NAIT

Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined

Program Information

School:NAIT
Faculty:Health Sciences
Degree:Diploma
Field of Study:Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer
Description:The Combined Laboratory and X-Ray Technology program is unique in that students are trained in both medical laboratory and X-ray disciplines, so that they are able to serve in rural community hospitals or health care centres. On completion of their training, graduates are able to perform medical laboratory procedures, diagnostic radiographic procedures and electrocardiograms. Students also receive training on computers and information systems in the medical laboratory and diagnostic imaging departments.

URL:Laboratory and X-Ray Technology Combined at NAIT
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*

Cost per credit is $223 (for Domestic students). Tuition cap per semester is $2,085 (Domestic). Additional fees apply.
Careers:Medical Radiation TechnologistsRadiotherapy TechnologistsUltrasound Technologists (Medical Sonographers)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*60
Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Pure Mathematics  or  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 Biology 
  •  Grade12 Chemistry 

Applicants are required to have 60% in each of English 30-1, Pure Math 30 or Math 30-1 or 30-2, Chemistry 30, and Biology 30. Applicants are also required to have: 5 or more credits of post-secondary Human Anatomy and Physiology completed within 5 years of the application deadline with a final grade of 60% or greater. The NAIT course that meets this prerequisite requirement is ANPH100 Anatomy and Physiology; and one credit of post-secondary Medical Terminology completed within 5 years of the application deadline with a final grade of 60% or greater OR completion of NAIT's Medical Terminology challenge examination with a minimum 60% pass. The NAIT Continuing Education Course that meets this prerequisite requirement is ITMS100- Medical Terminology. It is not a requirement for the post-secondary prerequisites of Medical Terminology and Human Anatomy and Physiology to be completed by the application deadline; however, proof of course completion with a passing grade of at least 60% MUST be submitted to the student application file by July 31st.

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 83] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6]

ELP Requirement is one of the following: 1.TOEFL IBT (Internet Based) - 83 (23 in the Speaking component, 20 in the Reading component, 20 in the Listening component, 20 in the Writing component) OR 2. IELTS (Academic Format) - 6 (with minimum band scores for each component - 6.5 in the Speaking component, 6.0 in the Reading component, 6.0 in the Listening component, 6.0 in the Writing component).

* The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on July 12, 2017

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