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Radiologic Technology – Associate Degree

About the Program

Take what you learn in the classroom and apply it in clinical settings as you assist radiologists in examining patients for diseases or injuries by using radiographic equipment. With additional education, this program can be a stepping stone for prosperous careers in the related allied health professions, including 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 the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).  Upon passing the exam, they are entitled to use the abbreviation RT(R) (ARRT) following their name, which means Registered Radiographer.


Special Admissions Requirements

NOTE:  This programs begins only in the fall semester.


  • PLEASE READ THE “ADMISSIONS OVERVIEW”:  RAD Admissions Overview
  • If you need to take any of the courses requirements listed in the Overview, you can start those now.  Visit our Health Science and Nursing Prep page for more information.
  • Due to the limited availability of slots in these programs, admission is competitive.
  • OCtech seeks to identify students who can achieve at an appropriate level in the curriculum and diversity among its student population.

Health Information Program

Note:  To receive an application for this program, you must first complete a Health Information Program (HIP). HIP Sessions are currently being updated.  Please check back for updated session information.  To be notified when HIP Sessions are available, please submit the following form:

HIP Notification Request

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  • Address
  • Are you currently an OCtech student? * Required

Degrees Available

Special Requirements

Certifications Available

Career Outlook

FAQs & Additional Information

Accreditation

JCERT logoThe 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; 312.704.5300; mail@jrcert.orgwww.jrcert.org.

To review accreditation status, please visit the OCtech Program Accreditation/Approval page.


Program Effectiveness Data 2015-2019

JRCERT Outcomes Analysis Summary 2019-20

Radiologic Technology Program Mission, Goals and Student Learning Outcomes 2019-20

 Graduation RateAART Exam Pass RateEmployment Rate
201461.53%100%100%
201569.23%100%100%
201661.53%100%100%
201769.23%100%100%
201885%100%100%

Program Coordinator

Fran Andrews
Radiologic Technology Program Coordinator
andrewsf@octech.edu
803.535.1356

Meet a Graduate

“The instructors are great, and most of the healthcare programs have a 100 percent pass rate on their boards. You can expect to pass your exam, get certified and get employed.”

— Chris Foley, Radiologic Technology Class of 2015 | Radiology technician at Providence Health