Radiography (X-Ray)ASSOCIATE IN APPLIED SCIENCE, 83 CREDITS
Would you like a rewarding high tech career in the health care field?
Radiography is a six-semester, 24-month, 83-credit program, accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). It prepares students to become competent radiologic technologists. Successful students demonstrate an aptitude for science and math, an interest in working with people and technology and the ability to function professionally under stress. The curriculum includes courses in radiation protection, equipment operation and maintenance, image production and evaluation, radiographic procedures and patient care. Clinical education, at various health care facilities in southern Minnesota gives students opportunities to apply skills learned in the classroom. Graduates are eligible to take the nationally recognized ARRT registry exam to become registered technologists in radiography. Students may elect to take a mammography Training course.
You can look forward to one-on-one attention from excellent faculty in the college's fully equipped radiography laboratory. You will be well trained in all aspects of the appropriate use of technology and caring for the needs of patients. Radiographers play a key role on the medical team and work in many areas outside the Radiology Department including surgery, emergency room, cardiac and intensive care and patient rooms.Location: Austin, Online Course(s)
Program Starts: Fall
Course Plan: Six Semesters
Faculty: Sandy Sellner-Wee Sandy Sellner-Wee Nicole Nelson Sandy Sellner-Wee Vicki Kintop Mary Kay Wilson
For in-depth information including outcomes, program fees, course descriptions, and more please visit the Radiography (X-Ray) program page at riverland.edu.
Prerequisites (7 credits)
Required Core Courses (63 credits)
Required MnTC General Education Courses (13 credits)