The program begins in September of each year. 
Hours:
Clinical Hours:
7:30 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. (with 30 min. lunch) and 1:00 p.m.- 9:30 p.m. (with 30 min. dinner)
Evening rotation occurs approximately every 10-12 weeks during the second year of the program.
 
Class Hours:
8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m. (with 1 hour lunch)
Total program hours will never exceed 40 per week 
Clinical Instruction:
Following a 5-week orientation consisting of classroom and laboratory instruction, students will perform clinical rotations at the following sites:
  • Hartford Hospital Radiology Department, Hartford, CT
  • Connecticut Children’s Medical Center, Hartford, CT
  • Connecticut Children's Medical Center Satellite Office, Glastonbury, CT
  • MidState Medical Center Radiology Department, Meriden, CT
  • Jefferson Radiology, P.C., Hartford, CT

    Students are responsible for their own transportation to and from class and clinical assignments.
Academic Instruction:
Classroom instruction is held on the Hartford Hospital campus in the Education and Resource Center.
Assessment:
Student competence is determined by written and practical examinations, and by clinical evaluations. Clinical staff radiographers are involved in evaluating the students in terms of both their professional growth and their technical ability in the clinical area.
Program Costs ~ Tuition and Expenses:
       Application Fee: $50 non-refundable processing fee 
Entrance Exam Fee: $45
                     Tuition: $5,000/year 
      Technology Fee: $300
                      Room: approx. $350 per month for a dormitory room 
                      Books: approx. $800  
                 Uniforms: approx. $200 
                    Parking: $75/month @ local garages 
         Miscellaneous: approx. $100
                               
  (CPR, ID badge, Personal Radiographic Markers, Allied Health patches)
All costs are subject to change and there is no tuition refund for early termination or withdrawal from the program.
Graduation Requirements:
Upon completion of the following requirements, students will receive a certificate of completion and are eligible to take the ARRT certification examination:
  • Complete all didactic courses with a minimum grade of 75%.
  • Maintain a combined average of 75% or higher on the 7 comprehensive exams given during the program.
  • Maintain a minimum clinical grade average of 85% at the end of each semester.
  • Successfully complete all required clinical competencies.
  • Follow hospital and program policies as outlined in the student handbook.
  • Make up any sick time in excess of 16 days.
Student Loans/Financial Aid:
Student Loans are not available through the Hartford Hospital School of Allied Health, however financial aid and loans are offered through the following institutions: 

(Note that this program is NOT eligible for federal student loan programs.)

Radiography Program Accreditation:

JRCERT websiteThe Hartford Hospital Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education of Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The JRCERT has been authorized by the United States Department of Education to accredit educational programs for Radiography and Radiation Therapy Technology.

The standards for accreditation of educational programs in radiologic technology are contained in the following document published by the JRCERT: “Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Sciences”. This document is available for viewing upon request to the program director or by viewing the JRCERT web site.

Students who feel the program is not in compliance with the JRCERT standards may call or write to the JRCERT at:

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
312-704-5300
mail@jrcert.org