School of Radiologic Technology
The mission of the Mary Washington Hospital School of Radiologic Technology
is to provide the healthcare community with graduate, entry-level radiographers
skilled in diagnostic imaging procedures and to provide safe and compassionate
To provide excellent service and safe quality imaging for future generations.
Thank you for your interest in The Mary Washington Hospital School of Radiologic
Technology. The Radiologic Technologist program at Mary Washington Hospital
began in 1991 and graduated its first class of seven students in 1993.
The program has successfully graduated over 100 Radiographers with an
overall 92% first time ARRT pass rate. Furthermore, the program has 94%
job placement rate since its 1991 inception. The first classes were held
across from the Mary Washington Hospital building at 2301 Fall Hill Ave
in Fredericksburg, VA. As the school grew and more space became available
the school relocated to the General Washington Building at 2217 Princess
Anne Street in Fredericksburg. In 2006 the program moved to its current
home on Fall Hill Avenue, where we continue to strive for excellence in
the imaging sciences.
We offer a
Certificate in Radiologic Technology for entry-level professionals pursuing a
career in Radiology. Attendance for the program is full time, Monday through Friday, no more
than 10 hours per day. The hours per day will vary, not to exceed 40 hours
per week, for a total of 21 months. Our program is fully accredited by
the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
and meets national standards set by the American Society of Radiologic
Our curriculum includes both theoretical and practical coursework with
significant clinical experiences. Our school prepares students for entry-level
success and encourages professional development for a competitive healthcare
industry. We do not provide job placement after graduation, however,we
assist our students with knowledge of available employment in the surrounding
areas. Graduates of our program are eligible for the National Certification
in Radiologic Technology given by the American Registry of Radiologic
Our facility provides
multimedia classrooms, a computer lab dedicated to student success, and a non-energized radiographic
lab. In addition, students are provided opportunities to
observe specialized imaging therapies such as Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy,
Ultrasound, Computerized Tomography, and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.
The faculty at Mary Washington Hospital’s School of Radiologic Technology
is just as impressive as the opportunities and curriculum offered. Our
faculty is comprised of Radiologic Technologists who have the expertise
and experience in a wide range of specialties within the Radiation Sciences.
Our staff is dedicated to the success of our students and strives for
excellence in quality education.
Download the 2017 School of Radiologic Technology Prospective Student Handbook
Download the 2017-2019 Academic Calendar
The School of Radiology is accredited through:
The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
The Mary Washington Hospital School of Radiologic Technology is certified
to operate in the state of Virginia by the
State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).