Baton Rouge General School of Radiologic Technology Professional Certificate Program Why the BRG SORT? We have an excellent reputation in the Imaging community for producing highquality, kind and compassionate Radiographers. Our program has graduates employed in all of the area facilities, within other western/central/northern areas of LA, and out the state. Our program has recently undergone a complete curriculum revision to ensure that instruction is the most current and the best quality possible. We were just awarded reaccreditation of 8 years, maximum award possible for programmatic accreditation by the JRCERT. Our exam pass rate and our employment rate are some of the best in the state. And in recent years our attrition rate has been excellent. Our graduates also have been cross trained in advanced technologies such as CT, MRI, Heart Cath and interventional, as well as Mammography. We also have small class sizes and excellent educator to student ratios. BRG School of Radiologic Technology Contact Information: Susan Butler, Registrar 225-387-7024 Susan.Butler@brgeneral.org Jaclyn Verret Peters, Program Director 225-387-7157 Jaclyn.Peters@brgeneral.org BRG SORT Pre-Requisite Coursework: Prior to applying to be admitted into the professional program at the BRG SORT, each student MUST complete the following courses at an accredited community college or university with a GPA overall in these courses of a 2.5 or higher and only courses grades of “C” or better will count as course completion. Application process also includes letters of recommendation, HESI testing, Observation Hours, Core Performance forms, as well as several other steps. Any interested applicants should see Mrs. Susan Butler or Mrs. Jaclyn Peters for full details of the application process (or for more information visit our website). English 1010 (3cr hrs) English 1020 (3cr hrs) Math- College Alegra or higher (3cr hrs) Communication 1010– Introduction or Interpersonal (3cr hrs) Freshman Orientation or Freshman Seminar– if less than 30 hours of college coursework (1cr hrs) Biology– Human Anatomy and Physiology w/ Lab 2230, 2231 (4cr hrs) Psychology 1010 (3cr hrs) Allied Health 1020 or Medical Terminology (2cr hrs) Biology- Human Anatomy and Physiology w/ Lab 2220, 2221 (4cr hrs) Allied Health 2200 or Healthcare Ethics and Law (2cr hrs) All university or community colleges use different course numbers for coursework listed above, BEFORE taking courses for BRG SORT credit, please check with SORT Registrar or Program Director to ensure that correct courses are being taken to fulfill requirements. Also courses may be taken through the Fall semester prior to January admissions date, but no later. All coursework as pre-requisite must be successfully completed prior to beginning Professional courses with the SORT in January following the application process. To better serve our potential students, BRG SORT has met and worked out degree plans with several state and local colleges and universities for student’s interested in completed our program in Radiologic Sciences. The ARRT (national exam provider) now requires the completion of a professional program in Radiologic Sciences and the completion of a minimum of an Associates Degree to be able to take national board testing to practice as a Radiographer. An articulation agreement with Northwestern State University through online Associates degree in General Studies with Concentration in Radiologic Sciences can be done concurrently with our Professional Program and is the most cost effective and efficient of the current options. Students may also choose to complete their pre-requisites through River Parishes Community College and be awarded a Certificate of General Studies and then take an additional 29-33 credit hours through RPCC to earn an Associates Degree in General Studies with a concentration in a variety of Science fields. Students may choose to complete their pre-requisites through Baton Rouge Community College and the additional course work required to earn their Associates degree in Science or General Studies as well. See the BRG SORT Program Director or Registrar for the correct contact person for advising at each of the colleges listed.