Contact(s): Tiffany Barbee
The Radiography curriculum prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled healthcare
professional who uses radiation to produce images of the human body.
Coursework includes clinical rotations to area healthcare facilities, radiographic
exposure, image processing, radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care
and management, radiation protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology, and
Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to apply to take the American Registry
of Radiologic Technologists’ national examination for certification and registration
as medical radiographers. Graduates may be employed in hospitals, clinics, physicians’
offices, medical laboratories, government agencies, and industry.
Upon completion of this program, students will be able to:
Stanly Community College is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern
Association of Colleges and Schools to award associate degrees. The Radiography Program
is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
In 2018, the program was awarded accreditation by the JRCERT for a period of 8 years,
and the program remains in good standing.
JRCERT standards for accreditation of radiography programs are located on the JRCERT
website at http://www.JRCERT.org. If a student feels the Radiography Program at Stanly Community College is not in
compliance with the standards set forth by the JRCERT, the student has the right to
pursue allegations of non-compliance. The student should first report the allegations
to the appropriate college personnel. If the allegations are not resolved, the student
may follow the appropriate procedures for reporting non-compliance to the JRCERT.
This procedure is located on the JRCERT website at http://www.JRCERT.org.
The Radiography AGE Pathway offers students a place to begin their journey toward
a career in Radiography. The AGE pathway gives students the opportunity to complete
all of the general education courses required in the Radiography program. After completion
of these courses, students who choose to continue in to the degree program will be
able to focus on Radiography specific courses.
For more information, please contact: Melanie Alexander
Please see the AGE Elective list for courses.
*Please see the Suggested Humanities and Social/Behavioral Science Elective List for
AAS Majors webpage.
Mission Statement & Goals
Radiography Program Effectiveness
Health Sciences Student Handbook
Radiography Student Handbook
JRCERT Accreditation Standards
Continuing Education Opportunities:
Computed Tomography (CT)
Magnetic Resonance (MRI)
Stanly Community College
RADIOGRAPHY – Associate in Applied Science
The Radiology curriculum
prepares the graduate to be a radiographer, a skilled health care professional who
uses radiation, to produce images of the human body. Course work includes clinical
rotations to area health care facilities, radiographic exposure, image processing,
radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation
protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology, and radiobiology. Graduates
of this accredited program are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of
Radiologic Technologists' national examination for certification and registration
as medical radiographers. Graduates may be employed in hospitals, clinics, physicians'
offices, medical laboratories, government agencies, and industry.
Applications are open from February 16th through February 15th each year. Applicants seeking admission into the Radiography program must complete
steps 1 and 4 in entirety by February 15th, 2025, to be considered for acceptance for Fall semester 2025.
Print this admission procedure for your records to track completion of all steps.
Step 1: Complete application. __________ (date completed)
Step 2: Submit transcripts. __________ (date completed)
Step 3: Complete one course of high school or an approved college-level Algebra, Biology,
and Chemistry with a grade of “C” or higher. __________ (date completed)
Step 4: Prove college readiness. __________ (date completed)
*Requirements 1 and 4 must be completed no later than February 15, 2025, to be considered for acceptance
into the RAD program fall entry 2025. Once requirements 1 & 4 are complete, continue
to Step 5 – TEAS Testing.
Step 5: TEAS Testing __________ (date completed and score)
Step 6: Maintain GPA (ongoing). This requirement will be checked by Admissions before
acceptance into the program and in August before entering the program. Applicants
do not have to submit anything to the Admissions Office.
After conditional acceptance is granted by the admissions office, applicants must
provide successful completion of the following:
The Radiography program admits a maximum of 20 students each fall semester. Applicants
seeking admission to the Radiography program will be ranked based on TEAS scores and
admitted based on rank order. Those applicants who are not admitted will be assigned
a number on an alternate list. Applicants accepted for admission must complete all
admission requirements by the date specified in their acceptance letter. Applicants
who fail to complete all admission requirements by the deadline specified in their
acceptance letter are subject to be removed from the acceptance list and replaced
by applicants on the alternate list.
Applicants on the alternate list are ranked and are notified of their position. As
vacancies arise on the acceptance list, applicants on the alternate list are contacted
in rank order and offered acceptance to the program. Applicants on the alternate list
who are not offered acceptance to the Radiography program for the year in which they
have applied to enter will NOT be carried over to an alternate list the following
year. Instead, the alternate list on which their name appeared will be dissolved and
each applicant must submit another application if they wish to be considered for admission
in a subsequent year.
BACKGROUND CHECKS/DRUG SCREENINGS
Applicants accepted for admission to health services programs at Stanly Community
College are required to complete a criminal background check and drug screening after
notification of acceptance and prior to participation in on-site clinical training.
Based on the results of the checks, hospitals, or clinical affiliates where the student
will participate in on-site training may deny access to their facility, resulting
in the student’s inability to complete the clinical portion of training. Students unable to complete the clinical portion of his or her training will be unable
to progress in the program. Students are responsible for paying all costs associated with this requirement. Background
checks and drug screenings will be conducted by a third party and coordinated by SCC’s
Applicants to the Radiography program are advised to familiarize themselves with all
admission requirements for this program of study. If an applicant has any questions
regarding these requirements, he or she is encouraged to contact the Admissions office
Notice of Nondiscrimination
Stanly Community College is an equal opportunity educational institution and employer.
The College does not practice or condone discrimination in any form against students,
employees, or applicants on the grounds of race, color, national origin, religion,
gender, age, or disability consistent with the Assurance of Compliance with Title
VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Executive Order 11246, Title IX of the
Education Amendments of 1972, the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, and the Americans With
Disabilities Act of 1992.
Full policy can be accessed at https://www.stanly.edu/college-information/notice-nondiscrimination
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