School of Health Professions

Thank you for visiting the Sovah School of Health Professions web page!  The School of Health Professions’ campus is located within the city of Danville, VA. It is owned and operated by Sovah Health. The School of Health Professions is currently comprised by a full-time, two-year, hospital based, Associate of Applied Science Degree program in Radiologic Technology, and a one-year Certificate Program in Sonography.  The School is accredited by the Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools (ABHES) and is certified to operate as an Institution of Postsecondary Education by the State Council of Higher Education for Virginia (SCHEV).  The Radiologic Technology Program is programmatically accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) .  The School is also approved to offer GI Bill educational benefits by the Virginia State Approving Agency. Students who successfully complete one of our programs are eligible to sit for the respective National Certification Examinations. Students may also be required, upon graduation, to become licensed by the Commonwealth of Virginia or the state in which they decide to reside. The institution must also meet the accreditation requirements for general academic courses set by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and American Registry of Diagnostic Medical Sonographers (ARDMS). Virginia and North Carolina Community Colleges as well many technical schools do meet these requirements. For this area, the major accreditors are:

Please click on the following link for more information on these requirements and other recognized accrediting agencies:

Imaging Technology is an exciting health care field with a wide variety of challenging and rewarding career options. Admission to our programs is very competitive, and enrollment is limited, therefore admission to our program is NOT guaranteed. Our students are evaluated on both academic and non-academic predictors of success, and the most qualified applicants will be scheduled for a personal interview with various program representatives. Scores from the application process as well as the interview will be used in the selection of our class. All information is kept strictly confidential and selections will be made in accordance with nondiscriminatory policies.

Those who are accepted will be required to complete and pass a physical examination and a drug screening. Fee schedules may be found on our web site under “Tuition & Fees”. 

Our programs focus on clinical and didactic instruction in imaging technologies and will prepare you for a career in a rapidly growing field as an imaging professional. Our program utilizes various clinical facilities for its clinical experiences.  Students will be scheduled on a rotating basis to each facility. The facilities currently used for Radiologic Technology include:

  • Sovah Danville Imaging Center, Danville, Virginia
  • Sovah Health – Danville, Danville Virginia
  • Sovah Health – Martinsville, Martinsville, Virginia
  • UNC Rockingham Health Care, Eden, North Carolina
  • Spectrum Medical, Danville, Virginia

For Sonography they are currently:

  • Sovah Health - Danville, Danville Virginia
  • Sovah Health – Martinsville, Martinsville, Virginia
  • Sovah Danville Imaging Center, Danville, Virginia
  • Carilion Vascular, Roanoke, Virginia
  • LewisGale Medical Center, Salem, Virginia
  • LewisGale Physicians, Salem, Virginia
  • Jefferson Surgical Clinic, Roanoke, Virginia
  • Person Memorial Hospital, Roxboro, North Carolina
  • Duke University Medical Center, Durham, North Carolina
  • Piedmont Access to Health Services (PATHS), Danville, Virginia

Our students are an integral part of our healthcare family.  If you want to go to school and become another face in the crowd, choose another career!  However, if you want a truly memorable and rewarding experience and wish to become a part of our extended family, which focuses on quality patient care and the successes of our students, then give us a call. Sovah may be the school for you!

The Sovah School of Health Professions, LLC, owns and operates the School of Health Professions and its programs and is a wholly owned and operated subsidiary of Sovah Health - Danville, LLC, which is a wholly owned subsidiary of LifePoint Hospitals Incorporated, a publicly traded company, of Brentwood, Tennessee. The school is located on the campus of Sovah Health - Danville at 109 Bridge Street, Suite 200, in Danville, Virginia.

LifePoint Hospitals Incorporated; Sovah Health - Danville; The School of Health Professions and its affiliates make no guarantees, written or expressed, regarding employment following graduation.

If after reviewing our web page you feel that you want more information or feel that becoming an Imaging Professional is just what you need, please give our Director a call at 434-799-2271.  We look forward to hearing from you and receiving your completed application in the near future.
 

Accrediting Bureau of Health Education Schools:  http://abhes.org/info@abhes.org

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists: https:/arrt.org/

State Council of Higher Education in Virginia: https://schev.edu/communications@schev.edu

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology: http://jrcert.org/mail@jrcert.org

Commonwealth of Virginia - Department of Health Professions (Licensure): http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/medicine/medicine_forms.htm#RadTech

Please choose one of the following specific program links:

Radiologic Technology Program

Sonography Program