Admission to the Program

The Radiologic Sciences Program will accept approximately 30 students for each class. Brookhaven College reserves the right to adjust the number selected. Download the Radiologic Sciences Program information and admissions packet for detailed admissions criteria and application forms.

Application to the Radiologic Sciences Program requires completion of the following steps.

  • Application and admission to a Dallas County Community College District, DCCCD, college.
  • Complete the online Radiologic Sciences Program information session. The information session will be posted by January at the latest for each application period.
  • Completion of the five program prerequisite courses with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher on those specific courses. You must have received a grade of "B" or higher in the SCIT 1407 or BIOL 2401 course.
  • Score a cumulative 75 or above on the HESI entrance exam.
  • Submission of a complete application packet to the Radiologic Science Office during a designated filing period.
  • Physical requirements for a career in Radiologic Sciences include the ability to lift and move patients and equipment, move quickly during an emergency and be able to stand for long periods of time. For more details on physical requirements, see page 11 of the information packet.

Competitive Selection

Acceptance to the Radiologic Sciences Program is through a competitive selection process based on a point system outlined in Section G of the information packet. Potential applicants are required to view the Online Information Session which outlines the program, requirements, application procedures, and acceptance policies.

Immunization Information

The Texas Department of State Health Services requires that all students enrolled in health professions programs that are exposed to blood and body fluid must have completed the Hepatitis B series prior to direct patient care. The series includes three injections.

Students enrolling in EMT-B, EMT-P, nursing and radiologic sciences programs must have a completed the immunization series before they begin clinical rotations. Students without proof of completed immunizations will not be allowed to continue in the program. No exceptions. 

Other required proof of completed immunizations and test include:
Tetanus and Diptheria, Measles/Mumps/Rubella, Varicella and a Tuberculosis test within the last 12 months. If the TB test was positive, then results from a current annual chest x-ray will need to be provided. 

Hospitals/clinical facilities have the right to refuse students who have asked for exemptions from immunizations for personal or religious reasons. These cases will be handled individually.

Note Regarding Clinicals

Clinical opportunities are not available for any student who cannot obtain a U.S. Social Security number. Upon acceptance to Brookhaven College's health programs in Emergency Medical Services, Nursing and Radiologic Sciences, students are required to obtain a social security number.

International students are advised to contact the Brookhaven College Multicultural Center office, Room S136, bhcMulticulturalCenter@dcccd.edu, 972-860-4192, concerning this requirement.

Transfer Information

Students enrolling in the degree program who plan to transfer to a four-year institution should consult an advisor regarding transfer requirements and the transferability of these courses to the four-year institution of their choice.
Advising: 972-860-4830

Continuing Education

Life support classes offered: ACLS, PALS, BCLS, PEPP and PHTLS. Call for class times 972-860-7879.​