The Philadelphia School of Radiologic Technology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children is a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) accredited twenty-three month, full time certificate program, that begins the first week of August. Program graduates are eligible for American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Certification.
Radiologic technologists perform an important function in the rapidly growing branch of medicine known as radiology. They are assistants to physicians who specialize in the use of X-rays and other forms of radiation to diagnose and treat diseases and injuries. As part of the radiologic team, technologists perform a vital role in a science dedicated to saving lives and alleviating human suffering.
On this page, you will find program effectiveness data, an application packet, application to the program, as well as information on policies, tuition and associated fees, the curriculum, courses, and graduation requirements. For more information, please contact Program Director Cecile Williams at (215)-427-6751 or at Cecile.Williams@americanacademic.com.
The Philadelphia School of Radiologic Technology is accredited by:
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606 - 3182
Telephone: (312) 704 - 5300
Fax (312) 704 - 5304
The mission of the Radiologic Technology program is to graduate students who are competent and compassionate radiologic health care providers and provide students with the skills necessary to meet or exceed minimum entry-level requirements to perform radiologic technology.
*The pass rate for the program’s 5 years has fallen below the mandatory 75% requirement. As a result the program has been placed on probation by the governing body JRCERT.
Philadelphia School of Radiologic Technology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children
160 East Erie Ave.
Philadelphia, PA 19134
Admission to the radiography program is selective and interested students must follow the
application procedure as follows.
Anticipated Tuition and Expenses for 2018 - 2019
Anticipated Tuition and Expenses for 2019 - 2020
Please note that there is no Financial Aid.
*Students are required to have a laptop.
The tuition and expenses listed above are subject to change and do not include transportation, classroom, supplies, housing or meals.
If written notification of cancellation is submitted to the Program Director two weeks prior to the program start date, a fifty percent (50%) refund of the $700.00 advanced tuition fee will be refunded.
No refunds will be issued following a TWO WEEK enrollment period.
A student requesting transfer into the program from another radiography program, must complete the following procedures, please click here.
Students must participate in the program 40 hours per week Monday through Friday. The first year students are in classes 3 days and clinical 2 days. Second year students are in classes two days a week and clinical three days a week. All classes are held at Saint Christopher's Hospital for Children.
Course Descriptions & Sequence
Radiography Academic Calendar
The Philadelphia School of Radiologic Technology at St. Christopher's Hospital for Children currently offers clinical education at the following facilities.