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Radiologic Technology
(Associate of Applied Science)

Achieve an Associate Degree in as few as 21 months*


Radiologic Technologists (RADs), work with doctors and physicians to perform diagnostic imaging exams on patients, like X-rays, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans, and computed tomography (CT) scans. Images are then used to evaluate and determine if more need to be taken or to get started on treating the patient. A RAD keeps detailed patient records, prepares patients for procedures, and operates equipment for images. Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) Mission Statement Concorde Career College’s Radiologic Technology degree program provides and maintains a supportive learning environment and curriculum that prepares students for entry-level, diagnostic radiographer positions. Students must successfully complete the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) Examination and, upon successful completion of this examination, become a Registered Technologist in Radiography, RT(R).

Learning Objectives / Instructional Outcomes

Goal 1: Students will competently perform entry-level radiologic procedures.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Students will communicate effectively with patients.
  • Students will exercise effective written communication skills.
Goal 4: Students will exhibit professional values.
  • Students will display professionalism.
  • Students will demonstrate an understanding of ethical behavior.
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Radiologic Technology
(Associate of Applied Science)

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Curriculum

In order to graduate from the Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program, students must successfully complete the following curriculum:

Memphis curriculum

Career Outlook

Career Overview

Radiologic Technologists perform diagnostic imaging examinations on patients. They prepare patients and provide patient education for procedures. Radiologic Technologists operate the equipment to take the images and work with physicians to evaluation and determine if additional images are needed. Some technicians may prepare and administer nonradioactive materials for diagnostic procedures or assist in other specialized areas of radiology.

Financial Aid

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

For the Memphis campus:

The Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program is accredited 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 mail@jrcert.org; http://www.jrcert.org.

Accreditation

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.

FAQ

How Long Is The Radiologic Technologist (Associate Of Applied Science) Program at Concorde?

The radiologic technologist program can be completed in as few as 21 months. However, program length can vary by campus. Please check with an admissions advisor for program length information.

When does the Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program start?

Contact us to find out when the Radiologic Technology program starts at a Concorde campus location near you.

Are radiologic technologists in high demand?

According to BLS.gov, the radiologic technologist job field is expected to grow by 7 percent through 2029. As the health care industry grows to meet the needs of those with medical conditions correlating to an aging population, such as osteoporosis, the need for radiologic technologists is expected to rise.

Why should I become a radiology technologist?

Become a radiologic technologists to perform diagnostic imaging procedures, such as X-ray examinations, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scans and computed tomography (CT) scans. You will be responsible for accurately positioning patients and ensuring that you produce a quality diagnostic image. Plus, work closely with radiologists to interpret medical images to either diagnose or rule out disease or injury.

Does Concorde offer radiologic technologist externships?

Concorde incorporates real-world training and off-site clinical experiences in our programs.

How much is tuition for Concorde’s Radiologic Technology (Associate of Applied Science) program?

For program-specific tuition information, please see the campus catalog.

Additional Info

Below you will find campus-specific information about the Radiologic Technology (Degree) program.

Memphis Campus

Program Effectiveness Data & Student Learning Outcomes

Program Handbook

Program Mission Statement

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