The application orientation will provide information so the applicant will better understand the program and the steps to successfully completing the application process. The application orientation sessions will also include a time for each prospective applicant to complete a written communications skills/interview form.
All materials required for application to the radiologic technology program must be submitted to Meridian Technology Center on or before the APPLICATION DEADLINE: June 1 @ 5:00 PM annually. When the 1st falls on a weekend the application deadline will take place the following Monday at 5:00 PM.
If the place you live falls in one of the following school districts: Agra, Carney, Glencoe, Guthrie, Morrison, Mulhall-Orlando, Pawnee, Perkins-Tryon, Perry, and Stillwater, you will be considered “In-District”. The Meridian Technology Center district covers parts of Lincoln, Logan, Noble, Pawnee and Payne counties.
Once the selection process has been completed, a packet will be mailed to the student with a letter of provisional acceptance and documents containing additional requirements. Those not accepted or chosen as an alternate will receive a letter as well.
An applicant should always strive for the most points possible, because this is how selections are made. That being said, there is not a set amount of points a person needs to have to be accepted into the program. Acceptance of students into the program is based upon the number of accumulated points by the applicant.
No, campus classes are routinely scheduled to begin at 8:30 a.m. and end at 3:30 p.m. Schedules may vary dependent upon courses and clinical affiliate requirements. Clinical training is scheduled between the hours of 7:30AM-4:00PM. Short term specialty rotations may be assigned in advanced modalities, other disciplines in the radiologic sciences, and nontraditional schedules (e.g. evenings) to enhance the student’s clinical experience.
There is a lot of information that must be learned and retained in a relatively short amount of time. Our radiologic technology instructors are trained with years of experience and are dedicated to your success as a student. Prepare yourself for success!
The WorkKeys assessments measure foundational skills required for success in the workplace, and help measure the workplace skills that can affect job performance. ACT WorkKeys tests students' job skills in applied math, graphic literacy, and workplace documents. Individuals who successfully complete the three WorkKeys assessments, earn the WorkKeys National Career Readiness Certificate. Scores are based on job profiles that help employers select, hire, train, develop and retain a high-performance workforce.
Students obtain considerable clinical experience at affiliate hospitals and clinics within an 80-mile radius of Stillwater. Clinical affiliates offer access to modern equipment, highly skilled health care professionals, and in addition to mobile, and fluoroscopy radiography, offer observation in modalities such as Nuclear Medicine, Mammography, Ultrasound, Computed Tomography, Radiation Therapy, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Cardiac Catheterization.
Yes, Rad Tech students are required to wear their Meridian ID badge everyday while at school and clinical. (Stillwater Medical Center ID badge must be worn with completing any clinical rotations at Stillwater Medical Facilities.) Students must also purchase and wear a designated patch on their scrub uniform while in the clinical setting.
Clinicals are done within an 80-mile radius of Stillwater at hospitals and clinics. Clinical training is scheduled between the hours of 7:30AM-4:00PM. Hours depend on the facility that you are assigned to. Schedules may vary dependent upon courses and clinical affiliate requirements. Short term specialty rotations may be assigned in advanced modalities, other disciplines in the radiologic sciences, and nontraditional schedules (e.g. evenings) to enhance the student’s clinical experience.
No, however, most clinical sites do require students and staff to be fully vaccinated. You must sign a “Statement of Clinical Site COVID-19 Vaccination Requirements and Release” indicating you understand that by not being vaccinated, you may not be able to complete required clinical rotations which may necessitate your need to withdraw from the RT program.