Nov 26, 2022  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023 
  
College Catalog 2021 - 2023

Medical Radiography Option Part-time, A.S.


This option prepares students to perform general radiographic and fluoroscopic examinations on patients utilizing digital technology to produce diagnostic images in a diverse healthcare environment. Graduates of this option may apply to take the ARRT Certification Exam, and once experienced and certified in general radiography may elect to pursue advanced education and certification in computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, cardiac interventional, or vascular interventional radiography

* Milestone Courses should be taken in the order shown. This will help you stay on track and graduate on time.

Admission Requirements


  • Diploma High School diploma or GED
  • Session Attend a mandatory Information session
  • Credits: 3
  • Credits: 4
  • MATH College Algebra or Statistics Credits: 3
    Completion of any 3 credit College Algebra or Statistics course
  • TEAS Complete the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) Allied Health

Total Credits: 10


Admission Requirements Advising Note

  • TEAS scores must be at least 47.6 percent in Reading, 46.7 percent in Math and 47.6 percent in English/language
  • All pre-requisite courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.
  • Anatomy and Physiology must be completed within ten (10) years of application unless currently working in a related healthcare position
  • Approximate application dates for the Fall program are mid-October through mid-February for admission to the program for the next academic year. Check with the Admissions office for exact timelines
  • As a prerequisite for a clinical placement or internship this program requires that all students must undergo a Criminal Offender Record Information (CORI) check and a Sex Offender Registry Information (SORI) check. For more information regarding the College’s CORI/SORI check process, please contact the College CORI/SORI Officer at 617-228-2193 or visit https://www.bhcc.edu/studentcentral/academicrecords/coriandsorichecks/

Total Credits: 8


Semester 1 Fall Advising Note

  • General Education Requirements Quantitative Problem Solving, Scientific Reasoning, Creative Work and Elective satisfied by program
  • Core Courses (i.e. MIG prefix) in this program are only offered once per year, and must be taken as scheduled.
  • Required general education courses (i.e. ENG-112 , SOC-101  and CIT-110 ) may be taken as scheduled, or when convenient for the individual student, with the exception of BIO-204  which must be completed by the end of Spring Year 2 to prepare the student for success in the clinical setting. They must be completed by the last semester of the program to graduate on time.
  • Please remember that this is a part-time program, and that may impact financial aid options. Plan ahead financially for the last two daytime semesters of clinical, which are a mandatory requirement of this program.

Total Credits: 9


Total Credits: 9


Semester 4 Fall


Total Credits: 6


Total Credits: 8


Semester 5 Spring Advising Note

  • All didactic courses and clinical are held in the evenings this semester.

Total Credits: 5


Semester 6 Summer Advising Note

  • All didactic courses and clinical are held in the evening this semester.

Total Credits: 5


Total Credits: 7


Semester 9 Summer


Total Credits: 5


Upon Completion of This Concentration Graduates Will Be Able To:


  • Demonstrate clinical competence.
  • Apply critical thinking skills.
  • Demonstrate communication skills.
  • Model professionalism.

Career Outlook


Graduates of this option qualify for employment in hospitals, HMOs, clinics, doctors’ offices, mobile units, community health agencies, industrial x-ray, and equipment/film companies. Successful graduates will qualify to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Registry Examination and the State of Massachusetts Licensing Examination for entry-level Radiologic Technologists.

Transfer Options


Transfer Advising Guide