School of Radiography


Radiology School at South Nassau

The Robert J. Hochstim School of Radiography is run by the experienced and dedicated staff of South Nassau’s state-of-the-art Department of Radiology. Our goal is to provide you with education and training in this exciting and growing field, in order to improve our patients’ quality of life. We accomplish this through both theory and practice, emphasizing moral and ethical qualities to help you become a skilled professional in the field of radiography. Founded in 1945, ours is the oldest accredited program of its kind in the state. It’s accredited by both the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and the New York State Department of Health (NYSDOH).

About the Program

We accept 10 students each year. The program is 24 months long, with education and training held weekdays from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Your day will include both academics and clinical applications of radiologic procedures. All clinical rotations are performed on the South Nassau campus.

Graduates of the program earn a certificate in medical radiography and are eligible to apply for the national certification examination from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Passing the ARRT examination will certify you as a Licensed Radiologic Technologist in the State of New York.

Learn more about our program and our students’ success. (“Program Effectiveness” report, a PDF download.)

Our Requirements

We accept applications from Oct. 1 through Feb. 28. To be considered for this exciting program, please provide:

  • Nonrefundable application fee of $50 by check or money order, payable to South Nassau Communities Hospital (SNCH)
  • Official high school transcript or equivalent GED transcript of completion
  • Official college transcript indicating an associate’s degree earned before the start of the program, with a total GPA of 2.5 or above
  • PSB Health Occupations Aptitude Examination results
  • Written essays
  • Interview

Please note: Meeting all the minimum requirements as listed above does not guarantee your acceptance into the program

Download our catalog and official application. (PDF format)

Learn more about accreditation as a school of radiologic technology, from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. (external website)

Questions? Call us: (516) 632-4678.