Radiography66 Credit Associate Degree
The Radiography Associate Degree program prepares individuals for a career in diagnostic radiology (x-ray) as a radiographer. The radiographer is a technologist who produces images of the human body to aid physicians in the diagnosis of injuries and diseases.
Graduates of the program are eligible to apply to take the entry-level certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiography Technologists (ARRT) and may obtain employment in hospitals, medical clinics, veterinary clinics and private offices after successfully gaining state licensure. Program curriculum focuses on theoretical and applied radiography and includes a clinical experience in a radiographic department. Students learn to use x-ray imaging machines to demonstrate body parts on x-ray films for diagnostic purposes, including bedside and trauma procedures, pediatric radiography and special procedures.
Radiography Mission Statement: The Northcentral Technical College Radiography program is building futures for radiography professionals in our community with customer focused, life-long learning in a competitive global workforce.
Accreditation Information: The Radiography Associate Degree program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182 (Telephone) 312.704.5300 (Fax) 312.704.5304; www.jrcert.org
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This program has no waitlist, but uses a competitive admissions process.
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Before you apply, you should know
- This program may require a Criminal Background Check and/or Health Record. Acceptance to Northcentral Technical College will not be denied based on a criminal background or health record, however, a check may be required for placement at clinical sites or field experiences.
- You must be 18 years of age to start clinical.
- Current Basic Life Support (BLS) CPR certification is required prior to starting program courses or within the timeframe discussed at program orientation. Accepted certifications include BLS CPR from American Heart Association or American Red Cross.
- Verification of high school graduation or GED completion is required.
- After admission to the college, you will be considered a pre-radiography student. Students are eligible to submit a financial aid application at this point and can work to complete general education courses as laid out in the program curriculum. Students interested in beginning the core clinical radiography program courses will submit an online form during designated petition dates. This program only starts during the fall semester, therefore the petition dates will be each spring semester.
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- High school transcript indicating a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or above. Contact the high school you attended if you do not have a copy of your transcript.
- ACT composite score of 18 or above. Request an ACT College Report from ACT or contact the high school you graduated from if you do not have a copy on hand.
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