Radiologic Technology, AS
Join the high demand field of radiologic technology.
A Radiologic Technologist produces images of the human body that are used in various diagnostic procedures. He or she uses a combination of technology, science, patient care and collaboration to perform job-related duties.
Doctors rely on Radiologic Technologists to take accurate X-rays while maintaining a high level of sensitivity with patients. Technologists may work in hospitals, clinics or other diagnostic imaging centers.
- This is a two-year, accredited Associate of Science Degree program.
- The program provides both a strong liberal arts foundation and professional training.
- The clinical component of the program requires more than 1,400 hours of hands-on experience in various healthcare settings in the greater Omaha area, western Iowa and surrounding counties. (Students will be responsible for personal transportation to and from these off-campus clinical sites.)
- Students must earn a total of 80 credits for this degree program.
More Program Information
- Rad Tech Mission, Goals & Objectives
- Rad Tech Technical Standards
- Rad Tech Program Effectiveness Data
- Rad Tech Program Student Handbook
Radiologic Technologist Salary & Job Outlook
The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the U.S. median salary in 2013 for a Radiologic Technologist was $56,760 per year ($26.54 per hour), with a faster than average projected job growth until 2020 of 28 percent.
Radiologic Technology Professional Organizations
- American Society of Radiologic Technologists
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
The Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Inquiries regarding accreditation may be directed to: Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182. Phone: 312-704-5300 Fax: 312-704-5304 Website: www.jrcert.org
Other Degree Options
Nebraska Methodist College offers several degree options in medical imaging: