Prerequisites and Other Requirements

Radiography Program Prerequisite Courses

Students applying to the Hurley Radiography Program must achieve a minimum grade of 2.5 in each prerequisite course, as well as an overall GPA of 2.75 or higher in prerequisite courses. The following college-level courses must be completed before applying to the Radiography program or must be completed in winter semester during the application process:

  • Anatomy & Physiology, 8 credits total (4 each semester) - 2 semesters
  • Medical Terminology, 1 credit - 1 semester
  • Chemistry, 3 credits – 1 semester
  • Physics or Physical Science, 3 credits – 1 semester
  • College Level Algebra, 4 credits - 1 semester
  • English 101, 3 credits - 1 semester
  • Eligible courses must be completed within a ten year period in order to qualify as a pre-requisite

In addition, all applicants must either:

  • Hold an Associate’s degree from any accredited college and may complete their prerequisites at any accredited college

  • Have completed the Mott Community College Degree Track for Radiologic Technology before application to the program. For questions concerning prerequisites please contact Hurley’s Radiology School office at (810) 262-6145.

This is required for eligibility to take the ARRT Board Examination for Radiography.

To view the requirements for Mott Community College’s Degree Track, click here.

Other Program Requirements

  • Completion of an informational meeting at Hurley Medical Center Radiology (please call school to schedule)
  • High School Diploma or Graduate Equivalency Diploma
  • Satisfactory personal interview with members of the Admissions Committee
  • Successful completion of health screening conducted at Hurley Medical Center
  • Background check
  • Successful completion of Drug Testing
  • All incoming students must have a current BCLS card
  • Completion of a minimum of eight hours  mandatory job shadowing in Hurley’s Radiology Department

Student Hours

Classroom and Clinical Attendance is mandatory. It is the student’s responsibility to schedule make up hours due to unexcused absences.

Holiday Leave

  • Students will not be scheduled for any clinical or didactic rotation on major holidays. Such holidays include: New Year’s, Memorial Day, July 4th, Labor Day, Thanksgiving and Christmas. Non-major holidays include: March 25 & 28, May 27 and July 1
  • Winter break will be scheduled by the school and will occur between 12/22/15 -1/4/16 Students return on 1/5/16
  • First year students will be granted two weeks’ vacation; between the first and second year. Vacation time is scheduled 5/31/16 – 6/12/16. Students return on 6/15/16.