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. 
  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. 
  7. 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.
  8. The Radiologic Technology Program Admissions Committee will interview qualified applicants during the spring semester on an as needed basis.
  9. 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. 
  10. 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. 
  11. 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 

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.