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

April 1 - May 15
October 1 - November 15

Thank you for your interest in the Computed Tomography CT) Certificate program. 

The application cycle is open from April 1 to May 15 for a fall semester start | October 1 to November 15 for a spring semester start, each year.

Applications for admission are considered by completeness and on a first-come, first-served basis. Some clinical sites may interview potential applicants at their discretion.

Program Admission Requirements

  • This program is not eligible for financial aid.
  • 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.

Prepare Your Supplemental Materials

The CT certificate application requires supplemental materials to be prepared prior to applying.

The supplemental materials include:

  • vaccination and medical records;
  • AHA CPR card
  • Radiology License-ARDMS, ARRT, or NMCTB
  • Resume
  • Current Health Insurance card

Please save and name all completed documents using the following format: Last Name-Document Name (ex. "Smith-CPR.pdf").

Vaccination and Medical Records

Applicants to the CT certificate program are required to submit specific vaccination and medical records as part of their application supplemental materials.

You will need to provide the following records:

  • A negative Tuberculosis (TB) skin test OR QuantiFERON (QFT) Gold test OR clear chest x-ray image within 3 months of applying
  • Measles, mumps, rubella (MMR) vaccine;
  • Varicella vaccine;
  • Tetanus, Diphtheria, Pertussis (Tdap) vaccine within the last 10 years
  • Flu vaccine;
  • Hepatitis B vaccine;
  • Physical within the last year
  • COVID-19 vaccine

The Health Center can help you obtain any vaccines or tests you may need and provide the required records above.

Incomplete applications will not be considered. 

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.

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

You are Ready to Apply

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  • 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 $68.00.
  • 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.