Radiologic Technologist Articulation Agreement

This program is offered through an articulation agreement with Quinsigamond Community College.

Students may complete general education courses at MWCC though enrollment in the Allied Health Concentration Degree or Allied Health Certificate and apply for acceptance into the Radiologic Technologist program at Quinsigamond Community College (QCC). All radiologic technologist courses must be taken at QCC and students must meet the selective admission requirements of the QCC program.

The following courses may be taken at MWCC:

ENG101 English Composition I, ENG102 English Composition II, PSY105 Introduction to Psychology, MAT126 Topics in Math, SPC113 Speech, BIO199 Anatomy and Physiology I, BIO204 Anatomy and Physiology II; one of the of following social science electives-SOC103 Introduction to Sociology or PSY110 Human Growth and Development, and two of the following liberal arts electives- MAS209 Medical Legal Concepts, Practices, and Ethics, CIS127 Computer Technologies, CIS120 Microcomputer Applications, or PSY110 Human Growth and Development.

An essential member of the health care team, the radiologic technologist provides diagnostic services to patients in hospitals, clinics, private imaging centers, and medical offices. Graduates of this program are eligible to apply for the national certification through examination by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and licensing through the Massachusetts Department of Public Health, Radiation Control program. Credentialing by the ARRT certifies the graduate as a Registered Technologist in Radiography—R.T. (R). Licensing by the Massachusetts DPH is required to be employed as a radiographer.

QCC’s radiologic technologist program is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRC/ERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60606, 312-704-5300, email mail@jrcert.org.

For more information about Quinsigamond Community College courses, prerequisites, and the college itself, go to their website: www.qcc.edu. 

Application deadline: The application deadline is December 15th. Students applying after the deadline will be considered on a space available basis. This selective admissions program requires additional application components. For more information, contact the advising center at 978-630-9109.

Special requirements: QCC admission requirements for the Radiologic Technology program are as follows:

  • Must have a high school diploma or GED.
  • QPA of 3.0 or equivalent in high school or 3.0 in college with minimum of 10 credits or 550 Battery Average on GED.
  • Must take the college placement test to determine math and English levels if no college level courses were previously completed.
  • HOBET or TEAS V required.  Please visit the advising center for score specifics.
  • Math: minimum grade of B in MAT098, MAT099 (MWCC MAT126), or place into MAT092 level or above.
  • Biology: minimum grade of B in high school biology or B in BIO109, 199, or 204 at MWCC (recommended) or other college biology class.
  • English: minimum grade of B in ENG098 or place into ENG101.
  • Math and science courses must be taken within five years of application.
  • Required grade must be earned within two attempts of taking and completing the course.
  • Review of program website and career video.

*Four-hour clinical observation.
*Interview with program/clinical faculty.
*Offered to academically qualified applicants only.