This is a competitive application program. For each fall semester, 16-23 students are selected based on market demand. Limited enrollment ensures a quality learning experience including hands-on training in a healthcare facility.
To be considered for application to the Radiologic Technology Program the following steps must be completed:
1. Be admitted to Blinn College. Applicants must provide THEA scores (or alternative test) or evidence of exemption.
A. Students with any transfer credits MUST have college transcripts analyzed by a Blinn College transcript analyst prior to scheduling an appointment with an advisor.
B. Transcripts from other colleges must be official and sent to:
a) Admissions Office and
b) Radiologic Technology Office.
3. Arrange for an advising appointment with the Health Sciences Facilitator, Kynsie Benefield at Kynsie.Benefield@blinn.edu, or contact the Academic Advising and Counseling Center.
4. Completion of prerequisites and as many academic courses required under the radiologic technology curriculum with a minimum of 3.0 GPA. Academic science courses must not have been completed earlier than five years prior to program application.
5. Initiate a Radiologic Technology application by the last working day in January by taking copies of your records from the Community Partnership Facilitator (includes: Student Data Form, Degree Worksheet and Application Process Form) to the Radiologic Technology Office to set up an appointment. Appointments will not be made unless you have copies of your records with you.
6. Make an appointment with Radiologic Technology director. The student may ask for an application to the Radiologic Technology Program at this time. Office number: 979-691-2011
7. Take the Health Occupations Basic Entrance Test (HOBET). A schedule of testing dates is available online. Approximate fee is $25-40. Test ccan only be taken twice per application process and no more than three times total. The student must score a 70% or higher.
8. A four-hour clinical observation is required and must be completed before the last working day of March. This will be set up by the program secretary after the completion of step 5.
9. Program application packets, all official transcripts and questionnaire/clinical observation forms and etc, are due by the last working day of March.
10. Current immunizations, including Hepatitis B and criminal background check are required upon application. The Hepatitis B immunization is a three to six month series, so you must begin the process by January. Once accepted into the program, the student will be required to complete a drug screening prior to the first day of class.
Non-Discrimination Statement & American with Disabilities Act (ADA)
The Associate Degree Radiologic Technologist Program of Blinn College is non-discriminatory in regards to race religion, color, sex, age, disability and national origin or any other constitutionally or statutorily impermissible reason. Blinn College would like to help students with disabilities achieve their highest potential in college. In order to receive accommodations on examinations or assignments, proper documentation must first be provided to the Office of Disability Services located in the Center for Student Development on the Bryan Campus. You must then self-identify and conference with the Radiologic Technology office to begin receiving accommodations in class. This documentation from the Radiologic Technology office must be provided each semester to each instructor. However, in order to meet Program objectives and perform job duties required in the radiologic technology profession, the student radiologic technologist must demonstrate basic competencies.