Apply to the Computed Tomography Certification Program

Steps to a Successful Enrollment

The following information describes steps to enrollment and includes forms you will need to print, complete, and submit to be accepted into the CT certificate program. Please email Teri Huggins with any questions.

Application Cycles

June 1 - June 30
October 1 - 31
March 1 - 30

Applications for admission are considered by completeness and on a first-come, first-served basis as they are received or by date if they are postmarked and mailed.

General Information to Know Before You Apply

Program Admission Requirements

  • Potential students must show evidence of acute care experience within the last (3) three years.
  • Enroll as a CCD student. Admission to CCD does not guarantee placement in the CT certificate program.
  • Candidates must pass a 10-year background check and drug screen when instructed by the program coordinator. Enrollment in the courses is restricted by the coordinator.
  • You must hold current certification in radiography, radiation therapy, or nuclear medicine by the ARRT or NMTCB.
  • You must have a minimum of one year of experience in direct patient care. This does not include prior radiography program clinical internship time.
  • Complete the admissions packet. Incomplete packets will not be accepted. The admission packet includes CT program application, current resume, current ARRT card, current CPR (BLS for Healthcare Providers) American Heart Association, immunization paperwork, including PPD, MMR, Hepatitis B series, Varicella or titer, Tetanus/Diptheria Toxoid/TDaP within 10 years, annual flu shot.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. Do not send or take any of the forms to Admissions, Recruitment & Outreach. Please send packets to Health Sciences at Lowry, Attn: CT program, 1070 Alton Way, Denver, CO 80230

Step 1. Enroll in CCD

If you haven’t done so yet, you must be a current CCD student to enroll in this program. The CCD application is free.

Admission to the College does not guarantee admission to the CT program. Admission to the CT program is dependent upon clinical site availability and fulfillment of the other program admission requirements.

Step 2. Submit the Appropriate Paperwork

Applicants are accepted on a first-come, first-serve basis. Incomplete or late packets will not be considered for admission. Please keep your own copies of all documentation submitted.

The following items must be included in the application packets. Please contact our office with any questions or concerns.

Step 3. Complete a Background Check (BGC) and Drug Screen

  • Please do not begin the BGC and drug screen process until instructed to do so by the program coordinator.
  • Regardless of a previous employment background check (BGC) and drug screen, a new one must be initiated through Castle Branch.
  • There is a non-refundable fee of $63.00.
  • Once accepted into the program, you must submit a receipt for the background check and drug screening process.

Read, sign, and print the CCD Informed Consent for Background Check and include it in your application packet.