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Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology

About the Degree

Radiologic technologists take X-rays and perform other diagnostic imaging examinations  Career paths include mammography, CT scanning, MRIs and nuclear medicine. If this sounds like the right field for you, then you'll want to obtain an Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology. The boundaries of your career are determined only by your own abilities and interests. Following graduation, you’ll take a certification examination designed to demonstrate your qualifications to enter the field. The largest certification agency, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, has more than 300,000 registrants.
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What You’ll Learn

  • Students will be able to effectively explain examination procedures to patients and/or family members.
  • Students will be able to effectively communicate as demonstrated by an oral presentation on an advanced modality field in radiology.
  • Students will be able to verbalize problems and solutions to rejected images.
  • The student will be able to successfully use critical thinking and problem-solving skills in the clinical environment upon graduation from the program.
  • Students will be able to verbalize problems and solutions to rejected images.
  • Students will demonstrate professionalism as demonstrated by their clinical attendance record. 
  • Students will demonstrate core principles of professionalism as demonstrated by survey answers from physicians and staff technologists at the clinical sites.
  • Students will demonstrate clinical competence in their positioning skills.
  • Graduates will be clinically able to perform as indicated by the clinical instructors.

This Degree is Great for You if

  • You want to perform diagnostic imaging examinations and administer radiation therapy treatments.
  • You are interested in new, developing technologies including bone densitormetry, CT Scans, Magnetic Resonance Imaging and more!
  • You want a growing career.  According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, the demand for radiology technologists will rise by as much as 21 percent through the year 2022.

Accreditations and Memberships

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs (CAAHEP)
Higher Learning Commission (HLC)
American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
American Association of Colleges & Universities (AAC&U)
Council for the Advancement and Support of Education (CASE)