The Radiologic Technology Program is approved by ICCB and the Illinois Board of Higher Education. In addition, the program is Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (HLC). This full-time accredited program prepares men and women to function effectively as entry level staff radiographers. The program includes both theoretical and practical courses as well as clinical education experiences in hospitals assigned by the program coordinator.
The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program at South Suburban College is to provide a comprehensive education in order to prepare students to become entry-level radiographers. The program is designed to provide an environment that promotes stimulating intellectual discovery both didactically and clinically.
With faith in both faculty and the Advisory Committee, we set forth the following goals for the Radiologic Technology Program:
If students are planning to transfer credit from another institution for a currently enrolled course(s), they are responsible for providing the mid-term grade to the Program Coordinator.
Although priority for admission will be given to applicants who meet the published application deadline date, application forms will be accepted throughout the entire academic cycle. Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to the program.
Admission to the program will be determined by a ranking of the grade point average (GPA) based on the program prerequisite courses only. Priority is given to in-district students and cooperative program students from other Illinois community colleges.
Students must finish all pre-requisite courses by December prior to the summer semester of the year you are seeking admission.
Prerequisites MUST be completed prior to the start of the Radiologic Technology program. Physics and Biology should not be more than five years old, but with appropriate documentation this may be reviewed.
Prior to enrolling in the Radiologic Technology program, students are advised to review the applicable licensure/certification procedures and requirements and state laws of the profession to ensure that they are eligible to receive a license/certification following completion of the Radiologic Technology program at South Suburban College. Eligibility for licensure may be limited by the results of a criminal background investigation.
NOTE: Admission to the College does not guarantee acceptance to the Radiologic Technology Program. Students admitted to the program must maintain a minimum grade of "C" or better in all of the general education and professional courses. The Radiologic Technology Program is only a full-time program.
Ingalls Memorial Hospital, One Ingalls Drive, Harvey, IL 60426
Ingalls Care Centers located in: Calumet City, IL Flossmoor, IL Tinley Park, IL
Oak Forest Hospital, 159th St. & Cicero Ave., Oak Forest, IL 60461
St. Catherine Hospital, 4321 Fir Street, East Chicago, IN 46312
St. James Hospital Medical Center, Chicago Road at Lincoln Hwy, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
St. James/Olympia Fields Osteopathic Medical Center, 20201 Crawford Avenue, Olympia Fields, IL 60461
South Suburban Hospital, 178th & Kedzie, Hazel Crest, IL 60429
Wellness Partners, 333 Dixie Highway, Chicago Heights, IL 60411
In addition to tuition and student fees, additional expenses include the following:
Additional Expenses (all costs are approximate)
Ms. Shari McGovern, Radiologic Technology Program Coordinator at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2634
Kathryn Eberhardt, Career Advisor for Allied Health at (708) 596-2000 ext. 2306.