Southwestern Oklahoma State University

Radiologic Technology

Associate in Applied Science Degree Radiologic Technology (X-Ray)


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How to Apply

Application for Admission to Radiologic Technology Program

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  1. Students must meet eligibility requirements for admission and enrollment as determined by the sponsoring institution (university), including removal of all academic deficiencies, assessment testing, ACT testing, etc.
  2. Students must possess a high school diploma or the equivalent. Students may apply for waiver of this requirement by successful completion of a minimum of twelve (12) concurrent approved college hours with a cumulative GPA of 2.0 or better.
  3. For the application process to be complete, students are required to submit the following information to the Program Director, prior to the established deadline: A completed application, which includes the last six pages of this application packet. These six pages are the main application page, a completed clinical site visit form, a confidentiality statement, a medical history form, a physical examination form and an OSBI criminal history information request. ACT scores or comparable documentation is required. Information on assessment testing and/or scheduling is available through the Counselor on the Sayre campus.  All OFFICIAL transcripts, high school and/or college must be included.
  4. Effective Fall 2004, every student must have 2 MMR shots and 3 Hepatitis B shots on file in the Registrar’s office. The American College Association and Centers for Disease Control are requiring these records to be on file. If you don’t have records of these or have any questions, please contact the Registrar’s Office.
  5. Students alone are responsible for submission and receipt of all documentation (application, transcripts, CPT scores, ACT, etc.) Late documentation may NOT be accepted.  Incomplete applications will not be processed, and usually result in removal from consideration of the student for that year.
  6. Students are encouraged, BUT NOT REQUIRED to schedule a meeting with a member of the program faculty to answer questions and review application material completion and content.
  7. Selected students will be required to appear for a personal interview before the Program Admissions Committee. Students will be notified of the appropriate time/date/place. Students failing to appear for their scheduled interview will receive no score for their interview, which will remove them from consideration for that year’s admissions.
  8. Completed application packages must be received no later than the 3rd Friday in April for consideration of the next scheduled class. If there are insufficient qualified applicants by the deadline date, applications may be accepted and reviewed by program faculty, later than the deadline date, for consideration. Applicants will be notified as to their status. Incomplete applications will not be processed, and usually result in removal from consideration of the student for that year.
  9. A maximum of 30 students will be selected for appearance before the Admission Committee Interview Board. Selection of interviewees will be based upon cumulative point totals derived from submission of application materials, including GPA, ACT/SAT scores, Assessment Test Scores, removal of remedial requirements and completion of general education requirements.
  10. Any questions regarding the application procedure, submitted documents, etc. should be directed to the program director. 
  11. Upon acceptance into the program, students will be required to demonstrate compliance with specific psychomotor criteria to insure patient and operator safety. Students failing to demonstrate compliance prior to the beginning of professional courses may be removed from the program.
  12. Students who score below 19 on the ACT in English, Mathematics or Reading, will be required to enroll in a remedial course in that subject area; or take a Computerized Placement Test (CPT) for that subject area.
  13. If the score on the CPT is below 65 in Mathematics, 75 in English or 75 in Reading, remedial coursework will be required. All remediation must be completed before acceptance into the program can occur.
  14. Students who are currently on academic suspension or academic probation must have this taken care of and removed from their transcript before acceptance into the program can take place.
  15. All applicants will be required to submit a background check performed by certifiedbackground.com. This is a nationwide background search based on the information you provide to Certified Background. Here are the instructions for performing this.
    1. Ordering instructions:
    2. Go to www.certifiedbackground.com and click on “Students”.
    3. In the package code box, enter the package code: SD93bg
    4. Enter your payment information – Visa, MasterCard, or Money Order. Follow the online instructions to complete your order. The cost of this background check is $37.00.
    5. You will not be required to submit immunization records or receive a possible drug test until after acceptance into the program.