The St. Francis Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology was established in 1948 and accredited in 1950 by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
The Program consists of a two-year full-time course beginning the first week of July each year. The Program accepts up to 8 students per year, with a total enrollment of 16 students.
Effective January 1, 2015, eligibility for ARRT certification requires candidates to have earned an Associate degree or higher. The SFMC School of RT offers two (2) tracks. A certificate track is available for those students who have previously earned an Associate degree or higher. A combined certificate and Associate degree track, established in articulation with Mercer County Community College, West Windsor, N.J. is offered for those students who must meet the ARRT Associate degree requirement. Graduates who successfully complete the requirements of their chosen track are eligible to take the ARRT certification exam and pursue State of NJ licensure.
The School of Radiologic Technology is very proud of our graduates who can be found in many specialized areas of the profession including Cat Scan (CT), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Nuclear Medicine, Sonography, Radiation Therapy, Cardiovascular Interventional Technology, Education, Management, Radiation Physics, and Sales.
Information on the Program's pass rate of credentialing exams, average score on credentialing exams, student retention and student completion rates as well as job placement rates can be found under the Program Effectiveness Outcomes link of the website and in our application packet.
Mission Statement and Goals
In support of the mission and values of the St. Francis Medical Center, the School of Radiologic Technology seeks to provide comprehensive quality radiologic technology education in an effort to graduate competent and compassionate radiographers. The graduates will be able to provide excellent patient care and radiographer services to the communities in which they serve.
Upon successful completion of the program the graduate will be able to:
- Demonstrate a well-rounded knowledge and understanding of Radiography by mastering the didactic and clinical competency based curriculum of the Program.
- Practice patient care with compassion, empathy, dignity and respect.
- Demonstrate knowledge of radiation protection principles to provide a safe medical imaging environment.
- Support the ASRT Code of Ethics and participate in professional activities to ensure continued education development and growth.
- Apply effective communication, problem-solving and critical thinking as a member of the healthcare team.
Theresa Levitsky, MA, RT
St. Francis Medical Center
School of Radiologic Technology
601 Hamilton Avenue
Trenton, NJ 08629