Radiologic Technologist Career Major - Overview

Radiologic Technologist

radiologic technologist
Campus
Health Careers Center
(Springlake Campus)
Career Major Length
2608 hours
Who Can Enroll
Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$6,520.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$16,952.00
Book Costs:
$729.00
Supplies Costs:
$915.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$20/hour

Students in this major will learn how to perform imaging procedures using ionizing radiation. They will learn appropriate patient care skills as well as radiation protection procedures for their patients, themselves, and others. They will learn to operate a variety of imaging equipment, factors that affect image quality, and criteria for image evaluation. Extensive clinical assignments are included. Upon completion, graduates will satisfy the educational requirements to take the Radiography certification exam provided by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

 

Career Major Length
2608.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Academic Life Skills
15.00
Introduction to Radiologic Science & Health Care
48.00
Ethics and Law in Radiologic Sciences
32.00
Patient Care in Radiologic Sciences
64.00
Pharmacology and Venipuncture
32.00
Radiographic Procedures I
150.00
Image Analysis I
48.00
Principles of Imaging
60.00
Digital Image Acquisition and Display
64.00
Radiation Production and Characteristics
48.00
Radiographic Procedures II
150.00
Image Analysis II
48.00
Imaging Equipment
72.00
Clinical Practice I
645.00
Clinical Practice II
645.00
Introduction to Computed Tomography
32.00
Radiation Biology
48.00
Radiation Protection
48.00
Advanced Imaging
48.00
Clinical Practice III
199.00
Radiographic Pathology
32.00
Career Preparation for Radiography
16.00
Comprehensive Program Review for Radiography
64.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Good physical and mental health
  • Ability to critically think and problem solve
  • Ability to work well with others
  • Ability to work independently
  • Flexibility to work in various environments
  • Ability to wear a lead apron and stand for long periods of time
  • Ability to adapt to emergency situations

Required Prerequisites

  • High school diploma or GED
  • 18 years of age
  • CPR for Health Care Provider (AHA Course)
  • Minimum of 25 credit hours of college level education (see supporting documents)

Certifications Available

  • American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) National Certification exam