Radiologic Technology School Eligibility Requirements
- Students must be in good health and physical condition in order to be capable of performing the duties required of a radiographer (radiographer duties are outlined on page 7 of the Program Bulletin). Immunizations must be current.
- Applicants to the program must have attained the level, scope, and breadth of educational preparedness necessary to meet the demands of the rapidly evolving, highly technical, and diverse professional curriculum taught at UW Hospital and Clinics School of Radiologic Technology. (Educational requirements are outlined on pages 19-21).
- Priority consideration will be afforded to those applicants who have completed all prerequisite courses with an earned grade of "C" or higher in each course.
- Prerequisite course work must be complete (or in progress) by the application deadline with an earned grade of "C" (2.0) or higher for each prerequisite course.
- Applicants who are actively enrolled in and making satisfactory progress in a prerequisite course will be given consideration.
- Applications will be scored accordingly.
- Interviews are not guaranteed.
- Applicants who have outstanding prerequisite course work who are not actively enrolled in and/or are not making satisfactory progress in will be deemed ineligible for the current enrollment period.
- The applicant's overall GPA for pre-professional course work must be at least 2.5 on a 4.0 scale.
- Practical experience caring for the ill and injured is highly recommended as it prepares the student for clinical practice. Such experience can be obtained through CNA certification, employment, or volunteer activities conducted in nursing homes, hospitals, clinics, urgent care centers, trauma centers, or imaging centers.
- The admission process is highly competitive due to the limited number of student positions available.
- Only the most qualified candidates will be invited to proceed through each step of the selection process.
- Interviews are not guaranteed.
- Accepted candidates are required to become CPR certified through the American Heart Association's Health-Care Provider CPR course prior to admission into the program.
Applications that are complete and received by the deadline are reviewed, evaluated and given a number score. Applications are scored based on past academic performance, accomplishments, references, work-related experience and aptitude. Those applicants whose qualifications indicate the greatest potential for professional and personal development are selected for enrollment.
The Ideal Candidate for Admission
The ideal candidate will have completed two years of post-secondary, pre-professional education in radiologic technology as a BSRT candidate. Priority is given to those applicants who have completed all prerequisites prior to the application deadline with an earned grade of "C" or higher in each prerequisite course.
UW Hospital and Clinics School of Radiologic Technology holds formal affiliation agreements with UW-Milwaukee College of Health Sciences and Marian University of Fond du Lac to provide professional study to candidates working towards a Bachelor's of Science in Radiologic Technology (BSRT).
Admission to UW Hospital and Clinics School of Radiologic Technology is reserved for BSRT candidates from affiliated universities.
Advisors are available through UW-Milwaukee College Health Sciences and Marian University to assist interested potential applicants. Contact information is listed below.
College of Health Sciences
Marian University of Fond du Lac
45 S. National Ave.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935-44699
(920) 923–7650 or 1-800-2-MARIAN ext.7650