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Admission requirements

In order to be considered a candidate, applicants must meet the following requirements:

  • Possess a high school diploma or equivalent
  • College degree - Candidate must be able to meet one of the following criteria:
    • Possess an AAS or higher degree
    • Be enrolled in a medial imaging program that grants a degree upon completion of Geisinger's program
    • Able to document earning a college degree within one semester of completing Geisinger's program

Academic prerequisites

  • Candidates must possess passing grades (C or better) for regionally accredited college or university anatomy & physiology I & II courses (with associated lab sessions). Selection preference is given to candidates who have completed both courses as of the interview process.
  • A regionally accredited college or university medical terminology course with a letter grade of C or better, or a Pass
  • A regionally accredited college or university algebra-based general physics course with a letter grade of C or better
  • College-level math, or demonstrated equivalent, within five years of the application

Enrollment requirements

  • Satisfy admission requirements
  • Satisfy academic prerequisites
  • Enrollment fee: $150 (non-refundable)
  • Pass a health assessment which includes a drug screening (administered by Geisinger's Employee Health Department)
  • Submit a Pennsylvania Child Abuse History Clearance
  • Submit a Federal Criminal History Record (FCHR) check
  • Not a user of tobacco products

Graduation Requirements

  • Completed all academic courses with a letter grade of C or better.
  • Earned no more that three (3) initial letter grades of D and/or F.
  • Possess a cumulative grade point (GPA) of 2.5 or better.
  • Satisfied all clinical competency requirements.
  • Completed all clinical assignments or met early release requirements (Policy 104).
  • Made up all school time.
  • Have a clinical education average of 85%.
  • Have no financial obligations to the Geisinger Health System.
    • Medical Library costs
    • Lost film badge fee
    • Lost scrub set fee
    • Other
    • Exception: Financial incentive for post-graduation GHS employment obligation.