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Radiology Application Process

Application for Admission Procedure

Acceptance into the program is limited and competitive. To be considered, applicants must meet minimum requirements that include:

  1. A 2.5 overall GPA or higher
  2. A “C” in all courses required for the Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology.
  3. Completion of all of the prerequisite courses with a “C” or better prior to the start of the program. Students with higher grades in Anatomy and Physiology I and II, Medical Terminology, Math and English Composition classes with no repeated classes will be given preference for entry into the program.
  4. Completion of the TEAS Exam with an overall score of “proficient” or higher. 
  5. Personal interviews – Finalists who possess the above metrics will be interviewed. The applicant should exhibit poise, good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to use critical thinking skills in their responses to questions.  They should have formulated a realistic plan necessary to achieve success while enrolled in the program.  Interviewees must achieve a minimum score of “average” or above to enter the program.  Applicants are expected wear business casual clothing for the interview.

The deadline for application materials is January 31st of the year you the applicant want to enter the program.  If all slots are not filled, the deadline may be extended to the end of April.

Application Process

Submit Application for Admission form.

  1. Submit official high school and college transcripts (including MSSU transcript, if applicable) to the Radiology Department.
  2. Submit proof of a job shadowing experience in radiology. This will consist of observing a radiologic technologist and asking questions to help you understand the fundamental roles and responsibilities of the profession. You may observe at any hospital by calling the human resource office and scheduling your visit in advance. Professional dress attire is required during the observation experience. Applicants must print off the job shadow form and take it with them to the observation site. It must be signed by a radiologic technologist at the site who will indicate the time(s) and date(s) of your observation experience. During your shadowing experience, you will observe and ask questions that will allow you to answer the questions on the shadow form. Students should job shadow at least eight hours. The job shadow form and typed answers must be submitted as part of your application to the Radiology Department at MSSU as part of the application process.
  3. Take the entrance exam. The Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) is offered through the MSSU Testing Services office located in Webster Hall, Room 118,  It is the student's responsibility to self-schedule the TEAS prior to the January deadline. You may only sit for the TEAS one (1) time per application period. Tested areas are:  Science, Math, Reading Comprehension and English Composition. Preparation materials are available to purchase through  The cost (approximately $70.00, but may vary based on TEAS pricing). The fee is paid at the Bursar's Office (Hearnes Hall) in advance of the test date and you must present your receipt to Testing Services upon arrival to test.  
It is recommended that you call and confirm that all application materials have been received by the Director of the program prior to the January 31st deadline at (417-625-3118)