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Selective Admission

Computed Tomography (CT) Program

CT is a selective admission program. Applying to TCC does not mean you have applied to our CT Program.

After being accepted to TCC, you must meet the following requirements to be eligible to to our CT Program.

Am I eligible to apply?

Check to see that you have met the following eligibility requirements:

Grade Point Average (GPA)

You must have a minimum GPA of 2.5 from your radiography, nuclear medicine and/or radiation therapy program to apply to our program.

TCC Student ID Number

You must apply to TCC, be accepted as a student and get a TCC Student ID number before you apply to the CT Program.

Texas Success Initiative (TSI) Requirements

You must meet the TSI requirements for enrolling in college credit courses.

Professional Registration & Licenses

You must currently be registered with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists ® (ARRT) or the Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (NMTCB), be in good standing and have no violations.

Your current license must be in 1 or more:

  • Radiography
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Radiation Therapy

You must also have an active Texas Medical Board MRT license.

CPR Certification

We require that you submit a copy of your current CPR card with your application to the program. 

Performance Requirements

During your time in our program and throughout your career, you must meet performance requirements to ensure patient safety and welfare.

Language Proficiency

If English was not the primary language of your high school, you must provide documentation of proof of English proficiency by submitting the results of either of the following:

  • TOEFL iBT®
    (Internet-based Test of English as a Foreign Language)
    You must earn a passing score of 83.

  • IELTS
    (International English Language Testing System assessment of English language proficiency)
    You must earn an IELTS Band Score of overall 6.5 with a minimum score of 6 in all areas.

Immunizations

The Texas Administrative Code (TAC) and the Dallas-Fort Worth Hospital Council Foundation Community Standards (PDF)Listen require that all students in health-related programs complete the following immunizations before applying to programs where patient contact is a component.

If you know you will be applying to our CT Program within the next year, you will need to start these now because some will take up to 6 months to complete the series.

In order to be eligible to apply, you will need to have proof that you have completed the following immunizations:

  • Hepatitis A and B
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria & Pertussis (TDaP)
  • Rubeola/Measles, Mumps, Rubella/German Measles (MMR)
  • Varicella
  • Influenza (Flu Shot)

Note: Titers showing positive immunity to the diseases will be acceptable.

You will also need to complete a Tuberculosis Skin Test or Chest X-Ray. 

Post-Acceptance Requirements

You need to be prepared to meet the following additional requirements—before the first day of class—if you are accepted to our program:

  • Physical Exam
  • Health Insurance
  • Criminal Background Check/Drug Screening

You will learn more about these requirements after acceptance.

 

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Program Director

Dina Sterling
817-515-1611
dina.sterling@tccd.edu

Health Care Professions Advising
Advising Resource Hub

817-515-1484
TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment 

Fall & Spring Hours: Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours: Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated June 28, 2021