Program Admission Requirement
We select 12 students each year after the June 1st application deadline to begin their studies in the Fall semester. Our student capacity is based on the availability of space at associated clinical affiliates. Since more students apply each year than can be accepted into the program the following objective student selection process is utilized:
Your job is to collect the following information in the assembly of an application packet with tabs attached to all documentation in the exact order given below. Please submit the assembled application packet in person or via snail-mail to the Program Director before the application deadline of June 1st. You are strongly advised to meet with the Program Director or Clinical Coordinator in April or May for assurances that you have created an acceptable application packet and for clarification of any concerns you may have about the competitive program admission process. Failure to construct an application packet according to the guidelines below may result in a loss of points.
Your application packet should be assembled in a simple binder (of your choice) containing the following materials in the following order and "easily" accessible via tabs:
1. Letter of Intent. Please explain on one page in an officially formatted letter
why you want to become an RT and attend the CSI RT Program.
Address your "Letter of Intent" to the Program Director.
2. One page resume.
3. Radiologic Technology Program Application Form.
4. Point Check List & Calculation Form. (Show clear and concise
calculation of all the points you are claiming on this form followed by
subsequent documentation. Make sure you highlight with a marker all
courses on your transcripts that you are claiming points for on this
form and letters of reference and health care work experience.)
5. High School or GED Transcripts (Highlight GPA and verification of
diploma awarded. If you have a GED, you'll receive a 2.0 GPA).
6. Associate Degree Transcripts (highlight GPA and verification of degree
awarded -- if any).
7. Baccalaureate Degree Transcripts (Highlight GPA and verification of
degree awarded - if any) .
8. Current CNA or EMT-B credential (or other health care profession
credential like LPN, RN, OT, PT, etc.). NOTE: All students are required to
either be currently credentialed as a Certificated Nursing Assistant (CNA)
or Emergency Medical Technician - Basic (EMT-B) -- prior to enrollment
into RADT Clinical Education I. Certification or licensure in a health-related
field such as MEDICAL ASSISTANT, LPN, RN, SURG TECH, DENTAL
ASSISTANT, DENTAL HYGIENE, etc. may substitute for the CNA
or EMT-B requirement.
9. Veteran of US Armed Forces (include a copy of your DD-214).
10. Documented Health Care Experience (A letter from a former employer
indicating start and end times. Only experience beyond one year qualifies.)
11. Two Letters of Reference (Please do not use family or friends.)
12. Non Acceptance Letter (if you appled last year and were not selected).
To win one of 24 interview spots, you must have the highest point value possible. Please download a copy of the current co-requisite and other point calculation form here: Point Check List & Calculation Form This form is "self advising." Please take notice off the courses you must take and "other" options that are available for you to increase your over-all point value.
3. CSI Radiologic Technology Technical Training Standards
All students officially accepted into the CSI Radiologic Technology Program must meet the following Technical Training Standards.
If you are one of the 24 top point-getters, then you'll be invited for an interview around the second week in June. Please treat this like a serious job interview. You will be interviewed by professionals in the field of radiologic technology.
All students officially selected into the program are required to provide proof of: (1) Health insurance, (2) Physical health exam, (3) CPR - Health Care Provider, (4) background check*, (5) immunizations, (6) TB test, (7) drug screen.
* Note: (1) Before the start of the first week of classes in the fall semester, all officially accepted freshmen students into the CSI Radiologic Technology program must have completed an official background check at Certified Background. Please contact Tamara Janak, MTD, RT (R) (M) to obtain the correct CSI Rad Tech Program codes. (2) If you are concerned about meeting the credentialing requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) due to possible prior ethical violations involving felonies or misdemeanors that would otherwise need to be reported on your ARRT Application for Certification and Registration when you complete the CSI Radiologic Technology Program, then you may want to complete the ARRT's Ethical Review and Pre-Application Packet.