Thank you for your expressed interest in Mammography Advanced Studies at Southwest Virginia Community College.  This Career Studies Certificate is made possible through a cooperative venture with Southwest Virginia Community College and Virginia Highlands Community College.

The curriculum is designed to allow completion in one semester. 

After you examine the provided application materials, should you still have questions in order to decide whether you wish to apply for admission to Mammography Advanced Studies, please contact Christy Lee at clee@mecc.edu.

If you do wish to apply for admission to Mammography Advanced Studies, please proceed as follows:

  1. Complete an application for admission to SWCC or VHCC. If you have completed college coursework elsewhere, please include a copy of the transcript(s).
  2. Complete an application on-line for federal financial aid.
  3. Complete the online Mammography Advanced Studies application and submit by no later than April 15 for priority, but applications will continue to be accepted until June 1.
  4. With these forms, please submit a copy of your current CPR certification card and your ARRT card. Please also submit a copy of a recent PPD TB test and current vaccination records.
  5. If you have questions specific to financial aid or the application process, please call the Office of Enrollment Services or the Financial Aid Office at SWCC or VHCC.

Mammography Advanced Studies Application

  • Name
  • Address
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  • College NameGraduation Year 
  • Max. file size: 50 MB.
  • Students must either be ARRT registered or eligible to apply for the ARRT Registry examination in Radiography (by completing an accredited Radiography program) prior to beginning clinical rotations.

Nondiscrimination Policy

Mountain Empire Community College (MECC) is an open entry institution. Its mission is to provide quality higher education and workforce training programs and services that are financially and geographically accessible and meet individual, business, and community needs. The following pathways exist:

Allied Health
Arts & Music                             
Business
Construction

College Transfer
Education
Engineering

Environmental
Public Safety
Science
Technology

MECC is committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in employment and education opportunity. No person shall be discriminated against in the terms and conditions of employment, personnel practices, or access to and participation in, programs, services, and activities with regard to race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or membership or activity in a local commission as defined by law.

Harassment of an individual or group on the basis of race, sex, color, creed, religion, age, national origin, disability, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, sexual orientation, or membership or activity in a local commission has no place in a learning or work environment and is prohibited. Sexual violence has no place in a learning or work environment. Further, MECC shall work to eliminate violence in all its forms. Physical contact by designated system, college, and university staff members may be appropriate if necessary to avoid physical harm to persons or property.

Lack of English skills will not be a barrier to admission or participation.  In order to eliminate barriers, we take appropriate measures to assess each student’s ability to participate and benefit through placement testing and counseling.  Based on the assessment and counseling, students are then provided with campus services or a referral to community services to be better prepared for successful participation.

Nondiscrimination Coordinators:

  • Title IX Coordinator – Ron Vicars, Room 136, Godwin Hall, 276-523-7478
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator (Students) – Lelia Bradshaw, Room 133, Holton Hall, 276-523-9107
  • Title IX Deputy Coordinator (Employees) – Val Lee, Room 138, Godwin Hall, 276-523-9079
  • Disabilities Coordinator – Dale Lee, Room 131, Holton Hall, 276-523-9108

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