Drug Screening and Criminal Background
Criminal background checks and drug screens are required for all radiography students upon admission.
Hepatitis B Vaccination Requirement
The Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS) requires students enrolled in health-related courses, which will involve direct patient contact in medical facilities to complete a three dose series of hepatitis B vaccine prior to direct patient care. The Hepatitis B immunization series of 3 injections takes 6 months to complete with the second injection due one month after the first injection and the 3rd injection due 5 months after the 2nd injection.
Applicants must show proof of completion of the Hepatitis B vaccine series or serologic confirmation of immunity to Hepatitis B virus as a condition of full acceptance to the program.
Applicants must have begun the vaccine series by February 1st in order meet this requirement. The entire series must be complete by the first day of class.
Attend one information session prior to the application deadline. These sessions will be by appointment only. Call 979-532-6491 and speak to the program secretary for details.