School of Diagnostic Imaging Program Information

St. Cloud Hospital’s School of Diagnostic Imaging provides the education needed to become a radiologic technologist (radiographer) for students enrolled in a bachelor's degree program.

The program provides:

  • Optimal clinical experience in a variety of settings
  • Excellent correlation of didactic and clinical instruction
  • The latest equipment available for clinical experiences

The Radiologic Technology Program is offered for students completing a bachelor's degree from affiliated universities. St. Cloud Hospital School of Diagnostic Imaging is affiliated with Briar Cliff University, St. Cloud State University, North Dakota State University, and the University of Mary.

The faculty is highly qualified, committed to educating future professionals, and concerned about each student’s professional and personal growth.

The students will spend about 40 hours each week in the hospital environment. This program is offered as a full-time day option only. Part of this time will be spent in the didactic and laboratory setting and part will be in the clinical environment. All students are full-time. Clinical assignments are scheduled between 7 a.m. and 10 p.m. and include weekend schedules. Approximately 10 percent of the student’s total clinical clock hours are spent in evening and weekend assignments.

The field of radiologic technology offers a challenging and rewarding career opportunity.

Program Effectiveness

View our most current Program Effectiveness Data.

We publish this data in accordance with our accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Learn more about program effectiveness at the JRCERT website.


The School of Diagnostic Imaging is administered through St. Cloud Hospital's Imaging Department and is accredited by:

20 N. Wacker Drive
Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606


The program is fully accredited for 8 years (Dec. 2021-Dec. 2029). The program will apply for additional accreditation at that time. The program has achieved the maximum accreditation award for the past three cycles. 

The Student Handbook contains all the current policies and procedures, in addition to a two-year academic calendar.

All students, male and female, will be offered the opportunity to participate in mammography clinical rotations. The program will make every effort to place a male student in a mammography clinical rotation if requested; however, the program is not in a position to override clinical setting policies that restrict clinical experiences in mammography to female students. Male students are advised that placement in a mammography rotation is not guaranteed and is subject to the availability of a clinical setting that allows males to participate in mammographic imaging procedures. The program will not deny female students the opportunity to participate in mammography rotations if clinical settings are not available to provide the same opportunity to male students.

If you have a documented learning, psychological or physical disability, you may be entitled to reasonable academic accommodations or services. To request accommodations or services, contact the Program Director. All students are expected to fulfill essential course requirements. The Program will not waive any essential skill or requirement of a course.