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Radiography is the medical profession that uses x-rays to make images of the structures of the body.


Due to multiple factors including COVID and program revision, the Radiography program is changing to a summer start date, effective June 1, 2021.  The program will continue to be six semesters in length, graduating in May.

The Radiography program is a two-year degree program that prepares students for an occupation in the professional field of medical radiography (x-ray technology). Related imaging modalities include computed tomography, angiography, magnetic resonance imaging, and mammography. Radiography is a specialty within the field of Radiologic Technology, along with diagnostic medical sonography, nuclear medicine, and radiation therapy.

For more information on the radiography profession, please visit or

Program Effectiveness & Accreditation

Registered Radiographers

Please see for more information on advancing your career in Computed Tomography.

Transfer Options for Advancing Your Education and Career Beyond the AAS in Radiography

Schools that Heartland Community College has transfer agreements with:

SIU Carbondale - Allied Health Division - Articulation Agreement

  • Copy and paste this link to access specific information for programs at SIU including CT, MRI, Radiation Therapy, Radiology Management and Leadership
  • SIU also has a Sonography program available that will accept our students on a case-by-case basis

University of St. Francis Joliet - Articulation Agreement

Important Deadlines

Event Deadline
Application process begins September 1, 2021
Application deadline January 1, 2022
Supporting documentation due January 15, 2022
Program decisions made February 15-March 15, 2022

RAD Upcoming Events

  • We strongly recommend you attend one of these informational sessions. All information meetings are held at the main campus in Normal, IL, unless otherwise noted.

    Day Time Room

    Please note:  Beginning October 4, 2021, some information meetings will be held in person on the Normal campus and some will be held virtually via Zoom.  Please look carefully at the meeting(s) that you are interested in.

    Monday, October 4, 2021

    5 pm

    Nursing Program

    Room ICB 1809

    Monday, October 4, 2021

    5 pm

    Work Ready Programs

    Room ICB 1706

    Monday, October 4, 2021

    5 pm

    EMT/Paramedic Programs

    Room NRC 1008

    Wednesday, October 6, 2021

    5 pm

    Radiography Program

    Room ICB 1813

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

    5 pm

    Medical Assistant Program

    Room ICB 1806

    Thursday, October 7, 2021

    5 pm

    Physical Therapist Assistant Program

    Via Zoom.  Please contact the program coordinator listed below to request the ZOOM link for this Physical Therapist Assistant meeting.

    Please contact the following program coordinator and request the ZOOM link for the meeting that you would like to attend:

    EMT/Paramedic - Please contact Travis Wilson at

    Medical Assistant - Please contact Martha Stearns at

    Nursing - Please watch this brief informational video. Then contact Jennifer O'Connor at

    Physical Therapist Assistant - Please contact Daryl Menke at

    Radiography - Please contact Jo Gramley at

    Work Ready Programs* - Please contact Kelly Pyle at

    * Work Ready Programs currently consist of Pharmacy Technician, Dental Assistant, Phlebotomy, Veterinary Assistant, and Recovery Support Specialist.

  • The ATI TEAS is only offered online.

    Study materials are available at the Heartland Library or may be purchased at

    Students may take the ATI TEAS twice within an application cycle. The highest score of the two attempts will be used for evaluation.  TEAS scores are valid for two application cycles. 

  • A mandatory program orientation for the cohort selected for summer 2022 will occur in spring 2022.  Admitted students will not be enrolled in courses without attending.  Day, time, and location will be posted here when determined.

  • The Class of 2021 Pinning Ceremony will be held on Thursday, December 9, 2021, beginning at 6:00 pm in the Astroth Community Education Center auditorium.  Should there be inclement weather on that date, the ceremony will be held on Tuesday, December 14, 2021, at the same time and place.

Contact Radiography

ICB 2800
1500 W Raab Road
Normal, IL 61761
Phone: 309-268-8740
Fax: 309-268-7958

Email Radiography

Amanda Garard

Coordinator of Admission
Phone: 309-268-8058