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Radiography

Radiography is the medical profession that uses x-rays to make images of the structures of the body.

DUE TO THE CURRENT PANDEMIC OUTBREAK, THIS PROGRAM MAY NOT BE DELIVERED EXACTLY AS DESCRIBED OR IN THE TIME FRAME INDICATED.

The Radiography program is a two-year degree program that prepares students for an occupation in the professional field of medical radiography (x-ray technology). Related imaging modalities include computed tomography, angiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and mammography. Radiography is a specialty within the field of Radiologic Technology, along with diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine, and radiation therapy.

For more information on the radiography profession, please visit https://www.asrt.org or https://www.asrt.org/radcademy.

Program Effectiveness & Accreditation

Registered Radiographers

Registered Radiographers can complete the A.A.S. through Heartland by satisfying specific degree completion criteria.

Transfer Options for Advancing Your Education and Career Beyond the AAS in Radiography

Schools that Heartland Community College has transfer agreements with:

SIU Carbondale - Allied Health Division - Articulation Agreement

http://sah.siu.edu/undergraduate/radiologic-sciences/radiography.php

  • Copy and paste this link to access specific information for programs at SIU including CT, MRI, Radiation Therapy, Radiology Management and Leadership
  • SIU also has a Sonography program available that will accept our students on a case-by-case basis

University of St. Francis Joliet - Articulation Agreement

http://www.stfrancis.edu/academics/health-care-leadership/#.Vwhu_Hqs7Qs

Important Deadlines

Event Deadline
Application process begins. April 1
Application Deadline. August 1
Supporting documentation due. September 1
Applicants notified about admission. October 1

RAD Upcoming Events

  • We strongly recommend you attend one of these informational sessions. All information meetings are held at the main campus in Normal, IL, unless otherwise noted.

    Day Time Room

    Beginning May 1, 2020, and until further notice, informational meetings will be held virtually utilizing ZOOM.  Please continue to check this site for dates and additional information.

    Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020

    5 pm

    Please contact the program coordinator listed below to request the ZOOM link for the meeting that you would like to attend.

    Monday, Nov. 16, 2020

    5 pm Please contact the program coordinator listed below to request the ZOOM link for the meeting that you would like to attend.

    TBD

    Please contact the program coordinator listed below to request the ZOOM link for the meeting that you would like to attend.

    TBD

    Please contact the program coordinator listed below to request the ZOOM link for the meeting that you would like to attend.

    Please contact the following program coordinator and request the ZOOM link for the meeting that you would like to attend:

    EMT/Paramedic - Please contact Travis Wilson at twilson@mcleancountyems.org

    Medical Assistant - Please contact Martha Stearns at martha.stearns@heartland.edu

    Nursing - Please contact Tara Morris at tara.morris@heartland.edu

    Physical Therapist Assistant - Please contact Daryl Menke at daryl.menke@heartland.edu

    Radiography - Please contact Jo Gramley at joan.gramley@heartland.edu

    Work Ready Programs* - Please contact Kelly Pyle at kelly.pyle@heartland.edu

    * Work Ready Programs currently consist of Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Phlebotomy, and Veterinary Assistant.

  • Students applying for the 2021 Radiography program must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). To schedule the TEAS test, please log into your myHeartland account, click on Appointments, Allied Health, TEAS Testing.  Check your myHeartland for email confirmation. A $70.00 fee must be paid by credit card at the time of testing. Study guides are available at www.atitesting.com or the Heartland Community College Library. Students may retake the TEAS one time within the application period. The highest grade within the application period will be used for evaluation. TEAS scores are valid for a period of two years.

    PLEASE NOTE:  Secondary to current conditions related to COVID-19, the ATI - TEAS will only be provided virtually online from May 1, 2020, until the foreseeable future.

    ATI is partnering with Proctorio to virtually proctor assessments.

    In addition to the normal fee, there is an additional $5.00 proctor fee.

    Technical requirements:  https://atitesting.com/technical-requirements

    In the event a student has technical difficulties or problems with the technology requirements, he/she should contact HCC Admissions at the following:

     

  • All students admitted to the 2021 program are expected to attend a Mandatory Orientation meeting - TBD.

  • The Class of 2020 Radiography Pinning Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 10, 2020, beginning at 6:00 p.m. in the Astroth Community Education Center auditorium.  The inclement weather reschedule date will be Tuesday, December 15, 2020.  All activities are TENTATIVE dependent on COVID restrictions and guidelines.

Contact Radiography

ICB 2800
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8740
Fax: 309-268-7958

Email Radiography

Amanda Garard

Coordinator of Admission
Phone: 309-268-8058
Email: Amanda.Garard@heartland.edu