Radiologic Technology

  • Hands-on learning with on-site imaging equipment

  • Online Mammography coursework

  • Our most recent graduates have a 100% pass rate on the ARRT licensing exam 

Apply Now to the Radiologic Technology Program

Due to the COVID pandemic, all job shadowing has been SUSPENDED as a requirement for those applying to the 2021 Radiologic Technology Program.

Program Introduction

This nationally accredited associate degree program teaches students how to perform medical imaging procedures. Medical imaging is a branch of health care delivery that utilizes x-rays and other energy forms to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of medical conditions.

Through a blend of classroom education at the university and clinical education at a hospital, students learn radiographic equipment operation, patient positioning and procedures, radiation safety and methods of patient care.

Graduates may also choose to gain additional education in other areas of medical imaging to become multi-skilled practitioners. Kent State University also offers a Bachelor of Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Technology (BRIT) degree that offers concentrations in Computed Tomography (CT), Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) and Radiation Therapy (RTH). 

This Program is Right For You If

  • You like to care for people.
  • You are looking for a field that is rewarding, challenging, full of opportunities, and well-paying.
  • You completed a strong foundation of science and mathematics courses in high school.

This Program Will Teach You To

  • Utilize critical thinking and problem-solving skills effectively in the practice of radiologic technology.
  • Communicate effectively in oral and written form with patients families and members of the health care team.
  • Perform radiographic procedures successfully and consistent with entry-level requirements of a registered radiologic technologist.
  • Determine the value of professional growth and development and to conduct themselves in a professional manner.

How to Apply to Radiologic Technology


  1.  Apply online to Kent State University. Select the Ashtabula campus and choose the Radiologic Technology major.
  2. Once you have met the requirements to enter the Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology, submit an application. Application must be received by February 1, 2021

Note: Admission into the professional radiologic technology sequence is highly competitive and is not guaranteed.


Students interested in learning more about the Associate of Applied Science Degree in Radiologic Technology should plan to attend an Information Session. All information sessions will be held remotely through Zoom meetings. 

Upcoming Information Sessions: 

Please contact the program secretary, Theresa Hootman, at, or 440-964-4252 for reservations. A Zoom meeting invitation will be sent to you once a reservation is confirmed.

December 17, 2020, Wednesday at 5:00 pm

January 28, 2021, Thursday at 4:00 pm

Additional 2021 dates will be schedule in the near future. Please check back for updates.



This program is designed to prepare students to sit for applicable licensure  in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and contact information for state licensing boards at Kent State's website for professional licensure disclosure.