Accepted student requirements

Students accepted to the Mizzou Radiography program must:

  • Provide a current immunization record and update as required;
  • Complete a nationwide criminal background check as well as a caregiver screening through Missouri Department of Health and Senior Services using their social security number;
  • Submit to a 7 Panel Drug Test;
  • Have current certification in BLS (Basic Life Support) for Healthcare Providers through any AHA (American Heart Association) certified course, this certification must be maintained throughout the entire professional phase of the program;
    • The Radiography program will certify accepted students during the student’s professional phase.
  • Purchase lab coats, scrubs and other materials for their classroom and clinical training;
  • Have reliable transportation to clinical sites up to 1 hour away from Columbia, Missouri;
  • Complete all clinical placement assignments, including evening and weekend rotations between the hours of 6 a.m. and 11 p.m.;
  • Maintain the required minimum 2.5 GPA per semester as well as cumulative;
  • Successfully completely all pre-requisite courses; and
  • Follow all rules and regulations in the Radiography Policy Manual.