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Program Deadline Extended!

The application deadline for the Radiologic Imaging Sciences A.S. program has been extended to Monday, May 1, 2017 at 4:30pm.

For Associate of Science Degree: All application materials should be received by March 1 to be considered for admission. Late applications may not be reviewed after this date. Send all requested materials to the CHP Welcome Center.  Applicants must provide:

  1. Application for Admission: The application is required and is available here.
  2. Application Fee: A non-refundable application fee of $40.00 is required and must accompany the application.
  3. Official Transcripts: Arrange for each college or university you have attended to forward an official transcript of your course work. A minimum cumulative and prerequisite GPA of 2.50 is required to apply for admission.
  4. Professional Observation Form: A professional observation form signed by a registered radiographer that documents at least six (6) observation hours in a busy radiology department must be sent by the radiographer before the deadline. The form is available hereadobepdf_icon.
  5. Interview: The most qualified applicants will be contacted after March 1 to arrange an interview.
  6. Essay: The submission of a written essay is required.  More information is sent to the applicant when contacted for an interview.
  7. TOEFL scores as applicable. See International Applicants in the Admissions/Academic Information section of the catalog.

**All accepted applicants must consent to a criminal background check and drug screen prior to matriculation. Background checks and drug screens are required by most clinical sites during the didactic and clinical phase of the program. Matriculation into the program is contingent upon acceptable background check and drug screen results. Adverse results of a background check will be considered on an individual basis and may result in an inability to matriculate into the program. Enrolled students may be randomly drug tested throughout the curriculum and clinical sites may require updated background checks. More information about the requirement will be provided to accepted applicants.


For Registered Technologists ONLY, Bachelor of Science Degree: Application, required fee, and all required documents must be received by May 1 for fall semester and by October 1 for spring semester to be assured of consideration for admissions.

Applicants must provide:

  1. Application for Admission: The application is required and is available here.
  2. Application Fee:  A $40.00 non-refundable fee is required and must accompany the application.
  3. Official Transcripts: Arrange for each college or university you have attended to forward an official transcript of your course work. All official transcripts must be received no later than the appropriate date listed above.
  4. ARRT Card: Registered radiologic technologists seeking admission to the Bachelor of Science degree completion program must submit a copy of their ARRT card indicating that their status is in CE Compliance.
  5. TOEFL scores as applicable. See International Applicants in the Admissions/Academic Information section of the catalog.

Arkansas residency will be considered during selection for admission.

Applicants are considered without regard to race, color, gender, age, sexual orientation, religion, national origin or disability status as a criterion in deciding against any individual in matters of admission, placement, transfer, hiring, dismissal, compensation, fringe benefits, training, tuition assistance, and other personnel or educationally-related actions.

All documents should be submitted to: University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, College of Health Professions, Office of Student Affairs, UAMS, #619, 4301 West Markham Street, Little Rock, Arkansas 72205. Telephone: (501) 686-5730.

State Authorization of Distance Education and Clinical Placement Policy

**All accepted applicants must consent to a criminal background check and drug screen prior to matriculation. Background checks and drug screens are required by most clinical sites during the didactic and clinical phase of the program. Matriculation into the program is contingent upon acceptable background check and drug screen results. Adverse results of a background check will be considered on an individual basis and may result in an inability to matriculate into the program. Enrolled students may be randomly drug tested throughout the curriculum and clinical sites may require updated background checks. More information about the requirement will be provided to accepted applicants.