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Radiologic Technology - A.A.S. and A.T.S. PDFDownload to print

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Description

The Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology is offered at the Ashtabula and Salem campuses. Radiologic technologists perform diagnostic imaging procedures applying knowledge of anatomy, pathology, positioning, patient care, equipment, radiation protection and imaging techniques. With the successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to take the certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

The Associate of Technical Study degree in Radiologic Technology offers a completion program to graduates of certificate programs in radiologic technology. Kent State University awards 32 credits for the hospital-based program and ARRT certification. Students then complete 34 credit hours in prescribe d general studies courses. These courses may be applied toward the Bachelor of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences degree in computed tomography, diagnostic medical sonography, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine or radiation therapy at Kent State University's Salem Campus.

The A.T.S. degree in Radiology Department Mangement Technology offers a completion program to graduat4es of certificate programs in radiologic technology. Kent State University awards 30 credits for the hospital based program and ARRT certification. Students then complete business and general courses. These courses may be applied toward a bachelor degree in business management at Kent State University.

Students interested in the A.A.S. degree should apply to the Ashtabula or Salem Campus and meet with the director of radiologic technology for additional application details. Students interested in the A.T.S. degree should meet with the program director at the Salem Campus.
 

Career Opportunities

Radiologic technologists held about 216,000 jobs in 2010. More than 60 percent of all jobs were in hospitals. Most other jobs were in offices of physicians; diagnostic imaging centers; and outpatient care centers. (Source: Bureau of Labor Statistics)
 

Admission Requirements

A.A.S.: Admission to the program is on a selective basis due to the limited number of students approved for each clinical education setting. The application deadlines are February 1 at the Salem Campus and  Ashtabula Campus.  Program applicants are encouraged to meet with an advisor at the Ashtabula or Salem campuses to discuss the minimum admission requirements. Detailed information and requirements for admission, satisfactory progress and graduation are in the student handbook for this program. A copy of the handbook may be obtained from the program directors.

A.T.S.: Must be a registered radiologic technologist prior to program start. Program applicants are encouraged to meet with an advisor at the Salem campuses to discuss the program requirements. Upon admission to these programs, students will be granted 32 credit hours on the basis of their certification.

Graduation Requirements

A.A.S.: Minimum 73 credit hours. Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA and in major. Students must receive a grade of C (2.000) or better in all RADT and BSCI 11010 and 11020; or BSCI 20020 courses.

A.T.S.: Minimum 66-67 credit hours. Minimum 2.000 cumulative GPA and in major.
 

Program Learning Outcomes

Graduates of this program will be able to:

1. Demonstrate oral communication skills.

2. Demonstrate written communications kills in the classroom, clinical setting and workplace.

3. Successfully perform all radiographic procedures in the lab and clinical setting and workplace.

4. Demonstrate professional conduct in the clinical setting and workplace.

5. Satisfactorily perform entry-level procedures upon employment as a radiologic technologist.

Accreditation

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, JRCERT, for A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology.
 

Student Organizations

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Type Legend: KAD Kent Core Additional; KBS Kent Core Basic Sciences; KCM Kent Core Composition; KFA Kent Core Fine Arts; KHU Kent Core Humanities; KMC Kent Core Mathematics and Critical Reasoning; KSS Kent Core Social Sciences

Please read the sections in the University Catalog on Kent Core requirements.

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (32 credits) 
Type Course Title Credits
  Credits awarded on the basis of certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.* 32
III. ADDITIONAL PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (33-35 credits)
Type Course Title Credits
KBS BSCI 10001 Human Biology 3
KAD CHEM 10050 Fundamentals of Chemistry 3
  COMT

CS

MIS
11000

10001

24053
Introduction to Computer Systems
or
Computer Literacy
or
Computer Applications
3
KMC MATH 10009

11010
Modeling Algebra (4)
or
Algebra for Calculus (3)
3-4
KSS PSYC 11762 General Psychology 3
  Kent Core Additional 3
  Kent Core Composition 6-8
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts 6
  Kent Core Social Sciences 3
   MINIMUM TOTAL:  66

*32 credit hours are awarded only after the completion of program requirements.

The total degree consists of 66 hours. Coursework may be pursued at any Regional Campus, but students must be advised by the director of radiologic technology, housed at the Salem Campus.

 

 

Radiologic Technology - Radiology Department Management Technology

 

I. DESTINATION KENT STATE: FIRST YEAR EXPERIENCE  (1 credit)
Type Course Title Credits
  US 10097 Destination Kent State: First Year Experience 1
II. CERTIFICATE REQUIREMENTS (30 credits) 
Type Course Title Credits
  Credits awarded on the basis of certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists* 30
III. MAJOR PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS (36 credits) 
Type Course Title Credits
  BMRT

BUS
11000

10123
Introduction to Business
or
Exploring Business
3
  BMRT

MIS
11009

24163
Introduction to Management Technology
or
Principles of Management
3
  BMRT

FIN
21000

26074
Business Law and Ethics I
or
Legal Environment of Business
3
  BMRT

MIS
21006

34180
Human Resources Management
or
Human Resource Management
3
  BMRT

MKTG
21050

25010
Fundamentals of Marketing Technology
or
Principles of Marketing
3
KAD COMM 15000 Introduction to Human Communication 3
KSS ECON 22060 Principles of Microeconomics 3
KMC MATH 11010 Algebra for Calculus 3
  Kent Core Basic Sciences 3
  Kent Core Composition 6
  Kent Core Humanities and Fine Arts 3
   MINIMUM TOTAL:  67

*30 credit hours are awarded only after the completion of program requirements.


The total degree consists of 67 hours. Coursework may be pursued at any Regional Campus, but students must be advised by the director of radiologic technology, housed at the Salem Campus.