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Radiologic Sciences Program

Radiologic Sciences Program

The Brookhaven College Radiologic Sciences Program is a two-year, 60-credit-hour curriculum leading to the Associate of Applied Science Degree. Brookhaven College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools, and the full accreditation statement is available here.


The Brookhaven College Radiologic Science Program has been awarded accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606 Phone: 312-704-5300 Website: www.jrcert.org). The program must meet the requirements outlined in the "Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Sciences." A graduate of the program will be eligible to take the national registry examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, ARRT. If successful on the Registry Exam, the graduate is eligible to be licensed by the Texas Department of Health as a Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist.

Acceptance to the Radiologic Sciences Program is via a competitive selection process based on a point system outlined in section G. This information packet details the procedure for program application. By submitting complete application materials, potential applicants are expected to be familiar with the application requirements and process. A class will be admitted every Summer (June) semester. 

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Notice: The online orientation video for the Summer 2018 Radiologic Sciences Program Application is now available. You MUST watch the orientation video to be eligible to submit a program application during the Spring 2018 semester. Upon completion of the video, you will be asked to complete a form that will allow you to be enrolled in the Radiologic Science Applicant Community. You must be a member of the applicant community to access the program application.

Program Mission

The mission of the Brookhaven College Radiologic Sciences Program is to prepare students both academically and technically in the foundational principles of Radiologic Sciences. After completion of the program, the student will be able to competently, ethically and safely perform radiographic procedures and respond to the needs of their patients while assuming a vital role in the patient's health care team.

Program Data

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) collects data concerning completion rates, credentialing examination pass rates and job placement rates for accredited programs across the country.

Program Goals and Outcomes

The goals of the Brookhaven College Radiologic Sciences Program are: 

Goal 1: Students will competently and safely perform entry-level radiographic procedures.

 
  • Students will properly position patients for standard radiographic procedures.
  • Students will demonstrate safe radiation safety practices.
  • Students will set technical factors to produce diagnostic quality radiographic images.
 

Goal 2: Students will demonstrate problem-solving and critical-thinking skills.

 
  • Students will critique radiographic images.
  • Students will adapt standard radiographic practices to varying clinical situations.
 

Goal 3: Students will demonstrate proper communication skills.

 
  • Students will explain radiographic procedures.
  • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.
  • Students will obtain an accurate patient history.
 

Goal 4: Students will demonstrate the importance of professional development and growth.

 
  • Students will demonstrate professional behavior.
  • Students will articulate the importance of membership in a professional organization.
 

Program Effectiveness Goal: The program will fulfill its mission by providing the community with qualified radiographers.

 
  • Graduates will pass the ARRT certification exam
  • Graduates will be employed within the community of interest.
  • Students will complete the program within three years of initial acceptance.
  • Employers will be satisfied with program graduates.
  • Graduates will be satisfied with the quality of education received.