Clinical Coordinator
Jill Chagnon

Special Admissions Office


Dulce Carolina Arroyo

Karina Sandoval 

Radiologic Technology Department
information and annoucements

Attention: Prospective Students
This application is now 100% online and will be available through the Allied Health Department page. 

OPENS: March 14, 2022 at 12:00 pm 
CLOSES: March 18, 2022 by 4:00 pm

Official transcripts - submit by October 1, 2021

Signed Ed Plans - submit by February 7, 2022 by 4:00 pm

View Application Instructions/Detail - Please see NEW TABS at Left for Updated Application Details


Radiologic Technology Updates

NEW Prerequisite UPDATE:
RADT 50 Concepts in Imaging Technology is NO longer required as a prerequisite course for the program - begins with the March 2022 applications.  No other course has been added as a replacement and RADT 50 is no longer available for enrollment.

NEW Application UPDATE:
The program application process will move to random lottery in 2022.  The program will continue with the application process every two years (2022, 2024, etc.) 

The program has removed Math 92 Applied Beginning Algebra from the prerequisite list.  Please review the prerequisite course tab for more details. 

No waivers on Prerequisite courses will be issued for courses beyond the five-year time limit.  Please contact Nick DeMeo in the counseling office

Welcome to the Radiologic Technology Department's Home Page. 

The Radiologic Technology (RADT) program is a 24-month program that prepares and qualifies graduates to become nationally certified and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT; ). Didactic, laboratory and clinical training includes operation of radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment, exposure and image analysis, radiation safety, positioning patients, ethics and clinical patient care. Graduates will obtained California fluoroscopic and venipuncture training within the program. Beginning in 2015, all ARRT candidates must possess an associate degree or higher (in any field or area), in addition to the successful completion of the 24-month program, to be eligible to take the ARRT exam. Currently, the admissions process accepts students on a first-come, first-serve basis.  Please see the side bar located on the upper left side for more program details and application information.

Information Session Dates & Times

Mission Statement:

The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program is to prepare qualified medical imaging practitioners who uphold the highest level of ethical patient care while demonstrating excellent clinical and technical practices. (click on link)  Mission / Goals / Outcomes

Please review program information located on the left side of this page for:

  • application deadline & application process
  • prerequisite course requirements
  • program costs
  • course list & clinical hours
  • clinical eligibility
  • background check, drug screen & immunization requirements


Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
JRCERT; 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606
Telephone 312-704-5300; Fax 312-704-5304; E-mail 

The San Diego Mesa College Radiologic Technology Program received
a full 8 years of accreditation on 03/25/2020.  Award Letter

JRCERT Program Outcomes 2016-2020


Radiologic Technology Student Handbook

Program Policies & Procedures

Radiation Protection Manual

Allied Health Policy & Procedure Manual


California Code of Regulations Tilte 17

CDPH - Radiologic Health Branch

CDPH-RHB X-ray School Pass Rates

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For Information Session dates and times, click here: Allied Health