Yes, to become credentialed as a radiographer graduates must take and pass a national registry examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). To maintain this credential registrants must submit 24 hours of continuing education to the ARRT every 24 months. For additional information please see www.arrt.org
Yes, in the state of Ohio and nearly every other state in the United States, individuals working with ionizing radiation in a healthcare setting must be licensed. In Ohio, as in most states, once graduates pass the ARRT Radiography Exam they submit that credential to the Ohio Department of Health, along with a fee, and their licenses will be issued.
Yes, though being an academically successful student is important for success in the radiography program, other traits that are difficult to measure are also important. Therefore, we welcome all students who meet the minimum selective admissions requirements and place all of those students on a waiting list. Students may have to wait anywhere from one to four semesters for a clinical assignment to begin the program.