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Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science Degree Program)

Aurora, CO

Prepare for a new career sooner than you think

Becoming a radiological technologist allows you to perform x-rays. Physicians use these images to diagnose injuries and illnesses, plan treatments and more. 

Get a Clear View of Improving Patient Health

  • Develop your ability to perform diagnostic imaging exams like X-rays
  • Combines classroom study with a clinical practice experience to ensure you apply your skills in the real world. 
  • Earn your degree in as few as 20-months of study. 

Aurora Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Program Overview

As you earn your degree, you’ll learn the skills you need to work as a radiologic technologist (RAD), performing diagnostic imaging exams to look for patient issues. The RAD works with physicians in hospitals, healthcare facilities, local medical centers, or imaging centers to capture images from X-rays and determine if more need to be taken. The RAD also keeps detailed patient records, prepares patients for procedures, and operates equipment for images.

With Concorde's radiology technologist program, you can earn an associate degree program that equips you to pursue a career as a radiologic technologist in as few as 20-months. 

Take the Next Step Now

Discover if training to become a radiologic technologist is right for you. Schedule a private in-person tour or virtual interview with an Aurora Campus admissions representative today.

  1. **Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics projected national growth in job openings for radiologic and MRI technologists. 2022-2032 Projections are national. Local job market demand may vary.




National Employment Demand (2022-2032)


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Aurora Radiologic Technology Associate Degree Program

Concorde's radiologic technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The program combines general education, science courses and practical imaging skills to help prepare you for a possible career as a radiologic technologist.


Semester Credits

Associate Degree

Complete both general education and technical skills as a Radiologic Technologist

20 Mos

Program Length 

Sooner Than You Imagined

Earn your Associate Degree quicker than you might have imagined possible

Radiology Technology Curriculum

You will gain the theoretical knowledge and practical, hands-on experience to help you pursue a career as a Radiological Tech. Your coursework is intense and challenging; and your instructors, program director and campus staff are dedicated to support you along the way.

Aurora Program Coursework

  • Patient Care in Radiology
  • Medical Terminology
  • Image Production
  • Radiation Physics
  • Patient Positioning
  • Clinical I-IV
  • Radiation Biology Medical Ethics & Law
  • Radiological Theory

Radiology Technology Degree Blended Learning

Concorde's approach to delivering a hands-on career focused radiology technology program leverages a blended learning model.

  1. You will complete some coursework and lab assignments conveniently online.
    • With support from a dedicated online success coach to help you get accustomed to virtual learning.
  2. Additionally you will visit the campus to apply theory to practice in simulation labs.
    • With guidance from instructors with real-world experience you will learn to use the tools and instruments, as well interpret scan results. 
  3. The third element of Concorde's blended learning model is practical hands-on application in a health care setting. - the Clinical Experience.
    • Your clinical experience provides  a variety of cases and medical professional interactions - helping you better prepare for a career as a radiology technologist.


Lab Hours

Applied Radiology Learning

Leverage theory and general study curriculum in practice through lab work


Clinical Hours

Real-world Radiology Application

Taking what you've learned and practiced into a professional healthcare setting working directly with physicians and other care experts 

Radiologic Technologist Licensure & Certification

After graduation, you will be prepared to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination to become a Registered Technologist in Radiography, or RT(R).


The cost for your certification exam as well as pre-certification exam prep coursework is covered by Concorde.

Tuition fee for the program of study includes the cost for an eligible graduate's first attempt to sit for professional certification.

Concorde expects all students to complete pre-certification exam prep training through the campus resources at no additional cost to the student.***



Radiologic Technology Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes:

Goal 1: Students will competently perform entry-level radiologic procedures.

Student Learning Outcomes: 

  • Students will produce quality diagnostic images.
  • Students will exercise proper radiation protection.
  • Students will practice proper patient care.

Goal 2: Students will develop problem solving and critical thinking skills.

Student Learning Outcomes: 

  • Students will be able to modify standard procedures to accommodate patient conditions.
  • Students will be able to adjust radiographic factors to produce optimal quality images.

Goal 3: Students will apply effective communication skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will communicate effectively with patients.
  • Students will exercise effective written communication skills.

Goal 4: Students will exhibit professional values.

Student Learning Outcomes: 

  • Students will display professionalism.
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of ethical behavior.

Program Effectiveness Data can also be found at

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850

Chicago, IL 60606-3182

(312) 704-5300 - (Email)

Career Outlook

Demand for Radiologic Technologists

This field is forecast to continue its growth because of an increase in breaks and fractures due to osteoporosis and other medical conditions unique to a growing aging population. Radiologic techs may work at:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Private Practices
  • Group Practices


Projected national job demand for Radiologic Technologists from 2022-2032 

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Projection

Note: Concorde does not guarantee employment or subsequent salary.

Address and Hours

Aurora Campus

111 N. Havana Street
Aurora, Colorado 80010

PH: (720) 808-0455
FX: (303) 839-5478

Campus Hours of Operation

Monday7 am - 7 pm
Tuesday7 am - 7 pm
Wednesday7 am - 7 pm
Thursday7 am - 7 pm
Friday7 am - 6 pm
SaturdayBy Appointment

Financial Aid

As part of our commitment to your success, Concorde ensures that you have access to comprehensive information and guidance in navigating the financial aid process. Concorde offers financial aid and scholarship programs to those who qualify.


Accreditation and licensure are an important part of an academic institution’s operation. Visit our Accreditations and Licensure page for more details about our accreditations and licensure.

Program Effectiveness Data

The following is the most current program effectiveness data. Our programmatic accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information . The information can be found directly on the JRCERT webpage.

  • Credentialing Examination: The number of students who pass, on the first attempt, the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination, or an unrestricted state licensing examination, compared with the number of graduates who take the examination within six months of graduation. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.
Credentialing Examination Rate

Number passed on 1st attempt divided by number attempted within 6-months of graduation.

Year 1 - 201712 of 13 = 92%
Year 2 - 201816 of 18 = 89%
Year 3 - 201918 of 19 = 95%
Year 3 - 202019 of 20= 95%
Year 5 - 202124 of 28 = 86%
Program 5-Year Average89 of 98 = 91%
  • Job Placement : The number of graduates employed in the radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences within twelve-months of graduating. The five-year average benchmark established by the JRCERT is 75%.
Job Placement RateNumber employed divided by number actively seeking employment within 12-months of graduation.
Year 1 - 201713 of 13 = 100%
Year 2 - 201818 of 18 = 100%
Year 3 - 201919 of 19 = 100%
Year 4 - 202020 of 20 = 100%
Year 5 - 202124 of 24 = 100%
Program 5-Year Average95 of 95 = 100%


  • Program Completion: The number of students who complete the program within the stated program length. The annual benchmark established by the program is 80%.
Program Completion RateNumber graduated divided by number of students who started the program.
Year 1 = 202135 of 37 = 80%
Annual Completion Rate80%


Student Learning Outcomes 

Student Handbook

JRCERT: Accredited

The Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program in Aurora, CO is accredited for 5 years by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; 312-704-5300 or;

  • Aurora, CO
  1. Program length may be subject to change dependent on transfer credits and course load. Please refer to current course catalog for more information. Concorde does not guarantee admittance, graduation, subsequent employment or salary amount.

  2. Professional certification is not a requirement for graduation, may not be a requirement for employment nor does it guarantee employment.

  3. Financial aid is available to those who qualify but may not be available for all programs. Concorde does not guarantee financial aid or scholarship awards or amounts.

  4. Clinical hour requirements and delivery may vary by campus location and may be subject to change. Concorde does not guarantee clinical site assignments based upon student preference or geographic convenience; nor do clinical experiences guarantee graduation, post-clinical employment or salary outcomes.

  5. Registration and certification requirements for taking and passing these examinations are not controlled by Concorde, but by outside agencies, and are subject to change by the agency without notice. Therefore, Concorde cannot guarantee that graduates will be eligible to take these exams, at all or at any specific time, regardless of their eligibility status upon enrollment.