BSIT – Pre-Licensure – The Saint Francis School of Radiography

Admission Criteria for the Bachelor of Science in Imaging Technology (BSIT) Pre-Licensure Program

BSIT Admission Criteria

  • A minimum cumulative undergraduate college grade point average (GPA) of 2.00 on a 4.0 scale
  • A minimum HESI Exam score of 70% in each of 4 categories (Reading, Math, Science and English and language usage)
  • Must be in good standing with all prior colleges and universities attended


All BSIT Pre-Licensure Applicants are required to take the HESI Exam

The Health Education Services Inc. (HESI) Exam helps determine if you’re ready to pursue your Bachelor’s degree in Imaging Technology. The HESI exam tests basic essential skills in the academic content areas of reading, mathematics, science, as well as English and language usage. The objectives assessed on the HESI exam are those which educators deemed most appropriate and relevant to measure the entry-level academic readiness of allied health program applicants.

Registering for the HESI Exam

The HESI Exam is offered at Resurrection University on select dates. Students can register for the exam by filling out an online application and paying the application fee. For questions regarding the HESI Exam, please contact Mairead Smialek, Assistant Director of Student Life, 773.252.5370 or

BSIT Pre-Licensure Application Requirements

  • Submit an online application and fee ($50 nonrefundable)
  • Submit official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended
  • Submit a two-page personal statement detailing the reasons you wish to pursue the degree and how you feel the degree will enhance your career
  • HESI Exam score on file (must be taken and on file by the deadline for the semester applied for)

Application Deadline

The BSIT pre-licensure program starts in the Fall semester only.

  • Fall application deadline is July 15 (or until all seats are filled)


This section was designed to answer the most frequently asked questions about the BSIT program.

BSIT Pre-Licensure Educational Prerequisites

General Education Semester Hours
English Composition I & II 6
Speech Communications 3
Social Science Electives 6
Humanities/Fine Arts 9
Physical Science 3 or 4*
Life Science 3 or 4*
General Electives 6
Anatomy & Physiology I 4**
Medical Terminology 3
Introduction to Computers 3
Growth and Development/Lifespan 3
College Algebra (or higher) 3**
Total Hours 53

* One lab is required between the physical science and the life science courses
** completed within the last five years

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