The School of Radiologic Technology at UF Health Jacksonville is a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) accredited certificate awarding program. This is a 23-month program consisting of a 40-hour-per-week schedule. Students should anticipate an additional 6-8 hours per week for homework, projects, and exam preparation. Students will be required to rotate shifts and days. All classroom and clinical training is done on the UF Health Jacksonville campuses. Students will rotate through our accredited clinical sites, including the main UF Health Jacksonville campus, a diagnostic imaging center that is located approximately 5 miles from the main campus and our newest facility, UF Health North, located approximately 11 miles from the main campus.
The program is approved for training 26 students. No more than 12 students are accepted annually. A completed application must be submitted by October 31st of each year. Classes begin in early January.
Students are required to attend school for a total of 40 hours each week, including classroom and clinical activities. Classes are taught in our new dedicated classroom on the main campus.
- Classes begins January 8th, 2024.
- Academic classes are held on Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday throughout the first 12 months of training. During the second year of training, the academic classes are held on Tuesday and Thursday afternoons.
- The remainder of the 40 hour week during each year will be spent in the student's assigned clinical area.
- Students must report to their assignment clinical area immediately before and after scheduled classes.
- Students are allowed ten personal leave days annually. These days cannot be carried forward to the second year. Personal leave days must be scheduled through the office of the program director.
- Students will not be scheduled for any of the following holidays:
- New Year’s Day – January 1st, 2024
- Martin Luther King Day – January 15th, 2024
- Memorial Day – May 27th, 2024
- Independence Day – July 4th, 2024
- Labor Day – September 2nd, 2024
- Veterans Day – November 11th, 2024
- Thanksgiving Day – November 28th, 2024
- Friday after Thanksgiving – November 29th, 2024
- Christmas Eve – December 24th, 2024
- Christmas Day – December 25th, 2024
- Each student will be scheduled to have two (1) week breaks (Summer & Winter) each year.
- Senior class: June 24th – June 28th, 2024
- Junior class: July 1st – July 5th, 2024
- Junior class: December 23rd – January 3rd, 2024
The program completion date will be during final week in the 23rd month of enrollment period, provided the student has successfully completed all of academic and clinical requirements; including but not limited to the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists clinical competency requirements. See graduation requirements listed below.
Student shift rotation assignments during the 23-month training program will include days, evenings and weekends. Weekends and evening shift requirements will not exceed 25 percent of the total clinical hour requirements.
- During the 23 month program, students may be scheduled during the following shifts:
- Weekday Shifts:
- 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.
- 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
- 9 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
- 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
- 1 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.
- Weekend Shifts:
- 7 a.m. - 3:30 p.m.
- 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
- Weekday Shifts:
View the program curriculum outline.
Students are required to maintain a minimum grade point average of 75 percent in the academic and clinical portions of the program. Academic and clinical grades are calculated separately on a quarterly basis.
- A : 90-100%
- B : 80-89%
- C : 75-79%
- F : 74% and below
To receive a certificate of completion from the School of Radiologic Technology at UF Health Jacksonville, the student must successfully complete all program courses with a score of 75 percent or higher, successfully complete all the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Clinical Competency requirements, satisfy all program financial obligations, return all library books, meal cards, and parking passes. All students are required to attend the graduation ceremony.