Application Requirements

The Radiologic Technology Program begins every year in August and is a two-year continuous program, which requires all day attendance Monday through Friday. All prospective students are required to meet the admission criteria. In addition, all applicants should be free of illegal drug use, have no felony convictions, and be clear of any misdemeanor convictions other than minor traffic violations.

Applications for admission will be accepted beginning the first business day in February through the first business day in May.

To apply to the Radiologic Technology Program

  • Complete Weatherford College application.
  • Submit the following to the Don Allen Health Science Building, Room 111, Health Administrative Assistant Tammi White (817-598-6217), or email to
    • Health and Human Sciences application with official transcripts from all colleges attended.
    • Evidence of successful completion of the Texas Success Initiative or evidence of being exempt.
    • Completion of all prerequisite courses and general education courses. (Courses may be completed by the end of spring semester.)
    • GPA of 2.5 or above.
    • Science courses must have been taken within 5 years prior to admission. (Student must begin their Hepatitis B series by the last business day in February to complete the series before fall semester. Series must be completed by the fall semester. Failure to meet this requirement will result in denial of application.)
    • Proof of first of three) Hepatitis B immunization or positive titer or Department of State Health Services waiver with application.
  • Only completed applications with transcripts will be accepted.

English Proficiency Requirements:

Before being accepted into the Radiologic Technology Program an applicant who’s native language* is not English must submit an acceptable score on the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL). Additional information may be obtained from the Allied Health Department.

*A native language is a language that is acquired naturally during childhood & is usually spoken at home, as opposed to a language that is learned later in life; for example, as a part of a person’s formal education.

Once selected for admission to the program, the student must complete the following prior to the clinical portion of the program:

  • Complete a criminal background check and drivers license check.
  • Attend the mandatory program orientation.
  • Obtain a TB screen test, various titers and immunizations, and a back/spine strength screening.
  • Submit proof of major medical health insurance.
  • Obtain current AHA Health Care Provider CPR – valid throughout the duration of the program.

Information and specifics on obtaining the above criteria will be available to the student upon acceptance into the program.

Selection Criteria

Selection Process:

Weatherford College faculty review all completed and accepted applications. Scoring method outlined below.

By the end of May, the top 40 applicants with the highest cumulative points will be selected and invited for an interview process which occurs in mid-June.

The top 28 applicants with the highest amount of cumulative points (scores from courses and interviews) will be accepted into the program. The next 10 applicants with the highest amount of points will be selected as alternates. Applicants will be notified via email and an acceptance letter by the end of June.

Program orientation is generally scheduled for the middle of July, which all primary and alternate applicants are expected to attend.

Scoring method:

Pre-requisite Courses

Anatomy and Physiology I, College Algebra, Introduction to Psychology, English Composition I

Co-requisite Courses 

Humanities or Performing Arts (3 credit hour)      

* Science courses must have been taken within the last five years from the date  of entering the program.

A = 4 points
B = 3 points
C = 2 points

Pre-requisite and Co-requisite Courses

A = 4 points
B = 3 points
C = 2 points

Bonus Points Course – *Anatomy and Physiology II

A = 4 points
B = 3 points
C = 2 points

Applicants with previous college degrees Points:

AA or AAS = 4 points
BS or BA or higher = 6 points

It is strongly recommended that all co-requisite courses be completed prior to entering the Radiologic Technology Program.

Radiologic Technology
Number of Credits


Mickey Ryan, MHA, BSRS, RT(R)(MR)
Program Director