All students interested in radiography, radiation therapy and sonography who will have attained a junior rank or above prior to Autumn semester 2019  should submit all application materials (including 8 hours of clinical observations specific to the program to which you are applying) no later than January 31st for consideration of an Autumn semester 2019 - admission.

All students interested in the AS to BS Degree Completion program should submit all application materials no later than January 31st for consideration for Summer 2020 admission. Radiologic Science professionals who already hold a certificate or associate degree and are certified by the ARRT, NMTCB, or ARDMS are eligible to apply to the Degree Completion program. Applicants are required to meet all Application Criteria and follow the Application Procedures.

Applications into the Radiologic Sciences and Therapy program are accepted online from September 3, 2019  through January 31,2020  for consideration of an Autumn 2020  professional admission.

Admission Criteria

Admission Criteria

Admission to the Radiologic Sciences and Therapy Division is selective, so completion of all admission criteria does not guarantee admission. There are frequently more qualified applicants than positions. Class enrollment size is variable and is determined by available clinical space projections. 

Radiography, Radiation Therapy & Sonography Criteria

Admission to the Radiologic Sciences and Therapy Division in Radiography, Radiation Therapy and Sonography is based on the following criteria: 
  • Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA in science courses 
  • Understanding of the profession
  • Oral and/or written communication
  • Experience in the radiologic sciences involving direct patient contact in radiography, radiation therapy or sonography.
    • Required by January 31 of the application year.
    • Students applying for admission consideration must complete eight hours of documented patient contact experience. Observation must occur in the modality that is being applied for: radiography, radiation therapy or sonography. Radiography is specific to fluoroscopy and radiography (emergency department and operating department) observations ONLY. Observation hours in CT, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Interventional radiology, veterinary medicine or dentistry will not be credited toward the required 8 hours of any modality.
    • **Students who wish to apply to multiple programs are required to observe 8 hours in EACH modality selected**
    • Documentation of experience hours must be completed by the applicant and supervisor(s) using this form, Documentation of Applicant's Observation Hours. This document requires the current Adobe Reader. The completed form will be uploaded into the online application at the time of submission. Do not send this document to the Graduate & Professional Admissions Office.
  • You may schedule observation hours by contacting the Volunteer Services department of the hospital or clinic of your choice (except dental or veterinary). This may be done at a medical facility outside of the city or state.
  • For observation opportunities in imaging departments at The OSU Wexner Medical Center affiliated sites, OSUMC - Hospital Volunteer Services can assist you with the process. Please note, this program is ONLY for individuals who have imminent plans to apply to a Health and Rehabilitation Sciences program that requires observation hours. This program is not intended to provide shadowing experiences or to be considered volunteer service.
  • For observation opportunities in imaging departments at OhioHealth affiliated sites, see Contact Information.
  • For observation opportunities in imaging departments at Nationwide Children's Hospital, click here.

Application Procedures

Application Procedures

Application Deadline is January 31st, 2019

All students interested in radiography, sonography, and radiation therapy should submit all application materials (including 8 hours of clinical observations specific to the program to which you are applying) no later than January 31st for consideration of an Autumn semester 2019 admission.

All students interested in the AS to BS Degree Completion program should submit all application materials no later than January 31st for consideration of an autumn semester 2019 admission. Radiologic Science professionals who already hold a certificate or associate degree and are certified by the ARRT, NMTCB, or ARDMS are eligible to apply to the Degree Completion program.

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