You need not complete all prerequisites before you apply, but the majority should be completed before an admissions decision can be made. All prerequisites must be completed before you enter the program. You may also earn credits through standardized tests, including CLEP.
For Medical Dosimetry applicants ONLY: A one-day shadowing experience with a Dosimetrist is required and must be arranged by the candidate. Additionally, during the interview, Medical Dosimetry applicants must take a one-hour Math Aptitude Test covering Basic Math, Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry. This test is done without a calculator.
GPA: 3.0 GPA strongly recommended
|Anatomy & Physiology I1 w/ Lab||4|
|Anatomy & Physiology II1 w/ Lab||4|
|Physics I2 w/Lab||4|
|Physics II2 w/Lab||4|
|College Chemistry I1 w/ Lab||4|
|College Chemistry II1 w/ Lab||4|
1 8 credits of A&P I and II or 4 credits of Human Anatomy
and 4 credits of Human Physiology. Labs must be included.
2 Algebra or Calculus-based
3 College Algebra, Pre-Calculus, Calculus, Trigonometry,
4 Acceptable elective courses are theory-based, not
coursework. For example; we will accept Introduction to
Music but not Piano, and we will accept Introduction to
Art but not painting. We will not accept coursework that is
remedial or review in nature, Physical Education
or Technical courses. Coursework may include Arts,
Humanities, Social Science, Foreign Languages, Science,
Business, Math, and History.
5 Students certified in or graduated from an accredited
program in the health professions do not need Medical
Terminology. These students must have three (3) additional
elective credits in place of medical terminology.
Course Clarification: All science and math courses must be completed within 10 years of application to Jefferson. Courses must be completed with a grade of “C” or above to be eligible for transfer. A grade of “C-“ or below will not be eligible for transfer.
In addition to meeting all academic requirements, students must meet all performance requirements for the program. Visit the Performance Requirements/Technical Standards page for details.
The curricula for the Radiologic Sciences program are outlined here.
*Course Acceptance Subject to Academic Counselor Approval
Questions? 1-877-JEFF-247 or (215) 503-8890