LSC-CyFair Medical Radiologic Technology Application Process
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Deadline: April 11, 2020
Deadline: March 2 - May 22, 2020, 12pm
January 17, 2020 - May 15, 2020
Mandatory MRT Orientation
Mandatory Allied Health Orientation
Program Admission Process
Because clinical space is limited, students are admitted on a competitive basis. In addition to the general admission requirements of Lone Star College (LSC), the following requirements must be met in order to be considered for admission to the Medical Radiologic Technology (MRT) AAS program.
Note: The course requirements listed below can be met through either enrollment at Lone Star College or approved transfer credit from other colleges and universities or test credit.
A cumulative grade point average (GPA) of at least a 2.0 in high school and/or college.
If you have completed more than 24 semester hours of college courses, only the college GPA will be considered.
Completion of pre-requisites BIOL 2404 or BIOL 2401 and BIOL 2402 with a “C” or better within five years of application to the MRT program.
The course must have been completed and grades posted in Lone Star College course history prior to submission of an application for the Radiologic Technology program.
If coursework is older than 5 years when applying to the program, students must take BIOL 2404 in time to apply.
Academic Course Completion
The following requirements will grant additional points towards the admission score, based on the grade received for the courses.
(A = 4 points, B=3 points, C=2 points, D=1 point)
Completion of the following courses with a “C” or better:
The following course requirements will grant one (1) additional point per course towards the admission score, based on a grade of C or better, up to a maximum of five (5) points.
Introduction to Computer Science:
ITSC 1301 - Introduction to Computers
COSC 1301 - Introduction to Computers
BCIS 1305 - Business Computer Applications
EDUC 1300 - Learning Framework: 1st Year Experience
HPRS 1001 - Intro to Health Professions
HITT 1305 - Medical Terminology I
HPRS 2300 - Pharmacology for Health Professions
HPRS 2301 - Pathophysiology
HPRS 2321 - Med. Law & Ethics for Health Professions
Work, Volunteer or Observation in Medical Imaging Experience
If you have work, volunteer experience or observation time in medical imaging you may be given credit on the 2018 scoring worksheet for admission, you must choose ONE of the options detailed in this section.
Your previous or current employer is required to complete and return the volunteer/work experience verification form directly to the program. Please provide them with a stamped envelope for return to LSC-CF MRT Program 9191 Barker Cypress Rd. Cypress Texas 77433.
If you intend to hand deliver this form to either LSC-Montgomery or LSC-CyFair, your previous or current employer must sign across the seal of the envelope to ensure authenticity.
Licenses or Certifications
If you have a License or certificate it must be current and up to date in order to be considered for credit on the 2018 scoring worksheet for admission.
RN, CMA, Massage Therapy, Pharmacy Tech
EMT, RESP, Paramedic, LVN, EMT Level 2
PTA, Ortho Tech, EMT Basic
RT(N)(T)(S), LMRT, CMA, Surgery Tech
PSB Aptitude Test
All applicants must take the Psychological Services Bureau (PSB) Health Occupations Aptitude Test. Click on the PSB Authorization to Test tab below and take it to the campus business office. A $20.00 testing fee must be paid prior to taking the test in the campus Testing Center. Check Exam Ticket for testing dates and instructions.
The admission process differs between new applicants to Lone Star College and current students who wish to apply to the program and change their major.
Please note the appropriate process that applies to you.
Submit the LSC Online Application for admission.
Ensure you select the Radiologic Technology Program on your LSC Online Application for admission.
Submit an official high school transcript showing proof of graduation to the admission office at the LSC-CyFair.
Submit an official transcript from each non-LSC college or university you have attended to the admission office at either the LSC-CyFair. Transcripts must be received at Lone Star College no later than 3 weeks prior to the end of the application period. See dates above.
Submit any other test scores (i.e. ACT, SAT, AP, CLEP, IB).
Contact the Radiologic Technology Program advisor and schedule a meeting to review if you meet admission requirements. The advisor will review your academic record and advise you on next steps. If you are eligible to apply to the program, the advisor will initiate a change of major to reflect you interest in the program.
The applicants will be ranked according to the criteria on the Score Sheet.
Students will be selected based on the highest cumulative scores based on the MRT Program admission criteria.
Final acceptance into the program is contingent upon a satisfactory background check (as required by hospitals) that is completed by a college approved agency at the student's expense. Clinical facilities may also require completion of satisfactory drug screening. Background Check Vendors
Students accepted into the program are also required to submit proof of required immunizations, TB test, and proof of current CPR certification (2 year healthcare provider type). All expenses related to these items are the responsibility of each student.
Applying for Readmission or Transfer
A former student of any radiology program seeking admission to the MRT program will be considered upon submission of the following documents to the readmission committee at least two months in advance of the semester for which admission is being sought:
A signed personal statement from the student describing their reasons for originally leaving the program. This statement should include a description of the ways in which they have, or plan to, resolve the situations which caused them to leave the program previously.
Current official college transcripts from any other colleges, universities, or proprietary schools the student has attended both before entering the program and since leaving the program.
A minimum of three recommendations mailed to the program under separate cover. One letter should be a "report of status" from the former program director.
Additionally, readmission is based upon:
Space available in the program.
Satisfaction of current college and program admission requirements.
Fulfilling the graduation requirements that are in effect at the time of readmission.
Any student who was required to exit the program for academic reasons may only be granted one (1) readmission at the discretion of the readmission committee. Students gaining readmission to the program must repeat any academically deficient course(s) and may be required to audit other program course(s) offered in the same semester.
Students who have been out of the program for one (1) or more years will be required to audit or retake all previously completed RADR courses and pass the final examinations for those courses with a grade of "C" or better.
Students who are asked to leave the program for violation(s) of the LSC's or the program's code of conduct, ethical standards, academic honesty, civil rights, or harassment policies are not eligible for readmission.
Lone Star College Policy is consistent with Texas law as to requirements and admission of any resident or non-resident student. For admission and tuition purposes, residency is defined within Texas Education Code §54.052.
In addition, LSC will notify students prior to, but not as a condition or requirement of admission, that health care facilities will require students to have a Social Security number or a Visa as a condition of being assigned to a clinical facility. Students who are unable to complete the LSC health program clinical skills requirement will not be able to complete the program due to a lack of clinical placement.
Additionally, LSC will notify students that a Social Security number or a Visa may be required for a background check, and may also be required for taking the licensing examination upon completion of program requirements.