Radiography is the medical profession that uses x-rays to make images of the structures of the body.
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.
About the Radiography Program
- Selective Admissions Process
- Curriculum Sequence
- Licensure Information
- Clinical Education and Sites (PDF)
- Health and Safety Information (PDF)
- Sample Radiography Student Schedule (PDF)
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
- 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
- Copy and paste this link to access specific information
- St. Francis Bridge Program
|Application process begins.||April 1|
|Application Deadline.||August 1|
|Supporting documentation due.||September 1|
|Applicants notified about admission.||October 1|
RAD Upcoming Events
Radiography Information Meetings
We strongly recommend you attend one of these informational sessions. All information meetings are held at the main campus in Normal, IL.
|September 26, 2017
Nursing - ICB 1809
|March 7, 2018
Nursing - ICB 1809
Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Schedule
Students applying for the 2019 Radiography program must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) at one of the following times. To schedule the TEAS test, please log into your myHeartland account, click on Appointments, Allied Health, TEAS Testing. Check your myHeartland for email confirmation. Walk-ins are not permitted. A $58.00 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.
TEAS testing for 2019 admission will be offered April - August, 2018.
Test dates will be posted in March 2018.
All students admitted to the 2018 program are expected to attend a Mandatory Orientation meeting on Friday, October 27, 2017, from 8:00 am - 12:30 pm, in room ICB 1710.
Radiography Pinning Ceremony
The Class of 2017 Radiography Pinning Ceremony will be at 6:00 pm on Thursday, December 14, 2017 in the Astroth Community Education Center auditorium at Heartland Community College.