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How to Apply

Mayo Clinic radiography students examining an anatomical model with program director

Enrollment options

Students have two options to choose from when preparing to apply to the Mayo Clinic Radiography Program in Jacksonville, Florida.

Enrollment options

Affiliated associate degree option

Florida State College at Jacksonville offers an Associate in Science (A.S.) in Radiography track in affiliation with our program. (Program code: 2254.) Interested students must apply to FSCJ and must complete prerequisite courses at FSCJ. Transfer credit for previous general college coursework may be accepted by FSCJ.

Certificate option

Students may be eligible for the certificate option if they have met both of the following:

  • Earned an associate degree or higher (does not have to be in radiography) before the program start date
  • Completed all of the required program prerequisite coursework

Admissions 

Competitive applicants

Students will be most competitive if they have:

  • Performed well in all program prerequisites.
  • Achieved at least a 3.0 GPA.
  • Taken at least 13 prerequisite credits at FSCJ or have an associate degree (or more advanced degree) already awarded.

Transfer student policy 

Transfer credit from other radiography program coursework that is specific to radiography is not accepted.

FSCJ may accept transfer credit for previous general college coursework.

Non-U.S. citizen applicants

See the Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences non-U.S. citizen applicant's policy.

Equal opportunity

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences upholds all federal and state laws that preclude discrimination on the basis of race, sex, age, religion, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, disabilities, or veteran status. 

For more information, review the Student Selection Committee Policy or visit the Education Office for Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion.

Before you apply

Before you apply, learn what prerequisites and technical standards we require of each of our applicants.

Prerequisites (29 credits)

The Radiography Program includes 29 credits of prerequisites and 58 credits at Mayo Clinic.

You must complete at least 13 of the 29 semester credits prerequisites prior to applying to the program. The remaining prerequisite credits must be completed by the start of the program in January.

NumberCourseCredits

BSC 2085C

Human Anatomy and Physiology I

4

HSC 1531

Medical Terminology

3

MAC 1105

College Algebra

3

ENC 1101

English Composition I

3

BSC 2086C

Human Anatomy and Physiology II

4

PHY 1020C

Physics for Liberal Arts with Laboratory

3

CGS 1060

Introduction to Information Technology

3

Social sciences elective

3

Humanities elective

3

 

Technical standards

Candidates must meet the technical standards (with or without reasonable accommodation) necessary to acquire or demonstrate competence in health professions as outlined in the Radiography Program technical performance standards document.

Applicants must be able to perform the essential functions of the profession and meet the standards of the curriculum. To seek exceptions to these standards or reasonable accommodations, students accepted for admission must initiate a request with the program director at least six weeks before the program begins.

Application process

Application windowProgram start dateApply
Nov. 1, 2021 – Feb. 28, 2022 January 2023 (spring semester) Online application

Application instructions

Complete the following steps to apply:

  1. Create an account to begin the online Application for Admission
    • Select - Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
    • Select – Radiography Program (FLA)
  2. Complete each section of the application and submit
  3. After submission, view the required Supplemental Items and Documents
    • Upload each required item in the Supplemental Items section 
    • Complete the Recommendation Request section

Additional required items

  • Unofficial transcripts from all educational institutions, including all college and university credits and grades from your most recent quarter or semester, may be uploaded in the Supplemental Items area for application purposes. If admitted, official copies of all transcripts will be required prior to start of program and must be directly sent from the institution to:

Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences
Radiography Program
Attn: Shaun Harrell
Vincent A. Stabile Building, Room 830N
4500 San Pablo Road
Jacksonville, FL 32224

  • Essay/personal statement
  • Two letters of recommendation are required and must be completed in the Recommendation Request section. Each recommender will receive an email with a link to complete a rating form and upload a letter. 
    • Academic: A minimum of one reference must be an educational reference. Choose a person familiar with your educational qualifications and your potential for success in the field of radiography. References may include current or former teachers or professors.
    • Professional: Choose a person familiar with your professional qualifications and your potential for success in the field of radiography. References may include employers, teachers, or supervisors.

Interview process

Applicants considered for acceptance are invited to a virtual web-based interview with the program's interview panel in March. Admissions decisions are based on the applicant’s performance in the prerequisite courses and the interview.

U.S. citizenship or permanent immigrant status is required for admission to this program.

Fluency in written and spoken English is essential for success in the program and to ensure patient safety. Applicants must demonstrate objective competency in English through the admission interview and may be required to submit results from the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) examination or equivalent examination.

Acceptance

All acceptance letters are emailed in April. Your reply is expected within two weeks. Your acceptance to the program is contingent upon successful completion of all prerequisites, the employee health requirements, a drug screen, and a background check.

Enrolled students are required to be covered in a medical insurance plan throughout their educational program at Mayo Clinic. Students who do not have health care coverage should purchase a policy from an agency or company of their choice. Mayo Clinic School of Health Sciences does not endorse any particular plan or provider.