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  • Radiologic Technology

    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.
     

    • Radiologic Technology — Associate in Applied Science Degree (78 credits)

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. Upon successful completion of the program graduates will be eligible to write the national certification examination of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, www.asrt.org.

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.

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

Application Deadline

Application deadline is December 20th of each year preceding the start of the next academic year Fall Semester.

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).

Transfer

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Potential Job Titles

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  • 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.mnscu.edu

Learning Outcomes

Radiologic Technology - AAS 78 Credits

  • Demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills required for providing safe and quality patient care.
  • Exhibit competence during performance of radiographic procedures.
  • Communicate effectively with patients, health care team members and others with consideration of diverse patient populations.
  • Plan radiologic technology professional lifelong learning activities.