Medical Radiography

Program Admissions

The application for admission deadline has passed for the 2021-2022 academic year. Please check back in late fall when we will begin taking applications for the 2022-2023 academic year. A past year’s application packet is available here for your reference.

Submit applications to and/or for more information contact:

Rachel Stewart, Academic Advisor for College of Health Sciences
Dixie State University
225 South University Avenue
St. George, Utah 84770
Phone: 435-652-7695
Email: Rachel.Stewart@dixie.edu

Please Note:

  • To be considered for admission to the Medical Radiography program, an applicant must first be accepted as a Dixie State University student. Then, the applicant must complete a separate application to this program.
  • Everything one needs to know about applying to DSU can be found on the Admissions website.
  • Applicants will be admitted into the program without discrimination as to age, sex, creed, ethnic origin or marital status and must be able to demonstrate physical abilities sufficient to pass each course.
  • Due to the unique structure and accreditation of each radiography program, the Medical Radiography program at Dixie State University does not accept transfer students from other medical radiography programs.

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Requirements

All you need to know before you apply to ensure you’re eligible for acceptance.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites

View our academic catalog to learn what courses you need before starting your professional degree.

Program Prerequisites
Important Information
  • Candidates for certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) must comply with the “Rules of Ethics” contained in the ARRT Standards of Ethics. Any conviction of a crime, including a felony, a gross misdemeanor, or a misdemeanor with the sole exception of speeding and parking violations must be investigated by the ARRT in order to determine eligibility for the certification examination. Additional information may be obtained from the Program Director, Tiera Rigby, via email at trigby@dixie.edu.
  • It is strongly recommended that each potential applicant meet with their advisor and receive academic counseling to help determine which courses are transferable and to discuss eligibility for acceptance into the program. If you are interested in submitting an application, please contact Rachel Stewart, Academic Advisor for College of Health Sciences, at 435-652-7695 or via email at Rachel.Stewart@dixie.edu.
Application Evaluation Criteria

Applicants will be evaluated on the following:

  • Academic achievement (overall GPA)
    • A crucial element for student success in this rigorous program is the capability of academic achievement. A student’s history of academic performance is indicative of future academic achievement. Applicants will be evaluated based on their overall college GPA.
  • Prerequisite GPA
    • Prerequisite and support courses for the program provide students with a solid foundation of knowledge and are essential for success in the program.
    • Before submitting the application, all required prerequisite courses must be completed with at least a ‘C’ grade and an overall 2.7 prerequisite GPA.
  • Health care work experience and/or volunteer experience
    • Provide your work history and any health care employment experience and/or any volunteer time done for health care facility, starting with your most recent position. This should be direct patient care experience.
    • Please Note: If prior approval for the type of work/volunteer hours was obtained from program faculty, documentation of that approval must be submitted with application, or the hours will not count towards the scoring points.
  • Interview (if selected)
    • The top 20-25 highest-scoring applicants will be selected for interviews, which will be conducted by the Medical Radiography Selection Committee.

Of the applicants interviewed, the top 12-14 highest-scoring students will be selected for admission into the program, with up to five additional students to be selected as alternates.

  • The number of students selected is dependent on the number of clinical spots available.

Radiography Application Point System

Contact

Tiera Rigby

Program Director

Email: trigby@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4840

Office: Taylor 204

Rachel Stewart

Academic Advisor

Email: Rachel.Stewart@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-652-7695

Office: HPC 339

Kathryn Preiss

Administrative Assistant

Email: Kathryn.Preiss@dixie.edu

Phone: 435-879-4820

Office: Taylor 207/HPC 322