Upon completion of the program, you will receive an Associate's Degree of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology. The accredited, hospital-based training program lasts 23 months and provides hands-on and classroom training.
The school is under the direction of a specialized physician at Memorial Hospital, who is also a full-time radiologist there. The professional radiology staff comprises the faculty of the school. As a student of the school, you will receive an extensive and varied education in the theory and practice of radiologic techniques. You are instructed in the basic sciences and are introduced to the practical aspects of radiologic technology under the supervision of the program director. You gain practical experience by rotating through all sections of the department.
Note: We do accept credits from other institutions to fulfill the prerequisites to apply to the Radiology Technology Program, but students must complete 15 credit hours from PPSC to be resident eligible to receive the degree from us.
The electives list includes HPR 112 Phlebotomy. Entrance into the Phlebotomy course or Phlebotomy program requires an application process. Please contact Melissa Serna - Melissa.Serna@pikespeak.edu or 719-502-3407 for the current semester application.
Currently Pikes Peak State College has an agreement with UCCS for students to transfer for completion of a baccalaureate degree. Students may transfer with an AAS from PPSC and complete a bachelors degree at UCCS. Please speak to an advisor to make sure your transfer goes smoothly.
Criminal Background Check
Upon application to the UCHealth Memorial School of Radiology, the UCHealth – Memorial Hospital School of Radiologic Technology will perform background checks on all students accepted into the program. This will be at the expense of the student. Candidates should be aware that any background findings may prevent eligibility to take the ARRT certification exam. Therefore these candidates are advised to submit a pre-application to the ARRT Ethics Review Committee for review prior to enrolling in the program.
The UCHealth Memorial School of Radiology program is approved by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and is approved and regulated by the Division of Private Occupational Schools, Department of Higher Education.