Welcome to the SCRQSA
The SC Radiation Quality Standards Association (SCRQSA) was created in 2000 by the Medical Health and Radiation Safety Act. It is the mission of the SCRQSA to credential individuals qualified in the use of ionizing radiation to establish standards of patient care in the use of ionizing radiation.
In support of this mission, the SCRQSA will:
Adopt and uphold standards for education in the radiation sciences in the state of South Carolina.
Adopt and uphold standards of professional behavior consistent with the level of responsibility required by professional practice.
- Develop and/or administer examinations which assess the knowledge and skills underlying the tasks typically required by professional practice in the modality.
Currently, the SCRQSA has certified more than 10,000 radiographers.
Need to verify a SCRQSA certificate? Click here for our database. The database is updated every Friday afternoon.
NEW: Please click here to view the SCRQSA's updated statement on SPECT/PET/CT certification.
NOTE: Please note that the fee for the state Limited Radiographer and Bone Densitometry Operator Exams will be $125 effective January 1, 2015. The fee for the state candidate in Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy and Radiography will be $140 effective January 1, 2015.
Please click below for the following documents of the SCRQSA:
Biennial Renewal Update
Please be advised that the SCRQSA is in the midst of our biennial renewal period. More than 4,000 members will be renewing between now and July 1, 2016.
Renewals will be processed as they are received; however, the processing time can take up to 10 business days. The initial renewals reminders were mailed the first week of May in order to provide you with adequate time to return your recertification application and appropriate documents.
We are NOT able to fast track applications which are not submitted in a timely manner. It is your responsibility to keep up with your certificate renewal date(s).