Radiology 

Rad tech student and instructor in lab In the Radiologic Technology (RAD) program, you will receive a technological education consisting of classroom and clinical experience. You will assist the radiologist in examining patients for disease or injuries by using radiographic equipment. With additional education, RAD can be a stepping stone for prosperous careers in the related allied health professions, such as Radiation Therapy, Nuclear Medicine, Ultrasound, Education, Management, Special Procedures, Computed Tomography, Mammography and Magnetic Resonance Imaging.

Graduates of the program are eligible to sit for the official registry exam given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.). Upon passing the exam, they are entitled to use the abbreviation R.T. (R.) (A.R.R.T.), which means Registered Radiographer, following their name.

OCtech’s Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; telephone number: (312 ) 704-5300; e-mail address: mail@jrcert.org or www.jrcert.org

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Radiologic Technologist
Take x rays or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Additional certification in areas such as MRI, Mammography and Computed Tomography may increase job responsibilities and salary.  Median Salary: $50,000 ($39,200- $69,600)

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Associate Degree:
Radiologic Technology 

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General Radiologic Technology
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI)
Mammography
Computed Tomography

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Name of Program: Associate Degree, Radiologic Technology and Related Certificates
Program Student Learning Outcomes:
• The student will possess problem solving and critical thinking abilities needed to function in the changing healthcare environment.
• The student will demonstrate academic and technical competence as an entry level radiographer.
• The student will communicate effectively in the classroom and clinical setting.
• The student will demonstrate professional attitudes, behavior, and ethics in the clinical and classroom environment, as well as participate in professional development activities.

 Licensure/Certification First-Time Pass Rate: 100%