Radiologic Sciences

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Notice: If you are having trouble registering for DMI49 (Intro to Rad Tech) for Spring 2019, please go to class the first day to receive an add code.

     Enroll in DMI 49 to learn more about this profession.                                      

  DMI 49 is open to all students.

Below is the packet for the 2018 application period which has already passed. However, the information in this packet will get you started.  The new 2019 application packet will be available by the end of January 2019.

DMI Program 2018 Information & Application Packet

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1.  The English Department Sequence at CCSF has changed.
          a.The DMI prerequisite for ENGL 93 is now ENGL 88A or 88. 
          b. ENGL 93 will no longer be accepted after Fall 2019.
          c. However, it is strongly suggested that perspective applicants complete
              ENGL 1A, as this course is a graduation requirement and we are degree                      program.
2.  The Biology Department Sequence at CCSF has changed.
        a. The DMI prerequisite of PHYSIO 1 or 12 is now BIO 112
        b. ANAT 25 and PHYSIO 1 or 12 will still be accepted if they were taken                           within the past 7 years from application.
        c. ANAT 14 or BIO 106 does not meet our prerequisite.
3. MATH 40,46, & 60 or higher will be accepted to meet our math prerequisite. 
        a.  MATH 45 and 80 do not meet our prerequisite.
        b.  However, it is strongly suggested that perspective applicants complete                         MATH 60, as this is a graduation requirement and we are a degree program.


Program Overview

The Radiologic Sciences Department of City College of San Francisco offers a full-time program in Diagnostic Medical Imaging (DMI). The curricula are designed so that a student will accomplish the following two goals:

1.) Satisfy the requirements for graduation from the College with an Associate Degree in Science with a major in Diagnostic Medical Imaging.

2.) Upon program completion, the graduate will be qualified to take the national credentialing examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists ( and upon passing receive national and state certification. Since 2006, 100% of the graduates of the Diagnostic Medical Imaging program have passed the examination on the first attempt. 

The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL  60606-3182.

The program requires an application and a student must be accepted into the program prior to enrollment. The program has pre-requisites which must be completed before an application can be considered.  Please refer to the Information Packet above for details.

After reading the application packets found on this website, if you have further inquiries about the programs offered by the Radiologic Sciences Department at CCSF, please e-mail:

The CCSF DMI Program DOES NOT offer advanced placement to technologists from other countries.  For a list of schools that do offer advanced placement, please click here:

Schools offering advanced placement


Mission Statement, Program Goals & Learning Outcomes

Diagnostic Medical Imaging Mission Statement

Program Effectiveness Data

CCSF DMI Newsletters

Accreditation information for students