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Medical Radiation Technology

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma; University Transfer
Field of Study:Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Description:The Medical Radiation Technology program is offered over three academic years (7 levels). Fanshawe College provides the theoretical knowledge along with an extensive simulation component of the program while a number of participating hospitals across Southwestern Ontario offer practical instruction and clinical experience.

he Radiological technologist uses x-ray radiation to create images of the tissues, organs, bones and vessels that make up the human body. Through a combination of classroom lectures, laboratory simulation, and clinical education, students learn to operate sophisticated x-ray equipment, and advanced computer systems to produce diagnostic images of human anatomy, position patients for x-ray procedures, practice radiation safety and deliver quality patient care.
URL:Medical Radiation Technology at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $5,339
International: $14,210
Careers:Medical Radiation Technologists

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade11 Biology 
  •  Grade11 Physics 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 English (C) or (U) - Any Grade 12 Mathematics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Physics (C) or (U) - Grade 11 or Grade 12 Biology (C) or (U) (Note: minimum final grade required for each course is 70)

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 5.5] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    The following items are applicable to the program: - Possession of a Standard First Aid course certificate (either St. John Ambulance or Canadian Red Cross or equivalent) and a Basic Rescuer course certificate - Basic Life Support (BLS) for Health Care Providers (C) in accordance with the Heart and Stroke Foundation of Canada Canadian Guidelines for CPR. - Evidence of Good Health - Police Record Check and Vulnerable Sector Screening, including a check of the Pardoned Sexual Offenders Database - Pre-Clinical/Placement Condition

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on August 30, 2018