Rad Tech

Program Overview

The two-year program in radiologic technology (rad tech) affords the individual knowledge and ability in the performance of medical imaging procedures. Students participate in structured clinical settings involving direct patient contact, which encompasses varied imaging modalities. Bluefield State’s rad tech program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Real World Success
Melissa Smith
Imaging Science

“I take so much from what B-State faculty modeled for me…”

Eligibility Requirements

  • Meet general admission requirements.
  • Complete the ATI TEAS Admission test with a proficient or higher overall score. Completion of ATI TEAS does not meet all requirements for admission to the program. ATI TEAS can be taken September 1 – January 31 each year. ATI TEAS can be taken twice. Score on the ATI TEAS are valid for two academic years.
  • Eligibility to enter MATH 101 or MATH 109 by the fall semester of the entrance year into the program. It is strongly recommended that students who have already taken BIOL 210/BIOL 211L and MATH 101 or MATH 109 have taken these courses within five (5) years of admission into the program.
  • Completion of Health 100, with a “C” or better, prior to admission is strongly recommended.
  • An overall high school grade point average of 2.5 or better on a 4.0 scale, or an average standard score of 45, or better.
  • Have completed with a “C,” or better in one unit of high school math and one unit of high school biology. (An ACT score of 19 in mathematics will substitute for the algebra course).
    Be enrolled at Bluefield State University or another accredited institution of higher learning prior to application and have completed a minimum of 12 credit hours, ** achieving a 2.5 or better grade point average. A “C” grade or better is required in each of the following: one mathematics course and one biology course. (Copies of high school transcripts of any prior college work, and ACT/SAT scores are recommended). **Developmental education courses will not be considered.
  • Students exceeding these academic standards and course requirements will be given first priority.

What You Need to Graduate

  • Completed general studies curriculum
  • 28 credits in RADT courses
  • Aggregate 2.0 GPA in all courses