Admissions

Admission Requirements

The Post-Primary CT Certificate Program admits students twice a year - in May for part-time track only, or in August for full-time track only. This Professional Certificate Program is mapped out from admission to graduation and leads to a Certificate in Computed Tomography.

Submit the Following by July 5:

  • Completed Admission Application
  • Completed Core Performance Standards for Admission and Progression
  • Nonrefundable application fee
  • Official transcripts from ALL colleges previously attended to receive your Associate of Science degree (or equivalent) AND Professional Radiologic Science Program Certificate/degree (if different), and those courses “in progress” for completing prerequisite requirements. A minimum GPA of 2.5 in a Radiography program and grades of “C” or better are required to continue with the application to this Post-Primary Professional Program.
  • Two Performance Appraisals – must be completed by a recent employer or instructors
  • Proof of current LSRTBE (Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners) License, current ARRT in Radiography, and current CPR (Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation) BLS (Basic Life Support) certification. All must be in good standing and will be verified with the credentialing organizations. Any additional Imaging Science or healthcare certifications, licenses, or accolades are beneficial but not required.
  • Letters of community service, volunteer/work history in the medical field, or letters of support or recommendation for Post-Primary Education continuance or history of academic performance if desired.
  • Letter of intent to complete the necessary clinical component and request for times and which portion of the semester would work best for you. (Because our clinical shifts will vary to ensure all students are able to complete necessary scans, please indicate the plan that is best for your schedule to complete these course requirements.)

The School of Radiologic Technology Admissions and Selections Committee determines selection. Selection is based on the review and verification of the completed information required to be submitted. Preference is given to previous BRG professional program graduates, but this is NOT guaranteed, especially if the Admissions Committee feels that the candidate is not adequately prepared or suited for this program.

Acceptance

Applicants who are accepted into the program will be notified by email and will have an identified time frame to accept the position in the class. Upon admission, the following requirements must be completed:

  • Nonrefundable administrative processing fee of $50 by the deadline stated in the letter of acceptance.
  • Submit to a background check ($36 paid at time of order) prior to attending.
  • Submit an acceptable health and immunization records prior to given deadline (Evidence of TB testing and current immunization status, including hepatitis B and various titers.)
  • Submit to drug testing upon admission and at any time while enrolled in the School of Radiologic Technology as determined by the proper authorities. Students will be notified where and when to arrive for their initial admission drug screen performed by BR General Employee Health.

Once the above is completed satisfactorily by the deadline, each student will be required to complete any additional admission paperwork or testing necessary to proceed to classroom and clinical environments. Details of these will be given by the Program Director or Registrar at the time of admissions.

Unsatisfactory or unsuccessful completion of any of the items listed above, as required by the SORT, along with any contingencies given, will result in acceptance being revoked. Also, any in progress coursework not completed by July 30 or with a grade lower than a C, or drop in GPA below 2.5 will also result in acceptance being revoked.

The Baton Rouge General School of Radiologic Technology reserves the right to change entrance requirements, curriculum, educational policies, performance standards (competencies), graduation requirements, tuition, fees, and any and all policies, in the best interest of the school. Contact the School of Radiologic Technology each year and visit our website to be sure you are meeting requirements. The contents contained in this document are neither a contract nor an offer to contract.

The Baton Rouge General School of Radiologic Technology assures equal opportunity for all qualified persons without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, disability, marital status, or veteran status in the admission to or participation in its programs and activities.

The Baton Rouge General School of Radiologic Technology adheres to requirements of the Americans with Disabilities Act. Any student requiring special accommodations to complete the program must submit documentation of the accommodations and follow school policy for consideration of accommodations. Not all accommodations can be made for working in a hospital setting due to the nature of occupation and job requirements, but the SORT will do everything possible to accommodate students when it is reasonable and possible.