, TEAS scores, and GPA determine competitiveness. Additional points may be awarded for completion of selected course work in the major. Interviews may be required for qualified candidates. Please see your advisor for details.

Please note that prior conviction of a felony or misdemeanor may prevent you from sitting for the national certification examination. If you have been convicted of either a felony or misdemeanor, you must complete the pre-application review process as prescribed by the certification agency and provide the Department with verification of eligibility for the examination. See Radiologic Sciences Application for more information.

It is the student's responsibility to ensure that a current and correct address is on file with the Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences Radiologic Sciences Track. The Department assumes no responsibility for postal items once they leave the  Radiologic Sciences.

Armstrong State University is an affirmative action/equal opportunity education institution and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, race, age, religion, disability, or national origin in employment, admissions, or activities.