size is limited, and all applicants may not be selected for
participation in the Radiologist Assistant Program.
Deadline to apply:
Fall Semester - June 1st
Spring Semester - November 1st
Summer Semester - March 1st
Application for Admission*
The College of Health Professions Application for
Admission is required.* You may choose to
online by clicking here or you may
print a copy of the application, then complete and mail it
to the address on the form.
Click here to download an
$40.00 non-refundable fee is required and must accompany the
application. (If applying to multiple programs, a $40.00 fee is
required for the first program and $10.00 for each additional
Arrange for each college or university you have attended to
forward an official transcript of your course work to the CHP
Office of Student Affairs. An earned bachelor's degree, or higher
degree, from a regionally accredited college or university is
Graduate Record Examination (GRE): Applicants are required
to submit their official GRE scores (from an examination taken within
five years of the date of application to the RA program) to the
College of Health Professions, University of Arkansas for Medical
Sciences, 4301 West Markham Street, #619, Little Rock, Arkansas
The GRE Code for the College of Health Professions is
Course Completion for Advanced
Cardiac Life Support (ACLS): Applicants must submit evidence
of satisfactory completion of ACLS that meets American Heart
Association requirements, including skills practice and skills
testing within the last
3 years. To find the ACLS course in your area, go to the
American Heart Association's website,
Certification as a Radiologic
Technologist by the American Registry of Radiologic
Technologists (ARRT): Applicants must submit evidence of
current certification in radiography as a radiologic
Experience: Applicants must submit evidence of completion of
a minimum of two years of full-time equivalent clinical
experience in imaging sciences following certification. This
experience must have been completed within the past three years.
Teaching experience in an accredited radiologic technology
program may be submitted for consideration in meeting this
Radiology Supervisor References: Applicants must submit two
references, one of which must come from their current
supervisor. It is strongly recommended that the second one
come from the program director or other faculty member from the
applicant's radiologic technology program. References from
family members, personal friends, or co-workers are not
acceptable. References are submitted electronically.
If you wish to waive your right of access to the
reference, click on
and you will be provided the appropriate form as a PDF.
Save the form on your own computer and then send it by
attachment to the persons you wish to use as your references.
Those individuals can fill out the form and submit it to the
program automatically via e-mail. Inform your references
that if the completed form will not submit electronically, they
will need to update their Adobe Reader at
If you wish to retain your right of access to the
reference, click on
and you will be provided the appropriate form as a PDF. As
described in the instructions above, save the form on your own
computer and then send it by attachment to the persons you wish
to use as your references. Those individuals can fill out
the form and submit it to the program automatically via e-mail.
Inform your references that if the completed form will not
submit electronically, they will need to update their Adobe
Preceptor and Affiliate
Agreement Forms: Each applicant must submit at least one
Preceptor Agreement Form
completed by a radiologist who is willing to serve as the
applicant's clinical preceptor.
Applicants and enrolled students are responsible for securing
his/her radiologist preceptor, and more than one preceptor may
be needed to complete all program clinical requirements.
An Affiliate Agreement
form to be completed by the clinical facility will be provided
upon receipt of the radiologist preceptor form.
applicants must present themselves in person at UAMS for an
interview, if requested by the department.
TOEFL**scores as applicable.
*Arkansas residency will be
considered during selection for admission. Applicants are
considered without regard to race, color, gender, age, sexual
orientation, religion, national origin or disability status as a
criterion in deciding against any individual in matters of admission,
placement, transfer, hiring, dismissal, compensation, fringe benefits,
training, tuition assistance, and other personnel or
Requirements for Foreign, Non-permanent Resident Alien, and
Non-native English Speakers:
All applicants to the graduate programs in CHP who are not United
States citizens or permanent resident aliens or for whom English is
not their native language must take the TOEFL examination unless the
applicant has met all of the following criteria: a) received
a bachelor's or master's degree from a regionally accredited U.S.
institution with the course work completed in the U.S., b) is
currently certified in the U.S. to practice in the related
discipline in which graduate work will be completed, and c) has
practiced in this discipline in the U.S. for at least two years.
consult the Admission/Academic Information section of the CHP
Catalog found at
http://www.uams.edu/chp/catalog/ for more information about the
minimum acceptable TOEFL scores.
issued to the student will not substitute for official transcripts
forwarded directly to the College of Health Professions by
the institution issuing the transcripts.
Catalog Options and Security