The Radiography program at West Virginia University Hospitals is a 2-year (23 month) certificate program offering comprehensive clinical and didactic education in Radiologic Technology. The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (www.jrcert.org). Successful completion qualifies graduates as eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) certification exam in Radiography pending A.R.R.T review and approval. The program has an affiliation with Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont ,WV for an Associates degree option (see admission requirements) and information can be obtained by selecting the following link: (Pierpont / WVUH Associates degree program)
The Radiology Department at WVUH utilizes the latest in imaging technology to provide a wide variety of diagnostic capabilities. Image acquisition is 100% digital utilizing CareStream DRX-1™ DR systems, Toshiba RADREX™-i DR systems, Fuji™ Computerized Radiography systems and a GE™ Picture Archiving and Communication system for image display and archive. The main facility is located within Ruby Memorial Hospital with satellite imaging units located on the same campus in the Physician's Office Center. Additional clinical sites include the University Towne Centre outpatient clinic and the WVU Medicine Spine clinic. Imaging equipment consist of 9 general radiographic units, 3 digital R/F units, 2 - 320 slice, 2- 64 slice and 2- 80 slice Toshiba Aquillon™ CT Scanners, and 3 Neuro, Vascular & Interventional Suites.
Tuition & Fees
Tuition is $1,500 per semester ($6,000 for the 23 month program). Additional costs include books, uniforms, graduation fees, certification exam fees and conference registration & travel expense. Students are informed of required textbook and uniform purchases upon admission to the program. Upon acceptance into the program, students are assessed a non-refundable, $50 admission fee. All tuition and fees are subject to change without notice.
The program is accredited to enroll 15 students per year. The deadline for completed applications is February 1 of each year and the program begins during the first week of July each year. Student selection for enrollment is competitive and is based upon academic qualifications, a personal interview, previous health-care and/or work experience, and the individual's projected ability to make a significant contribution to the health care profession. For information regarding the admission process and requirements, please select the following links:ApplicationAdmissions Policy (Radiography)Essential Performance StandardsAll candidates who wish to be considered for admission should read and review the aforementioned Admission policy and Essential Performance Standards information carefully and contact program officials if you have any questions.
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