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Radiologic Technology Program

Radiologic Technology Program

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Thank you for visiting the Danville Regional Medical Center School of Health Professions Radiologic Technology Program web page!  The DRMC program is a full-time, two-year, hospital based, Associate of Applied Science Degree program that is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and is certified to operate as an institution of higher learning by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).

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The curriculum includes general education courses which must be completed at an institution of higher learning in order to meet degree requirements.  The institution must meet the accreditation requirements for general academic courses set by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).  Virginia and North Carolina Community Colleges as well many technical schools do meet these requirements. For this area the major accreditors are:

 Please click on the following link for more information on these requirements and other recognized accrediting agencies!

                                                https://www.arrt.org/Education/

 Below are the general education courses required for the completion of our program, however, none of these courses are required in order to apply!

Title Credits
College Success Skills 1
English Composition I  3
Human Anatomy & Physiology I 4
Math Elective (MTH 126 or higher) 3
Medical Terminology I 3
Approved Humanities Elective 3
Approved Social Sci. Elective 3

Graduates of the DRMC program will have earned an AAS degree!  All graduates MUST now have either, an Associate of Science (AS), Associate of Applied Science (AAS), or Associate of Arts and Science (AA&S) in order to meet the degree requirements of the ARRT.  Graduates of our program will have met all of these requirements!  

About the Program

The Radiologic Technology Program opened in February 2003 due to an increased demand for Radiologic Technologists. Our program is a full-time, two-year, hospital based, Associate Degree program that is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and is certified to operate as an institution of higher learning by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV). Transferability of course work from the DRMC program, as with most other programs, is dependent upon the program to which you are considering your transfer. For specific transfer information, please contact the institution to which you are considering transfer.

Radiologic Technology is an exciting health care field with a wide variety of challenging and rewarding career options. Admission to our program is very competitive, and enrollment is limited, therefore admission to our program is NOT guaranteed. Our students are evaluated on both academic and non-academic predictors of success, and the most qualified applicants will be scheduled for a personal interview with various program representatives. Scores from the application process as well as the interview will be used in the selection of our class. All information is kept strictly confidential and selections will be made in accordance with nondiscriminatory policies.

Those who are accepted will be required to complete and pass a physical examination and a drug screening. Fee schedules may be found on our web site under “Tuition & Fees”. 

Our Radiologic Technology Program focuses on clinical and didactic instruction in radiologic technology. Our Radiologic Technology Program will prepare you for a career in a rapidly growing field as a radiologic technologist. Our program utilizes various clinical facilities for its clinical experiences.  Students will be scheduled on a rotating basis to each facility. These facilities currently include;

Danville Diagnostic Imaging Center, Danville, Virginia
Danville Regional Medical Center, Danville Virginia
Memorial Hospital of Martinsville & Henry County, Martinsville, Virginia
Morehead Memorial Hospital, Eden, North Carolina

Our students are an integral part of our healthcare family.  If you want to go to school and become another face in the crowd, choose the other guys!  However, if you want a truly memorable and rewarding experience and wish to become a part of our extended family, which focuses on quality patient care and the successes of our students, then give us a call!

If after reviewing our web page you feel that you want more information, or feel that becoming a Radiologic Technologist is just what you need, please give our Program Director a call @ 434-799-2271.  We look forward to hearing from you!  We look forward to receiving your completed application in the near future.

The DRMC School of Health Professions, LLC, owns and operates the School of Health Professions and its programs and is a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of Danville Regional Medical Center, LLC, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of LifePoint Hospitals Incorporated, a publicly traded company, of Brentwood, Tennessee. The school is located on the campus of Danville Regional Medical Center at 142 South Main Street in Danville, Virginia.

LifePoint Hospitals Incorporated; Danville Regional Medical Center; The School of Health Professions and its affiliates make no guarantees, written or expressed, regarding employment following graduation.

Our graduates will be eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification Examination. 

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Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools:  http://abhes.org/

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists: https:/arrt.org/

State Council of Higher Education in Virginia: https://schev.edu/

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology: http://jrcert.org/