Students will experience a vast spectrum of exams in the hospital Radiology departments, Ascension St. John Hospital; Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Warren Campus; Ascension Macomb-Oakland Hospital, Madison Heights Campus; St. Clair Orthopaedics & Sports Medicine; Ascension St. John Hospital Health Center at 23 Mile; and Ascension St. John Hospital Health Center at 12 Mile. Additional clinical rotations may be added. These assignments serve to enhance the curriculum by providing specialized clinical educational opportunities. Students are responsible for their own transportation to all clinical sites.
The school meets the curriculum standards established by the American Society of Radiologic Technology (ASRT), and the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), and is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on the Education of Radiologic Technologists (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182. The JRCERT is recognized by the U.S. Department of Education (USDE).
The school faculty includes a Program Director, a Clinical Coordinator, Clinical Preceptors, Physicists, Radiologists, Registered Radiologic Technologists, and other qualified instructors.
The year is divided into four semesters of clinical and didactic education. The fall semester begins the Monday following Labor Day and is 14 weeks in length. This semester concludes prior to Christmas. The winter semester is also 14 weeks and begins the first week of January and concludes in April. The spring semester is 8 weeks in duration and concludes in June. The summer semester is spent primarily emphasizing clinical competency, and is 14 weeks in length.