West Virginia University Hospitals
Radiologic Technology Education Programs

Radiography Program
Program Description:

The Radiography program at West Virginia University Hospitals is a 2-year (22 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 (Contact info listed below under Links) (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 affliation with Pierpont Community and Technical College in Fairmont ,WV for an Associates degree option and information can be obtained by selecting the following link: (Pierpont / WVUH Associates degree program)

The following Radiography program documents can be viewed by selecting the links below:

Requirements for Admission Consideration

(Please review the Admission policy under Policies & Documents)

Facilities:
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 7 CareStream DRX-1™ DR systems, 5 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 in the Physician's Office Center. Imaging equipment consist of 9 general radiographic units, 2 digital R/F units, 1 - 320 slice, 3-64 Slice and 1-32 Slice Toshiba Aquillon™ CT Scanners, and 3 Neuro, Vascular & Interventional Suites.

Enrollment:
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 based upon academic qualifications, personal interview, previous healthcare and/or work experience, and the individual's projected ability to make a significant contribution to the health care profession.

Tuition & Fees:
Tuition is $1,500 per semester ($6,000 for the 22 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.

Financial Aid:
The program is accredited by the USDE to participate in their Student Financial Assistance Programs to include Pell Grants and the Direct Loan program. Student financial aid eligibility is determined upon admission into the program. When applying for financial aid, students should use school code 012573 on the FAFSA. In addition, the Program is approved for Montgomery GI Bill benefits for eligible enrolled veterans.

As required by 34 CFR 668 (Student Assistance General Provisions), the following infomation is provided:

  1. Gainful Employment Disclosure Information.
  2. Net Pricing Calculator (Estimates the cost of attendance for a 1st year Radiography student)
  3. Financial Aid policy
  4. Overwards, Overpayments & Return of Title IV funds policy
  5. Financial Aid Verification policy


Policies & Documents
The following policies and documents are available on-line for prospective students and the general public. Select the title to view.


Program Faculty
Jay S. Morris MA, RT(R)(CV) - Program Director / Financial Aid Administrator
morrisj@wvuhealthcare.com (304) 598-4251
 
Ron G. Linn BA, RT(R) - Clinical Education Coordinator
linnr@wvuhealthcare (304) 598-4000 extension 73129
 
Lanny L. Maxwell BA, RT(R) - Clinical Education Coordinator
maxwelll@wvuhealthcare.com (304) 598-4000 extension 73140
 
Joy M. Mason BA, RT(R)(M)(QA) - Clinical Education Coordinator
masonj@wvuhealthcare.com (304) 598-4000 extension 72525

West Virginia University Hospitals
Radiologic Technology Education Programs
Box 8062
Morgantown, WV 26506

 

Assignment

Image Analysis Lab (Lower Extremity)

 

 

 

 

 


  • Submit the following documents:
    1. Completed Application & Reference forms
    2. Official ACT or SAT exams scores
      • Minimum required scores:
        • 19 or better ACT Composite (or 900 SAT equivalent in the Critical Reading + Math sections. The SAT Writing component is not required or included.)

          AND

        • 19 or better on the Mathematics portion of the ACT (or SAT equivalent), or a 36 or bettter on the COMPASS algebra test, or have successfully completed Math 0081-0086

          AND

        • 18 or better on the English portion of the ACT (or SAT equivalent) or a 71 or better on the COMPASS writing test, or have succcessfully completed ENGL 0097 or ENGL 0098
      • ACT/SAT Requirements may be waived for applicants possessing a baccalaureate degree.
      • ACT School Code - 4549 SAT School Code - 3863
    3. Official Grade transcripts from all previous academic experiences (High school and above)
  • Applicants must document or complete one of the following options:
  • Option #1: Document completion of an Associate’s degree (or higher) from an accredited post-secondary institution. The degree can be in any field or discipline. ( See FAQ's #6)


    OR


    Option #2: Enroll through Pierpont Community & Technical College while attending our program and complete an Associate’s degree upon graduation (Select for information on this option)

  • High School Diploma or equivalent with a minimum GPA of 2.0

Admission requirements are subject to change by the administration

Links:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

JRCERT
20 N. Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
312-704-5300
FAX: 312-304-5304
mail@jrcert.org

American Society of Radiologic Technologists - ASRT

American Registry of Radiologic Technologist - ARRT

West Virginia Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners

 

 

 

 

 
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