Program Description

This 18-month full-time program leads to certification in the field of Radiography (x-ray technology). Radiography uses technically sophisticated equipment that produces x-radiation used to create images of the human body. If you have a strong background in math and science, this program will prepare you for a career as a radiographer. Graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination.

Capitalizing on our exceptional resources, you will receive unparalleled training on state-of-the-art equipment. Your training will include general x-ray, orthopedics, pediatrics, emergency room, trauma, mobile studies and the surgical suite. You will obtain first-hand, clinical experience in radiologic procedures at several of our facilities, as well as other clinical facilities throughout the Baltimore metropolitan region: The Johns Hopkins Hospital, The Johns Hopkins Hospital Outpatient Center, Johns Hopkins Bayview Medical Center, Johns Hopkins Imaging at White Marsh Columbia and Greenspring, Sinai Hospital of Baltimore, Northwest Hospital and Advanced Radiology at Eldersburg, Westminster, Annapolis and Timonium Crossing.

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Program Outcomes

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  • The following prerequisite courses are required for all applicants and must be completed with a grade of C or better. In addition, the combined grade point average of all prerequisite coursework must average to 3.0 or better. Please use our spreadsheet to determine your eligibility for this program.
    • Human Anatomy & Physiology I and II (with laboratory) Online courses in A&P are not accepted.
    • College Algebra
    • English Composition
    • Public Speaking OR Interpersonal Communications
  • At the time of the interview, the candidate will be required to complete a computer competency test consisting of basic word processing skills and an Internet search for information.

  • Be a citizen of the United States of America, or a permanent resident (hold a green card)
  • Be 18 years old at the time of matriculation
  • A non-refundable application fee of $40
  • Two letters of recommendation using the provided form in the applications.
    • One from a college science or math instructor
    • One from your present employer
  • Transcripts documenting all post high school education. Foreign transcripts must be evaluated by one of the agencies in the United States that performs academic credential evaluations
  • If you are not completing a degree with one of our affiliated colleges or universities, you must have a minimum of an associates degree completed before the June start date of the program.

  • Please complete the application with required documents by December 31 prior to the matriculation year and submit to:
    • Johns Hopkins Schools of Medical Imaging
      111 Market Place
      Suite 830
      Baltimore, MD 21202

College/University Affiliations

Program Accreditation

The Radiography program is currently accredited by Maryland Higher Education and by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

The JRCERT can be contacted at 312-704-5300 or mail@jrcert.org. Their offices are located at 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182.

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