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SwedishAmerican Health System
1250 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
Hours: Monday-Friday 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Phone: (779) 696-4966
Fax: (815) 962-3276

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School of Radiography

We will be accepting applications from June 1 through November 15, 2017 for the class that will begin in the summer of 2018.

This 24-month program seeks to prepare individuals to become competent, entry-level radiographers.

SwedishAmerican Hospital sponsors the School of Radiography. The School is a hospital-based, certificate program. As the program sponsor, SwedishAmerican Hospital has primary responsibility for the professional education program, and grants the terminal award—the hospital certificate. SwedishAmerican has a working affiliation with the University of St. Francis located in Joliet, IL. This affiliation allows St. Francis students to attend radiography school and SwedishAmerican. Upon completion of the radiography program, students will be award a Baccalaureate of Science from the University of St. Francis along with a certificate from SwedishAmerican. SwedishAmerican Health System provides a smoke-free environment for its patients, visitors, employees and students. (See Appendix A for more information).

School Credentials

Upon successful completion of the program, the student is a candidate to sit for The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination.

Eligibility Requirements for ARRT Certification Exam

Beginning January 1, 2015 (class that is admitted in July 2013), all candidates must possess at least an associate degree in order to be eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Examination. The degree does not have to be in radiologic sciences.

For more information on the radiologic sciences, please go to the following:

The School of Radiography is accredited by:

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL  60606-3182
Phone (312) 704-5300

Articulation Agreement

SwedishAmerican School of Radiography has a postsecondary articulation agreement with the University of St. Francis located in Joliet Illinois. This curricular track is in a 2+2 format, meaning a student will take 2 years of prerequisites (USF and SwedishAmerican requirements) and then 2 years of radiography courses at SwedishAmerican in Rockford. Upon completion of the 2 years at SwedishAmerican School of Radiography a student will be eligible for the ARRT certification in Radiography and will also earn a baccalaureate degree from the University of St. Francis. Please visit their website for tuition and additional details.

SwedishAmerican School of Radiography

Program Director: Clinical Coordinator:
Connie Salsbury MS, RT(R)(CT) Stefanie Gardner  BS, RT(R)
Phone: (779) 696-4966  Phone: (779) 696-4959
csalsbury@swedishamerican.org skgardner@swedishamerican.org
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1401 East State Street
Rockford, IL 61104
(779) 696-4400


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