About the AS degree in Radiologic Technology

This program prepares students to become Radiologic Technologists. It is a two-year, full-time Associate in Science degree program for students who desire to combine the technology of diagnostic medical imaging procedures with the art and skills of patient care. The program requires the commitment of a full-time student as all semesters in this competency-based curriculum consist of classroom lectures, application in the x-ray laboratory classes, and extensive, supervised clinical experiences in hospitals and clinics.

A career in radiologic technology offers a promising future, job stability, and a good salary. Radiologic Technologists are needed in every healthcare settings including hospitals, outpatient radiology centers, outpatient clinics, and military settings. While Radiologic Technologists do have specific duties they perform on the job each day, the nature of the healthcare setting offers plenty of variety and excitement in day-to-day life as each patient presents with a different background, a different personality, a different medical condition, and unique imaging challenges. The boundaries of your career in radiologic technology are determined by your abilities and interests. With additional education and on the job training, there are opportunities to pursue specializations in other types of imaging technology such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), tomography, and mammography.  

 Frequently Asked Questions

When does the program begin?

The program begins every Spring semester.

How long is the program?

After the pre-requisite courses are completed, the program is 6 semesters. The program is 77 credit hours.  

When is the deadline to apply?

Please refer to the Healthcare Professions Application Process and Deadlines

What are the admission requirements?

There are pre-requisite courses - BSC2085 Anatomy & Physiology I, BSC2085L Anatomy & Physiology I Lab, and MAC1105 College Algebra.  The GPA of these courses must be at least 2.25 and a grade of "C" or better in each course.   The HESI A2 test is also an admission requirement.  A minimum of 75 in each section must be achieved to be considered eligible.  

How many students are accepted?

The program accepts 30 students per year. 

How much does the program cost?

The approximate total cost of the program is $10,900. This includes tuition and fees, criminal background check, drug testing, immunizations, uniforms, supplies, and books. 

Is financial aid available?

This program is eligible for financial aid. Also, see scholarships available

Are night or weekend classes available?

The program is the traditional day program, though students will be required to occasionally attend in evening and on the weekend. 

Is there a part-time option?

There is not a part-time option. 

 Radiologic Technology Program Technical Standards

 Additional program information and pathways


The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

American Society of Radiologic Technologists


For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit:

Occupational Outlook Handbook: http://www.bls.gov/ooh/ 
O-Net Online: http://online.onetcenter.org/