The Radiologic Technology program provides students the opportunity to learn the art and science of medical imaging. Education is provided through didactic, laboratory and clinical experiences.
The Radiologic Technology Program was established in 1993. The program prepares graduates to perform radiologic procedures as entry level radiologic technology practitioners. The radiologic technologist assists radiologists and other physicians in imaging parts of the body through the use of ionizing radiation and other forms of energy, specialized radiographic equipment and manipulating patient positions.
The mission of the Radiologic Technology program at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is to educate and form entry level Radiologic Technologists in a faith based academic community. Students are educated to become competent and compassionate technologists who serve their patients, profession and the community.
|The goals for the Radiologic Technology Program are as follows:||The student learning outcomes for the Radiologic Technology Program are as follows:|
|1. Students will demonstrate the skills to competently and safely perform radiographic procedures.|
1. Students will apply radiation protection principles in radiographic examinations.
2. Students will competently perform positioning for radiographic examinations.3. Students will competently manipulate radiographic equipment.
2. Students will demonstrate the use of effective communication skills.
4. Students will utilize written communication skills.5. Students will provide age appropriate, oral communication.
|3. Students will apply critical thinking skills.|
6. Students will accurately adjust procedural factors for various examinations.7. Students will evaluate radiographic images for optimum quality.
|4. Students will model professionalism while promoting Franciscan values of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.|
8. Students will demonstrate affective behaviors.9. Students will compare ethical and unethical values.
Applications for the Associate of Science Degree in the Radiologic Technology Program are due on or before March 15th for the class beginning in August. A class of up to 28 may be accepted.
Application Deadline: March 15th for class beginning in August
To be considered for admission to the Radiologic Technology Program, all applicants must complete the application process by March 15th and meet the minimum admissions criteria listed below. Admission to the program is a selective process and meeting the minimum requirements does not ensure admission to the program. Applicants who are not selected must re-apply the following year.
Applicants should be aware that admitted students are required to participate in certain clinical rotations that occur in the evenings.
The following documentation is due by March 15th to the Admissions Office:
Completed applications will be reviewed during the month of May. The selection committee may request an interview before final decisions are made. Applicants will be notified of their program admission status by mid-June. Accepted candidates will attend a mandatory Pre-Enrollment session in June and classes will begin in August.
Students who exclusively take all prerequisite courses toward one of the health professions’ programs at Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University, who have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher on all prerequisite coursework, and who meet the minimum admissions requirements are guaranteed admission to the declared program. Please contact the Program Director for more information: Nicole.St.Germain@franu.edu Office Phone- (M-F) 225-214-1952
The Associate of Science Degree in Radiologic Technology consists of 77 total credit hours of which 24 hours are arts and science courses and 53 hours are Radiologic Technology courses. Upon enrollment, the program is designed to be completed in five semesters, in which the student enrolls full-time.
See the undergraduate Tuition & Fee Schedule.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University has financial aid counselors available to assist students with the financial aid process. All students are encouraged to complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form available at www.fafsa.ed.gov. See Financial Aid for more details.
See Transfer Equivalencies regarding transferability of courses taken at other regionally accredited colleges and universities. A final grade of C or better must be earned in courses to be transferred. Credit earned through correspondence courses will not be accepted for transfer. Further information regarding transfer of credit can be obtained at the Office of Admissions. Credit for university level achievement may be awarded through the CLEP and/or ACT examination. Individuals with prior education in a Radiologic Technology program may contact the University for information concerning policies for admission with advanced standing and transferring course work from another institution.
Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate, baccalaureate, masters, and doctorate degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Franciscan Missionaries of Our Lady University.
The Radiologic Technology Associate of Science Degree Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182) (312-704-5300, website: www.jrcert.org, email: firstname.lastname@example.org) and holds full approval from the Louisiana State Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners.
Completion Rate – Graduating Cohort 2018
The following is a measurement of the number of students that began the program divided by the number of students that actually completed the program. The program's completion rate for the cohort graduating in 2018 was 82%. Eighteen of the 22 students admitted successfully completed the program.
Credentialing Examination Pass Rate - 2014 through 2018
The following represents the number of students that pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination on the first attempt within six months of graduation from the program. The program's credentialing examination pass rate is stated as an average from the years 2014 through 2018 is 89%. The total number of students attempting the certification was 102 with 91 successfully passing within this five year span.
Job Placement Rate - 2014 through 2018
following represents the number of students that gain employment in the
radiologic sciences within twelve months of graduation versus the number that
graduate and are actively seeking employment. The program's job placement
rate as an average from the years 2014 through 2018 is 100%. Within the five
year span, 102 of the 102 graduating students that attempted to gain employment
|WRIT 1311 - College Writing II||3|
|BIOL 2311 - Human Anatomy and Physiology II||3|
|THEO 1310 - Introduction to Theology||3|
|RADT 1710 - Introduction to Radiography - Introduction to Radiography||1|
|BIOL 1110 - Introduction to Medical Terminology||1|
|Semester Credit Hours||11|
|RADT 1711 - Patient Care - Patient Care||3|
|RADT 1720 - Image Production 1||3|
|RADT 1740 - Radiographic Practicum and Procedures I - Radiographic Practicum and Procedures I||2|
|RADT 1750 - Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures I||3|
|RADT 1750L - Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures Lab I||1|
|Semester Credit Hours||12|
|RADT 1725 - Image Production II - Image Production II||3|
|RADT 1741 - Radiographic Practicum II - Radiographic Practicum II||5|
|RADT 1751 - Radiographic Anatomy and Procedures II||3|
|Semester Credit Hours||11|
|RADT 1742 - Radiographic Practicum III - Radiographic Practicum III||3|
|RADT 1752 - Radiographic Anatomy & Procedures III||2|
|Semester Credit Hours||5|
|RADT 2720 - Advanced Radiographic Procedures - Advanced Radiographic Imaging||3|
|RADT 2721SL - Radiation Protection and Radiobiology||3|
|RADT 2740 - Radiographic Practicum IV - Radiographic Practicum IV||6|
|Semester Credit Hours||12|
|RADT 2725 - Radiographic Pathology - Radiographic Pathology||2|
|RADT 2730 - Senior Seminar - Senior Seminar||3|
|RADT 2741 - Radiographic Practicum V - Radiographic Practicum V||7|
|Semester Credit Hours||12|
Total Credit Hours for the AS degree in Radiologic Technology = 77 credit hours