About the Program

The Radiologic Technology program is designed to prepare entry-level radiologic technologists who are capable of providing diagnostic medical images of patients in various types of medical facilities. Students of the program will work closely with radiology physicians and staff members and will be instructed in basic patient care techniques, proper positioning skills of anatomical body parts, and the current radiation safety standards. Students will also:

  • Produce images using cutting-edge technologies that aid in the diagnosis of injury and disease
  • Make a difference in people’s lives by serving as a vital member of a professional healthcare team
  • Work in a variety of settings including clinics, hospitals, surgery centers, and orthopedic facilities

 Upon successful completion of the program graduates will be eligible to write the national certification examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Admission into this program requires a special application and is highly competitive. The college may not be able to accept all applicants that meet the minimum admission standards.

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Cost & Financial Aid

  • Image of a bar graph explaining Century's Tuition Cost Per Credit.

    Century College can be extremely affordable through financial aid and scholarship opportunities.

    As a two-year public community and technical college, Century College receives funding from the State of Minnesota, keeping tuition rates significantly lower than private colleges and universities.

    Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. Our programs qualify for federal financial aid including Pell Grants, Federal Direct Loans, and others.

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The program is nationally accredited by:
The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312-704-5300

Graduates are eligible to write the national certification examination of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. mail@jrcert.org

Application Deadline

The Radiologic Technology Program application closed on the deadline, December 21, 2020 for Fall 2021 admission. Also, deadline for your general admission application is December 20, 2020. If you have application issues email RadTechAPP@century.edu before the deadline, 11:59pm December 21, and we will make sure to help you with a late application.

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Please note, you must have an active Century College admission application on file in the past 365 days or be registered for classes within the past 365 days for your StarID to be active. Click here to submit or resubmit a general admission application, do so by December 20, 2020.

Background Checks

Minnesota Department of Health requires any individual having contact with patients to pass the Minnesota Human Services background study with no restrictions prior to starting the clinical experience. An individual may be disqualified from having patient contact and would not be permitted to participate in the clinical experience. Call MN Department of Human Services with specific questions, 651.431.2000. Ethical issues should be addressed by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).


Woman working with an X-Ray machine.

Potential Job Titles

Man pointing at an X-Ray of a ribcage.
  • Radiographer
  • Radiologic Technologist

Salary Data

Radiologic Technologist
Average Wage: $30.92/hour
Top Earners: $38.48/hour

Information gathered pertains to seven county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu