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Program Requirements

Students begin the Radiography Program in August of each year. The required natural science and general education courses are an important part of the program. Since selection is highly competitive and enrollment is limited, it is strongly recommended that these natural science and general education courses be completed before requesting a Milestone Review of your academic records. Please visit the Medical Campus Program Requirements web page to request a Milestone Review by the target deadline date of May 1st of each year for August (Fall semester) start. Completing these requirements will improve your chances of being selected to progress to discipline courses. Please note that taking these courses in advance does not guarantee admission. Meeting the program requirements does not guarantee selection towards beginning discipline courses. For this reason, the following criteria are used to determine which students will be progress: (Please note that there is no waiting list).

1. Associate degree program Grade Point Average (GPA)( Minimum 2.5 cumulative GPA)
2. The grade earned in the BSC, MGF, and RTE 1000 courses
3. Completion of the following courses:

Required Radiography Courses
Course Course Title Credit Hours
ENC 1101 English Composition 3 credits
HUM 1020* Humanities 3 credits
BSC 2085 Human Anatomy and Physiology 3 credits
BSC 2085L Human Anatomy and Physiology Lab 1 credit
BSC 2086 Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 3 credits
BSC 2086L Human Anatomy and Physiology 2 Lab 1 credit
AMH 2020** History of the US since 1877 3 credits
MGF 1107 Mathematics for Liberal Arts 2 3 credits
PHI 2604 Critical Thinking & Ethics 3 credits
RTE 1000 Introduction to Radiology Technology 2 credits
HSC 0003 Introduction to Health Care 2.5 credits (CTE)
HSC 0003L Introduction to Health Care Lab 0.5 credits (CTE)

*Hum 1020 may be substituted with ARH 1000, LIT 2000, MUL 1010, PHI 2010 or THE 2000
** AMH 2020 may be substituted with POS 2041

Have passed the Computer Competency Test (CCT) or taken CGS 1060C - Introduction to Computer Technology & Applications.

Florida residents will be given preference over non-residents. Final selection will be based on the submission of all required documents received at the mandatory discipline orientation session.

Transfer Students

If you have previously attended any college or university other than Miami Dade College, you must arrange for that institution send official transcripts to MDC’s Transcript Evaluation department located at the Kendall campus prior to the target date of May 1st for an August acceptance.

Students who have attended foreign colleges must submit original transcripts and a certified English translation before February 1st to the Registrar at the Medical Campus for evaluation. For details, please call 305-237-4141. Students who have attended a foreign allied health or nursing program should consult the Miami Dade College catalog for more information about how to have their transcripts, diplomas, and credentials evaluated for U.S. equivalency.