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

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.

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Program Effectiveness & Accreditation

Registered Radiographers

Registered Radiographers can complete the A.A.S. through Heartland by satisfying specific degree completion criteria.

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. April 1
Application Deadline. August 1
Supporting documentation due. September 1
Applicants notified about admission. October 1

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.

    Day Time Room

    March 18, 2020
    Additional dates will be added when confirmed


    May 4, 2020

    5 pm

    Nursing - ICB 1809
    PTA - ICB 1703
    Radiography - ICB 1710
    Medical Assistant - ICB 1704
    Work Ready Programs* - ICB 1702
    EMT/Paramedic - ICB 1812

    July 13, 2020

    5 pm

    Nursing - ICB 1809
    PTA - ICB 1703
    Radiography - ICB 1710
    Medical Assistant - ICB 1704
    Work Ready Programs* - ICB 1702
    EMT/Paramedic - ICB 1812

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

  • Students applying for the 2021 Radiography program must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS). To schedule the TEAS test, please log into your myHeartland account, click on Appointments, Allied Health, TEAS Testing.  Check your myHeartland for email confirmation. Walk-ins are not permitted. A $70.00 fee must be paid by credit card at the time of testing. Study guides are available at or the Heartland Community College Library. Students may retake the TEAS one time within the application period. The highest grade within the application period will be used for evaluation. TEAS scores are valid for a period of two years.

    Day Time

    Please log into your myHeartland account for dates and times of TEAS Testing.

  • All students admitted to the 2020 program are expected to attend a Mandatory Orientation meeting on Friday, October 25, 2019, from 8:15 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in room ICB 1710.  There will be a break for lunch.

  • The Class of 2020 Radiography Pinning Ceremony will be at 6:00 pm on Thursday, December 10, 2020, in the Astroth Community Education Center auditorium at Heartland Community College.  In case of cancellation due to inclement weather, the ceremony will be held on December 15, 2020.

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