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 School of Radiography - General Information

Students reviewing x-ray with provider.

Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography offers a challenging and rewarding career opportunity for motivated individuals in the field of Radiologic Technology.

Our School of Radiography is a 22-month, 5-semester program offering the completion of a Certificate in Radiography, which provides its students an opportunity to become eligible for the ARRT national certification exam in Radiography, secure employment as a competent entry-level Radiographer, instill professional values, and encourage lifelong professional growth.

The Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography will provide students with quality didactic and clinical education, and the community with quality and competent professionals of Radiologic Technology, through a curriculum that promotes the current practice, guidelines, and standards. Through over 1100 hours of didactic instruction and 1700 clinical hours in multiple departments of Marshfield Clinic Health System, a multi-specialty, trauma level-two campus, the student will be well prepared for a career as a Radiographer.

The Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography is designed to assist students in becoming excellent Radiography professionals that provide the highest standards of patient care. The combination of didactic and clinical courses promotes development of radiographic competency, communication, problem-solving, and critical-thinking skills that will be invaluable in a future career. We accomplish this by providing opportunities throughout our program in the form of specialty taught courses, a well-balanced and thorough clinical experience, endless support from faculty, and hands-on experience in radiographic procedures.

Mission Statement

Consistent with the Marshfield Clinic Mission to enrich lives through accessible, affordable compassionate health care, the Mission of the Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography is to prepare students to successfully complete the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) national certification exam in Radiography, and to provide the healthcare community with competent, compassionate, entry-level radiographers.

Accreditation

The Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography is fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) in accordance with the Standards for an Accredited Educational Program in Radiologic Sciences (STANDARDS). The JRCERT promotes excellence in education by elevating the quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs in radiography, and is the only agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry.

The Joint Review on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 600606
E-mail: mail@jrcert.org

For more information about the JRCERT, please visit www.jrcert.org.

Certification

Upon successful completion of our program, graduates will be qualified to apply for certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (www.arrt.org). The ARRT investigates, examines, and certifies the competency of graduates. Certification by the ARRT requires that all graduates sit for a National Registry Examination, and successfully pass, to become a “Registered Radiologic Technologist.” Students will also be eligible for Licensed Radiographer certification by the Wisconsin Department of Safety and Professional Services. (http://dsps.wi.gov).

University Affiliations

The Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography has formal affiliation agreements in conjunction with the following Universities for the completion of a Bachelors Degree.

  • Marian University, Fond du Lac, Wisconsin
  • St. Cloud State University, St. Cloud, Minnesota
  • University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin
  • University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point, Stevens Point, Wisconsin

Affiliation agreements do not guarantee student acceptance. All affiliation students must meet application and entrance requirements of the Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography, and are subject to the selective admissions process. Affiliate candidates selected for admission will have the opportunity to complete the requirements to finish their undergraduate degree.

Acceptance into Marshfield Clinic School of Radiography does not require attendance through an affiliated university. Independent students interested in enrollment can qualify for application by meeting application requirements.