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Admission, Health, Transfer & Articulation Agreements

Educational Requirements

Please visit the Costs & Requirements section on the Radiologic Technology Program Overview to review academic requirements for admission and costs associated with the program.  

Discovery Activities

Academically qualified applicants will also need to complete the following actions:

  • Thoroughly review the information on this website and view the Introduction to Radiologic Technology career video: Visit the Radiologic Technology program page and click on "More".
  • Review the program's Clinical Policies & Procedures Handbook. Please pay close attention to the Policies to which students are expected to adhere to while completing clinical assignments.
  • You must review important information regarding HIPAA Standards.  Please open and read the HIPAA document (may be printed for further reference) and view the HIPAA video.

Health Requirements

To be completed after final acceptance into the program and due by June 1st of the year the student begins the program.

Physical Exam - Performed and signed by PCP/NP/ PA within 12 months of the start of the program 

Tetanus -(Tdap) documentation of receiving Tetanus injection within the last 10 years 

Flu vaccination - Documentation of receiving flu vaccination for the current Influenza season by October 1. Allergy to any component of the vaccine requires documentation from PCP. 

Covid 19- Pfizer or Moderna 2 doses or Johnson & Johnson 1 dose and booster when eligible

Tuberculosis Screening - documentation of two negative Tuberculin Skin Tests (2 step) and annual testing thereafter.   If result is positive, students must provide documentation of a chest x-ray showing no active disease within 12 months of program start date. A serum TB test may be used instead of a 2- step Tuberculin Skin Test 

Varicella - Varicella titer demonstrating immunity to Varicella 

Measles, Mumps, and Rubella - immunity titers for each disease demonstrating immunity to each disease 

Meningococcal conjugate vaccine - Massachusetts requires all newly enrolled full-time students 21 years of age and under attending a postsecondary institution (e.g., colleges) to receive a dose of quadrivalent meningococcal conjugate vaccine on or after their 16th birthday to protect against serotypes A, C, W and Y or fall 
within one of the exemptions in the law.

Hepatitis B Antibody titer - Positive Hepatitis B Surface Antibody titer which demonstrated immunity to the Hepatitis B Virus.  If titer result is negative, students must provide documentation of having a complete Hepatitis B vaccination series, receive Hepatitis B boosters, and recheck Hepatitis B antibody titers as ordered by their PCP 

Copy of current health insurance card on file 

Healthcare Provider Level CPR Certification 

Students will not be permitted to begin clinical assignments if any aspect of the health form is not fully completed and signed by the student and their physician.  Health information must be submitted to Castle Branch by the program due date. 

The costs for immunizations are the responsibility of the student. 

Please contact our Healthcare Compliance Officer at healthcompliance [at] qcc.mass.edu

Transfer Requests

Students actively enrolled in a Radiologic Technology Program accredited by the JRCERT may request transfer into the QCC Radiologic Technology program. Consideration for admission to the second, third or fourth semester of the program will be individually reviewed based on the following documentation supplied by the applicant:

  • Official transcript of completed course work in the current Radiologic Technology program.
  • Complete syllabi of all Radiologic Technology courses completed
  • Current Radiologic Technology program curriculum to include descriptions of all professional courses
  • Letter of recommendation from current clinical instructor
  • Letter of recommendation from current program director
  • Meeting with QCC Radiologic Technology program faculty
  • Compliance with QCC Admissions Office Transfer process
  • Complete immunization record

The review process will determine the similarity between the two Radiologic Technology programs to ensure the transfer student would ultimately fulfill all required elements of the QCC program for graduation. This may require the transfer student to repeat one or more completed Radiologic Technology courses. Final admission will be on a space available basis. Accepted transfer students will be required to complete a CORI / SORI check, have CPR certification (health care provider level)

To initiate this process, submit the above documentation to the QCC Radiologic Technology program director.

Articulation Agreements

Formal agreements between QCC, MWCC and Regis College exist to expand student options for admission into the QCC RT program and post-graduate educational opportunities.

  • Mount Wachusett Community College agreement enables students from the north Worcester County to complete general education courses at MWCC required for the QCC RT program. QCC reserves three openings into each new student cohort for MWCC prepared students. Interested students should meet with an Academic Counselor at MWCC to initiate this process.
  • Regis College agreement provides a pathway for graduates of the QCC RT program to continue their education towards a Bachelor of Science degree in Medical Imaging. Students can choose from various study options including the BS degree (only), Breast Imaging, Interventional Radiology or Nuclear Medicine. Regis guarantees admission for one qualified QCC RT graduate per imaging concentration each year.  Admission into the BS degree completion (only) option is not limited.