Radiography | Riverland Community College Accredited 2-Year Minnesota School Offering Programs to Southern, MN - Riverland

Radiography (X-Ray)


Prerequisite requirements and program layout are changing effective Fall 2024 to better serve our students

Who must meet the new prerequisite requirements:

  • All students intending to apply for a seat in the Fall 2025 Radiography Program start
  • Any student that did not get all 6 of the previous prerequisite courses completed by Spring 2024 to apply for a seat in the Fall 2024 Radiography Program start will need to meet the new prerequisite requirements as outlined below to apply for Fall 2025

Who does not need to meet the new prerequisite requirements:

  • Students that are applying for a seat in the Fall 2024 Radiography Program start
  • IN order to apply for Fall 2024, students must have all 6 of the previous prerequisite courses completed no later than Spring 2024 – BIOL 1030, HCNA 1100, PHYS 1000,

RADT 1200, RADT 1225, and RADT 1245

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Launch Your Career with Our Accredited Radiography Degree

Program Overview

The Radiography Program at Riverland Community College is a rigorous 24-month program consisting of five semesters and 83 credits. Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), the program prepares students to excel as competent radiologic technologists.

Why Choose Our Program?

Students in our program benefit from hands-on training in our fully-equipped radiography laboratory and real-world practicum education at various healthcare facilities throughout southern Minnesota. Our graduates are well-prepared to take the ARRT registry exam and become registered technologists in radiography.

Curriculum Highlights

  • Introduction to Radiography and Patient Care
  • Radiographic Pathology and Medical Terminology
  • Radiographic Procedures I & II
  • Introduction to Radiographic Equipment/Exposures
  • Radiation Biology and Protection

For a detailed view of the course offerings, click here.

Advanced Opportunities

Upon completion, graduates have the opportunity to seamlessly continue their education with the Healthcare Leadership and Administration (HLA) online bachelor completion program at Winona State University. This program enhances skills across five learning domains, aligning with national standards for healthcare leadership.

Career Outlook

Radiologic technologists are in high demand, with expected growth in the field projected to significantly outpace the average for other careers. Opportunities are available in hospitals, ambulatory care services, and specialized imaging centers.


The Radiography Program holds an 8-year accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Our program adheres strictly to the JRCERT standards, ensuring a high-quality educational experience.

JRCERT Contact Information:

  • Address: 20 North Wacker Driver, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-2901
  • Phone: (312) 704-5300
  • Email:

Information about the accreditation of Radiologic Technology programs and Riverland Community College’s Radiologic Technology Program pass rates, job placement rates, and program completion rates can be accessed here.

Riverland Community College Radiography Program Effectiveness Data

Get involved

Join the Riverland Radiography Lambda Nu Honor Society to celebrate and enhance your academic achievements in radiography. This prestigious group is dedicated to honoring excellence, fostering professional growth, and promoting community service. As a member, you'll participate in educational activities and service projects, raising awareness about the vital role of radiologic technologists in healthcare.

Program Scholarships

Riverland Community College offers various scholarships to support students financially throughout their education. For more details and application deadlines, please visit the Riverland Foundation Scholarships page.

Mission Statement

Our mission is to inspire and educate students to become successful radiologic technologists who provide exceptional service to the community, embodying professionalism and ethical practices in all aspects of their work.

Get Started on Your Radiography Career

If you're ready to start your journey towards a rewarding career in radiography, request more information today and take the first step towards joining the Riverland Community College family.

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Last Updated: July 13, 2023

    Quick Facts
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • 83 Credits | Consecutive Five Semesters
  • Location: Austin
  • Offering: Fall

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