All Applicants

  1. Application deadline for ALL students is the last Friday of January preceding the Fall semester for which the student is applying.
  2. All applicants for the Radiologic Technology Program must be legally eligible for employment and licensure in the United States at time of application, and must be of “good moral character” as defined in the New York State Education Law as applicable to the profession of Radiologic Technology. Additionally, each candidate must equally meet all ethical requirements as stated by the American Registry Radiologic Technologist ( ARRT ).
  3.  All applicants must apply to the appropriate applicant category: 
  4. HIGH SCHOOL student requirements, 
  5. NEW student requirements, 
  6. NCC CHANGE OF PROGRAM requirements. 
    1. A minimum two-hour clinical observation in a General Radiology Facility is required. Documentation of the observation on letterhead from the facility must be submitted with the application. Observation from offices such as, Orthopedic, MRI, CAT, Ultrasound, Dental, etc., will not be considered.
    2. In addition, applicant must submit a maximum 250 word essay, describing your knowledge of the occupation, reason(s) for choosing the field, and a description of what you saw during your observation.
  1. The Radiologic Technology Program Admissions Committee will interview qualified applicants during the spring semester on an as needed basis.
  2. Students who are accepted into the Program must obtain and pass an approved criminal background check.  The cost of the authorized background check is the sole responsibility of the applicant, and cannot be reimbursed by the Program or College. 
  3. Students who are accepted into the Program must obtain medical clearance from their physicians, and approved by the NCC Health Service Center by August 1st prior to starting the program.  The cost of the medical tests and fees are the sole responsibility of the applicant, and cannot be reimbursed by the Program or College. 
  4. All applicants accepted for the Radiologic Technology Program are admitted to the day division of the fall semester. Radiologic Technology is not offered in the evening
  5. Applicants must take the TEAS test (Test of Essential Academic Skills) and have scores sent to the NCC Office of Admissions by the deadline date for submission of the Radiologic Technology application.

    Applicant must register for the TEAS at atitesting.com. NCC is a testing site for the TEAS test. The Radiologic Technology Program requires TEAS scores of 58.7% or higher in each subtest. The applicant is responsible for the cost of the examination. A practice book for the TEAS test is available for purchase on the ATI website, and in the NCC bookstore. NCC’s Office of Continuing Education/Lifelong Learning offers a prep-course for the TEAS examination. Contact the Office of Continuing Education for more information at 516 572.7472.

  6. Science courses completed more than ten years prior to submitting an application for admission to the NCC Radiologic Technology program will not be considered. Applicants will not be considered for admission to the Radiologic technology Program if they have attempted AHS 131 or AHS 132 more than twice (including grades below “C+” and grades of “W”), at NCC or elsewhere, in the 10 years preceding admission.

  7. If you were not offered a program seat, or were placed on the program’s waiting list and not offered a program seat, you are welcome to apply again during the next application period by submitting a new application with the required documentation. There is no limit to the number of times you may apply.

  8. If you were previously admitted to NCC Radiologic Technology Program and chose not to attend, you will have to re-apply and meet the current criteria for admission. Having been admitted in the past does not guarantee that you will be admitted again, as the applicant pool changes every semester.

Meeting all the published requirements does not guarantee an interview or acceptance

High School Applicants

An application for admission to the Radiologic Technology Program must be obtained from, and returned to, the Admissions Office. Call (516) 572-7345 or 7346

Required high school subjects:

  • One (1) year biology 
  • One (1) year chemistry or physics 
  • Two (2) years academic math (algebra and above) 
  • Minimum science and math grades: 80 

*Since applicants must apply by the fourth Friday in January, high school requirements must be met prior to the start of the senior year as the Admissions Committee only considers finished courses and grades.

New Applicants

An application for admission to the Radiologic Technology Program must be obtained from, and returned to, the Admissions Office. Call (516) 572-7345 or 7346 

  • English 101 - Composition I (3 credits) - "C+" or above 
  • Math elective (3 credits) - "C+" or above 
  • Biology, Chemistry or Physics (4 credits) - "C+" or above 
  • Applicants from other colleges/universities must have an average cumulative GPA of 2.85(C+) from all institutions. 
  • A “NEW” applicant is an individual coming from another institution, or a previous NCC student who attended another college after leaving NCC.  

NCC Change Of Program Applicants

An application requesting transfer from other programs of study at Nassau Community College into the Radiologic Technology Program can be obtained from the Allied Health Science Office, Room E-2225 starting on or around October 1st and MAILED back to the Allied Health Science Office.  Applications with a postmark after the deadline, (the fourth Friday in January) will not be considered. 

Academic Requirements: 

  • English 101 - Composition I - "C+" or above
  • Math elective (3 or 4 credits) - "C+" or above
  • AHS 131 - Anatomy & Physiology I - "C+" or above
  • Total minimum GPA: 2.85 (C+)
  • A “CHANGE OF PROGRAM” applicant is a student who currently attends NCC, or previously attended NCC and wishes to return but has not attended another college.

For more information, call 516.572.7345, or 516.572.9640, extension 2-6583.

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