Application Procedure

Beginning in 2025 - the new application period for the Radiologic Technology program will be during  the  middle of the fall semester to begin a new class of students each spring semester. All pre-requisite courses will have to be completed by Summer 2024 to apply.

Program Application Period

Important Notes:

  • Beginning in 2025: The new application period for the Radiologic Technology program will be during  the  middle of the fall semester (October 2024)  to begin a new class of students for Spring 2025.
  • All pre-requisite courses will have to be completed by Summer 2024 to apply. 
  • An additional section of RTEC A has been added for the SUM 2024 semester - please see summer schedule.  It will meet 2 days a week on M/W 4:00 - 7:10 pm

Reminders:

  • No late applications will be accepted.  
  • Do not wait until the last day to file the application. If you are having technical difficulties - or we are unable to open your documents - your application may not be reviewed.
  • Note: if you are having problems uploading your application, make sure your documents are not too large and are in a PDF format.  The student ID and CDL  can be uploaded in an image format (not pdf).  Check that ALL boxes have been filled out correctly.  You can also try clearing out your cache files and browser history.  You should be using Chrome or Microsoft Edge.

BEFORE FILING THE APPLICATION - READ ALL INSTRUCTIONS ON THE 2023-24 RAD TECH CHECKLIST GUIDE to make sure you have completed all of the requirements

 
  • Our program had to make several adjustments to clincal and class start times due to the Covid pandemic.  We now take applications at the mid  Fall  semester to begin a new class each SPRING  semester.

  

Application Process

In order to file an application, you must have completed all required courses on the Rad Tech Course Worksheet 2023

 

The application is a fillable form for fall admission that will be filled out by the applicant and submitted online. You will not see a counselor to file the application this year. 

Please review all instructions on the 2023-24 CHECKLIST RAD TECH  BEFORE filing the application.

NEXT APPLICATION PERIOD will be OCT 2024

Application filing closed at 4:30 pm on the last published day. No late applications will be accepted.

Please do not wait until the last day to file your application - if the event you have internet or other technical difficulties.

 Notifications of acceptance will be made by approximately  Nov 15, 2024

Mandatory Orientation for Accepted Students is: WINTER SESSION 2024  TBA

Time and exact date TBD.  Information will be emailed with acceptance letters

You must fill out all necessary information along with uploading any required documentation (in PDF format) for the application to be complete. 

Make sure you have ALL supporting documents saved and ready to upload when preparing the application. (see RAD TECH CHECKLIST for Instructions)

Once you hit the SUBMIT button you cannot go back into the application.  

If you have a Letter of Recommendation that was sent directly to Mrs. Charman's email - please upload a note in the area of the application asking for the Letter of Recommendation stating that it was sent directly to the Program Director.

 

List of Documents & Applications Instructions You Will Need  

  • Use the following  2023 24 RAD TECH CHECKLIST to prepare your documents for filing the Radiologic Technology Program Application.
  • Save and upload all documents in PDF format.
    • Use can use an app such as Adobe Scan or MS Office Lens to create a PDF file from your phone. Any app that will save your files to PDF that you can send to an email will work.

 RT 2023 Course Worksheet  &  Area 5&6 ECC classes

Here is a short list of some of the items you will need:

  • Photo Identification Card:  California Driver’s License  (CDL) or state  I-issued ID card 
  • El Camino College Student ID card (if you have one)
  • Cover Letter
  • Resume
    • 2 Letters of Recommendation -
    • Must be dated and written within 3 years from the date of application. (see below)  If Emailed to you - you can upload them into the application - If the person want to email them directly to the program - direct them to send to radtech@elcamino.edu   subject line: "Letter of Rec 2025 for _____ ".  Standard letters must include letterhead stationary or attached business card and a signature.  Contact information must of the writer must also be included.  Letters must be from 2 separate people- Professional Letters of Recommendation only (not personal references)
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  • Transcripts (copies) for All Prerequisite Courses: Unofficial transcripts for now.
  • Supporting Documentation for Additional Points (see instructions)
    • Copies of Certificates /Licenses in healthcare-related occupations
    • Letters / forms documenting experience such as
    • Work/Volunteer hours, Radiology Observations, Community Service, etc.
    • American Veteran - Honorable Discharge
    • Note: Points for Observation Hours have been eliminated due to the limited available hospitals to do observation hours.
  • Please use  the  2023-24 CHECKLIST RAD TECH to see what specific documents you will need to submit with your application. Review the information and description on what documentation is needed for each section for the additional points.

 

  1. All prerequisite courses must be completed and a grade posted at the time the application. 
  2. Once the application is submitted, the counselors will review your transcripts and coursework to determine your GPA and course points.
  3. The application will then be reveiwed by the Rad Tech Program faculty for the remaining areas for points.
  4. You will be notified approximately  mid- NOV 2024 once the application is filed online, the applicant must send an email to the Program Director within 48 hours to RadTechDirector@elcamino.edu confirming an application has been filed.  Please see instructions at the end of the application.
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A note regarding IMMUNIZATIONS 

These are required for your CLINICAL placement and CAMPUS attendance.  If you choose not to get vaccinated, then there is no assurances that you can be placed at a clinical site for your clinical training.

  1. FLU VACCINE: If you are accepted into the Program – you WILL be REQUIRED by both the college campus and the clinical sites to have the FLU shot. Therefore, be sure to get your flu vaccination when offered in the fall and keep copies of the documentation, as you will have to provide the proof of vaccination when you begin the program.
  2.  
  3. COVID 19 VACCINE: El Camino College Radiologic Technology students must be vaccinated to enter the clinical sites for clinical training.  The clinical sites will require proof of vaccination that you must provide along with the other required program health documentation the first week you begin the program. If you desire a career in Health Care, it is better to protect yourself, your family and everyone else around you by getting vaccinated. You must provide a current Covid booster within 6 mo to 1 year* depending on the placement of your clincial site by Feb 6, 2024.

You can meet with any of the health sciences counselors to ensure you're on track to apply.

  • Janice Pon-Ishikawa
  • Stephanie Bennett
  • Chris Jeffries

If you have questions for the counselors you can reach them at Counseling.

Counselor Evaluations

  • The ECC counselors can check your previous course work for articulation with the ECC A.S. degree requirements.
  • If courses are general education courses that were taken at another college, the counselor can evaluate for articulation.
  • The counselor may contact you if they have any questions.

 

Starting the Program

Applicants will be notified by approximately mid Nov  of their application status.  

There is mandatory attendance required for applicants who are provisionally accepted into the SPRING Semester. 

The orientation schedule is to be determined = but will be held during the winter session prior to the start of the Spring semester - Dates to be determined

For Spring 2025 Semester: You will be required to have a laptop or tablet with a camera, microphone and internet access.  With the continuing changes in course delivery due to the COVID-19 pandemic, some lectures and exams will be presented remotely (on-line).  ECC has a limited number of computers to loan to students, but you will need a working internet service off campus to be successful.

 
  • The Radiologic Technology Program begins a new class of students once each year, beginning in the SPRING SEMESTER.
  • ALL pre-requisite courses listed on the Rad Tech Course Evaluation Worksheet must be COMPLETED prior to filing an application to the program.
  • The number of students selected each year is based on the availability of positions at the clinical sites and is subject to change from year to year.

 

RTEC-A course is a pre-requisite for the RT Program and must be completed at El Camino College. Introductory courses taken at other institutions will not be considered for transfer, but may be considered towards additional points on the application - see application instructions for details

If you have questions, you may contact the Program Director, Mrs. Dawn Charman at RadTechDirector@elcamino.edu.

If you have general questions, please review the frequently asked questions and/or send an email to radtech@elcamino.edu.

 

 

 

Questions? Contact Us RadTec

Radiologic Technology Program Director
Dawn Charman , M.Ed., R.T.
MBA 417 D (In Health Sciences Office)
RadTechDirector@elcamino.edu
Phone: 310-660-3593 x3247   
Text: 909 851-7575 (Please leave your name) 

Radiologic Technology Program Clinical Coordinator  
Mr. Eric Villa
MBA 433
evilla@elcamino.edu
Phone: 310-660-3593  x 5901

Radiologic Tech Full Time Faculty 

Ms Michele Perez

MBA 431

Phone 310 660-3593  x3030