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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.

For more information on the radiography profession, please visit American Society of Radiologic Technologists or RadAcademy.

Program Effectiveness & Accreditation

Registered Radiographers

Please see the opportunities for radiographers page for more information on advancing your career in Computed Tomography.

Radiography A.A.S. Degree Completion Criteria for Registered BNSR Radiography Graduates

Bloomington-Normal School of Radiography Registered Radiographers who wish to complete their A.A.S. degree should: 

  1. Hold a current ARRT registration and IEMA Division of Nuclear Safety license. 
  2. Have graduated from the Bloomington-Normal School of Radiography with a GPA of 2.0 or a "C" average.

If you meet these criteria and would like more information, please email the Coordinator of Radiography

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

SIU Carbondale Radiography Page

  • 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

St. Francis Joliet Health Care Information Page

Important Deadlines

Important Deadlines
Event Deadline
Application process begins September 1
Application deadline January 1
Supporting documentation due January 15
Program decisions made February 15-March 15

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.

    Informational Session(s)
    Day Time Room


    Please register for this event here.


  • The ATI TEAS is only offered online.

    Study materials are available at the Heartland Library or may be purchased on the ATI prep page for study materials.

    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 Class of 2026 cohort will occur on Friday, April 19, 2024.  Admitted students to the program will not be enrolled in courses without attending. The time and location is yet to be determined and will be posted once determined.

  • The Class of 2023 Pinning Ceremony will be held Wednesday, May 17, 2023 at 6:00 p.m. in the Astroth Community Education Center (ACEC) Auditorium. 

Contact Radiography

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

Email Radiography

Jacquelyn Ritchhart, BS, RT(R)

Acting Program Director
Phone: 309-268-8744

Amanda Garard

Coordinator of Admission
Phone: 309-268-8058