Radiologic Technology

A Radiologic Technology student reviews X-rays taken in class. 

This program requires a general College application and a Rad Tech application. See below for application steps and important dates.

Delivery: A mix of daytime and online courses, some evening and weekend clinical rotations.
Start: Fall Semester only; Full-Time only, consists of six consecutive semesters.

Prerequisite and General Education/MnTC courses are available in a mix of daytime, evening, and online classes; Fall, Spring, and Summer; Full- or Part-Time.

Associate of Applied Science Degree

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JRCERT’s Accreditation Status of the Radiologic Technology Program.

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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Special Application Required

This program requires special admission. You must apply for general admission first before submitting the Rad Tech application.

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Cost & Financial Aid

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. With affordable tuition rates and financial aid and scholarship opportunities, our students avoid student loan debt.

Financial Aid

Century College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission, and our programs qualify for financial aid including grants, loans, and college work-study. Eligibility for financial aid is determined annually based on the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). Century College’s Federal School Code is 010546.

Scholarship Opportunities

Each year, the Century College Foundation awards more than $300,000 in scholarships to Century College students involved in several areas of study. Students are encouraged to create an account and apply for scholarships online.

Tuition Cost per Credit Comparison: Century College $206.41, University of MN - TC $555.13, Private Colleges & Universities $1,416.

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Accreditation

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

The Century College Radiologic Technology Program is currently on probation with JRCERT.

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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 the seven-county metro area - careerwise.minnstate.edu

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