Today, health care providers are working in one of the fastest growing industries in the country.
Radiologic Technologists are skilled in creating images of the human body with the use of ionizing radiation. Student are trained in diagnostic x-ray procedures and fluoroscopy, digital radiography, surgery, trauma and pediatrics, with plenty of hands-on practical experience.
Radiologic technologists perform diagnostic imaging procedures, such as X-ray examinations, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and computed tomography (CT) scans.
Graduates of this program will be eligible and prepared to take the registry examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies (ARRT).
Attributes of Successful Radiologic Technologists
- Attention to detail, following exact placements for proper scans.
- Stamina and flexibility, moving heavy equipment and being on your feet all day.
- Good understanding of medical and science fields and mathematical skills.
- Strong technical skills that allow for new techniques to be incorporated.