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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
    September 25, 2018
    5 pm

    Nursing - ICB 1809
    PTA - ICB 1802
    Radiography - ICB 1710

    January 29, 2019
    5 pm

    Nursing - ICB 1809
    PTA - ICB 1802
    Radiography - ICB 1710

  • Students applying for the 2019 Radiography program must take the Test of Essential Academic Skills (TEAS) at one of the following times. 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 $58.00 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

    TEAS testing for 2019 admission will be offered April - August, 2018.

    Test dates will be posted in March 2018.

  • All students admitted to the 2019 program are expected to attend a Mandatory Orientation meeting on Friday, October 26, 2018, from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. in room ICB 1710.  There will be a break for lunch.

  • The Class of 2018 Radiography Pinning Ceremony will be at 6:00 pm on Thursday, December 13, 2018 in the Astroth Community Education Center auditorium at Heartland Community College.

Contact Radiography

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

Email Radiography

Amanda Rambo

Coordinator of Admission
Phone: 309-268-8058