Radiologic Technology (A.A.S.)
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. The Salem Campus 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 are passionate about taking care of people.
You are looking for a rewarding career that is technology-based, challenging, and offers advancement opportunities.
You are detail-oriented and enjoy learning, especially in science-related content.
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.
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How to Apply to Radiologic Technology
The associate degree radiology program has a Three-step application process:
- Apply online to Kent State University. Select the Salem campus and choose the Radiologic Technology major.
- Complete the Radiologic Technology Application. Applications are available now and will close February 1, 2024 for the Summer 2024 program start. For more information please view the program information packet or contact Sherry DeWitt, email@example.com, 330-337-4227
- Complete Basic Skills Assessment Testing (Accuplacer & ALEKS Testing). Prior to program acceptance, applicants must demonstrate competence for college level coursework in reading, writing and math.
Note: Admission into the radiologic technology program is highly competitive and is not guaranteed.