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School of Radiography

Program Description

Good Samaritan founded their school of radiography program in 1956, offering individuals interested in a career in radiography the opportunity to receive training through their 24-month hospital-based program. In 2001, the Good Samaritan Radiography Program partnered with Vincennes University (VU) to offer the radiology students the option of earning college credit for their radiology course work. With the addition of a few other courses required for an associate degree, students are able to earn an Associate Degree in Science-radiography. Radiography students must be enrolled through Vincennes University to take advantage of this option.

The Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300, email: mail@jrcert.org, website: www.jrcert.org.

By integrating academic, technical and human relation aspects of the student’s education, the program prepares the individual to assume responsibilities and duties of an entry-level radiographer. All radiologic didactic courses are taught at Good Samaritan.

The courses required by VU for the completion of the associate degree are through the college and classes are held per their term schedules. Students will register for these as they would for any college course.

Students progress through clinical rotations to gain experience and improve skills by performing various procedures at multiple facilities.

Effective January 1, 2015, graduates must document an associate degree to be eligible for the certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

 

Radiology Program Mission Statement

The mission of the Good Samaritan Radiography Program in Vincennes, Indiana is dedicated to the preparation of highly qualified radiographers to meet the need of the health care community.

Application Process

img_5164The application process involves several steps, including: an application form, short essay, copies of all college transcripts, a copy of high school diploma or GED certificate (if applicable), three Reference Letters, Clinical Observation & evaluation, Entrance Examination (PSB) and an interview. The sooner the application process is started, the sooner we will be able to review your records and determine whether you meet the Minimum Academic Requirements. If there are any courses that are needed to meet the pre-requisite requirements, we may be able to direct your attention to those courses to help your complete the application process for this year. We encourage individuals to go ahead and submit the application items as they are completed or become available.

A new application to the Good Samaritan Radiography Program must be submitted each year, regardless if the individual applied the prior year. A new application packet may be downloaded after the January deadline.

Applications are accepted year ’round. The application deadline is the first Friday of January. The program start date for a new class is the third week of May.

To request an application, Good Samaritan observation packet, or have a question, call or email the Good Samaritan Radiography Program at (812) 885-8011 or radeduc@gshvin.org. Please be ready to provide your name, address, phone number and email address. Deadline for application submission for the next class is January 5, 2018.

 

Links for Program and Career Information

Career Information Packet
Minimum Academic Requirements
Program Tuition
Radiography Program Goals and Outcomes
Program Data
Application Packet
Clinical Sites
American Registry of Radiologic Technology and Graduation
Radiography Program Student Handbook