All students are encouraged to meet with the Academic Planning Advisor in regard to prerequisites and course planning. The purpose of the Academic Planning Advisor is to provide students with accurate and up-to-date information regarding the program and their academic choices.

Academic Planning Advisor

Lorraine Lara

Lorraine Lara
Office: Willamette Hall Rm 135
(541) 917-4923

Program Information

Admission Policies: (Updated 08/2017)

  • Students MUST complete the online Information Session (link is also found within the Current Bulletin/Application).  An additional information session will be held on September 14th, 2017 starting at 1:00 p.m.  The informational session will be held in the tiered classroom on the first floor at our new Healthcare Occupations Center located at 300 Mullins Dr.  Lebanon, OR  97355.  This will be an opportunity for you to learn more about the program and ask question directly to faculty.  If you plan on attending, please RSVP using the survey linked here.
  • Current Bulletin/Application - See the Diagnostic Imaging under the Special Admissions Bulletins and Applications:  (Updated 08/2017)  
    • Program Admission Deadline: January 2018
    • Admission criteria subject to change (students are encouraged to check the DI webpages frequently for updates)
    • We strongly encourage students to schedule a job shadow.   I cannot emphasize this enough. This gives students an opportunity to see if this career is a good fit for them.  Samaritan is now offering job shadows and additional sites who offer job shadows are listed below.  
    • Salem Hospital : Click here for more information.
    • Sacred Heart River Bend: Contact their Human Resources Department at 541-686-3914
    • Oregon Imaging Centers:  Contact their Human Resources Department at 541-687-7134
    • Samaritan Health Services:  Click here for their application.

Tuition/Fees/Refund Policies: (Updated 06/2016)

  • This program follows a cost-recovery model.  
  • Estimated Program Cost: $20,500 (subject to change)  This includes LBCC registrations, lab fees and instructional costs.
  • This program is eligible for financial aid. (See Information Session)
    • Admitted students will be required to make a $3,000 (estimate) non-refundable deposit. Financial Aid will not be initially available to use towards the deposit. (see Information Session)
    • Financial Aid is disbursed in 4 equal payments. Students will not receive any money in hand (credit balance) until their entire tuition owed is paid in full. 
    • Half of the first year's program cost must be paid prior to orientation date. 
    • Payment options and plans are available to those who qualify. 
  • Certification exam fees are not covered in the cost of the program.

Minimum Program and Graduation Requirements: (Updated 08/2017)

  • Associate of Applied Science (AAS) pre-requisite courses must be completed prior to application to the program (See Bulletin for specifics)
    • WR 121 (English Composition)
    • Math 111 (College Algebra) - completed within last 5 years
    • Communication
    • Cultural Literacy
  • Program pre-requisite (See Bulletin for specifics)
    • Medical Terminology (completed prior to application to the program)
    • Anatomy & Physiology I (completed prior to application to the program)
    • American Heart Association Healthcare Provider CPR (completed prior to application to the program)
    • Vaccinations (updated prior to the start of the program)
    • Students need to pass a criminal background check - if a student has any previous felony or misdemeanor charges or convictions, 
      s/he must provide documentation that they have completed and obtained clearance for a "Pre-Application Review of Eligibility for Certification"
    • Drug Screen
    • Physical Requirements for Diagnostic Imaging Technologists (pdf) 

 Schedule of Courses: (Updated 08/2017)