Associate of Applied Science (A.A.S) in Radiologic Technology

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Begin a Healthcare Career with a Radiologic Technology Degree

If you want to work in health care, an A.A.S. degree in Radiological Technology can set you on the path to a rewarding career. As a Radiologic Technologist, you perform X-rays on patients to detect and diagnose disease and injury. This program teaches you how to properly prepare patients for imaging, operate the necessary equipment, and keep your patients’ radiation exposure to a minimum.

Radiologic Technology Degree Program Outcomes

Upon successful completion of the Radiologic Technology program, you will be able to: 

  • Position patients and technology to produce quality radiographs 
  • Exercise judgment for the appropriate technical factors for examinations 
  • Apply anatomy knowledge to accurately position patients and take images of desired anatomical structures   
  • Evaluate radiographs for technical quality  
  • Practice appropriate radiation safety for patients, self, and others  
  • Demonstrate acceptable communication with patients and other professionals 

 

Program Length

  • 60 Weeks

Delivery Method

  • Blended Learning

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Radiologic Technology Classes and Curriculum

The A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology program provides you with the knowledge and technical skills you need to find an entry-level position in the healthcare industry. In classrooms, labs, and clinical practicums, you learn the proper safety procedures needed to protect yourself and your patients, take accurate internal body images, and analyze those scans. In addition, you will complete assignments such as reading, exercises, problem solving, projects, research, papers, and presentations.

Topics and Classes

Program Length

Delivery Method

  • Radiographic Imaging and Exposure
  • Radiographic Pathology
  • Radiographic Physics
  • Radiographic Procedures and Positioning
  • Radiographic Positioning
  • Hands-on Patient Care

In 60 weeks, you can get started on a rewarding career as a Radiologic Technologist. Charter College starts classes every 20 weeks providing unparalleled flexibility, and our unique learning approach helps you to graduate on time.

The A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology degree program is available in a blended learning format. The combination of classroom and online learning gives you the flexibility to balance your classwork with family, work, and other commitments.

Prepare for Entry-Level Radiologic Technology Careers

The A.A.S in Radiologic Technology degree program prepares you to handle the responsibilities of an entry-level radiologic technologist. You can seek employment in doctor’s offices, hospitals, and other medical centers.

Radiologic Technology Certification

Graduates who choose to work as a radiologic technologist must successfully pass the American Registry Radiology Technician Certification Exam. This exam measures your knowledge of the duties entry-level radiologic technicians would need to perform.

Occupations this program prepares you for:

Radiologic Technologist

Radiologic Technician
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