NMC transfer guide - MTA

To: Ferris State University - Main Campus

Program: Radiography-X ray Tech

The Radiography program at Ferris leads to an Associate in Applied Science degree. Graduates of the program are eligible to take the national certifying examination of the American Registry of Radiological Technologists. The most familiar use of the x-ray is the diagnosis of broken bones. Radiographer produce x-ray films (radiographs) of parts of the human body to assist a physician in the diagnosis of disease and trauma. Experienced radiographers my perform more complex imaging tests such as CT, MRI, mammography and surgical procedures.

Students may take some of their general education courses at Northwestern Michigan College (courses listed below).


  1. Admission to the program requires a cumulative GPA of 2.5 (2.7 if less than 12 transferrable credits - consult FSU if you are not sure).
  2. A 2.5 cumulative GPA is required in the major and overall for graduation from Radiography program.
  3. A grade of a B- (3.0 at NMC) or better must be earned in MTH 111 or 121 and BIO 106; a C (2.0 at NMC) in HAH 101 and in ENG 111. These grades must be earned within two attempts. These are courses that must be completed prior to applying into the professional sequence (RADI courses).
  4. All science and math courses must be taken within 5 years of application to your professional sequence.
  5. Applications are due between February 1 and February 15 if admission criteria are completed by the end of the previous Fall semester for consideration for the following Fall semester start.
  6. Please contact the College of Health Professions at (231) 591-2270 or email CHP@Ferris.edu

Basic Requirements

Required Classes

Academic Area




ENG 111*

English Composition


ENG 112

English Composition


Natural Science


BIO 106*

Human Biology




Choose one of the courses below:*


MTH 111

Intermediate Algebra (preferred)


MTH 121

College Algebra


NOTE: If you have already completed MTH 120 to meet this requirement by following an older transfer guide, please contact the Office of Health Professions at (2310 591-2270 or email CHP@Ferris.edu at FSU about this math requirement.

Social Science


FSU recommends taking one of the courses below:


PSY 101

Introduction to Psychology


SOC 101

Introduction to Sociology


Major and additional requirements

Required Classes



HAH 101*

Medical Terminology


HAH 120

Infection Control (FSU class - COHP 102 - is available online every semester if NMC class is full.)


Choose one

BUS 155

Interpersonal Relations


COM 111

Public Speaking



Northwestern Michigan College does not assume final responsibility for the accuracy of information on this guide. The final responsibility for the successful transfer of classes suggested on this guide rests with you and the institution you plan to transfer. It is strongly recommended that you visit the institution as early in your academic career (prior to transfer) as possible.

Updated: Fall 2021, November 2021