- Applicants must be at least 18 years of age and be insufficient mental and physical health to meet the minimum clinical performance standards. The standards are listed in the Admission Packet.
- Students accepted into the Program must be able to pass a physician's physical examination, and drug screening, present evidence of Hepatitis vaccination, TB screening and must be current on all other immunizations before entering the clinical setting.
- Students must have at least twelve (12) hours of study at Southern University at Shreveport before admission to the clinical Program.
- Applicants must be willing to work with low levels of radiation exposure and sick and disabled patients.
- Applicants who have been arrested, charged with, convicted of, and pled guilty or nolo contender for any felony or misdemeanor other than minor traffic citations must seek clarification of eligibility to sit for the ARRT Registry Exam before enrollment in this course of study. The ARRT maintains standards of conduct, and a felony conviction may exclude an applicant. As mandated by the Program's clinical affiliates, all clinical students are subject to criminal background checks.
In addition, applicants must:
- Complete an application for admission to the Radiologic Technology program.
- Complete at least twenty four (24) hours of observation in Radiology.
- Submit an official transcript from all colleges/universities attended attached to the application.
- Submit a copy of ACT scores.
- Achieve a cumulative grade point average of at least 2.5.