Medical Imaging

Medical Imaging


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RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY
This rigorous program offers a wide variety of educational experiences in professional/technical coursework, the social and natural sciences, mathematics, the humanities, and communication. In addition to classroom and laboratory sessions, students will complete 1300 hours of clinical education coordinated by the faculty at DACC and directly supervised by licensed technologists at affiliated medical facilities. This critical component of the curriculum allows students to perform real world hands-on application of knowledge. The program is accredited by the Joint Review Commission on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and its graduates are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national certification examination and obtain state licensure.
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Typical Length: 2 years including summer
Status Required: Full-time, application required
Certificates Available Prior to Degree: None
Articulation Agreements: None
Labor Market*: Median Salary $58,120, Number of Jobs 230,600

*Source for Labor Market Information: Occupational Outlook Handbook provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics, Posted 2017.

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ECHOCARDIOGRAPHY
This certificate is granted to those students who successfully complete the career curriculum that is Echocardiography.

Echocardiography is the use of sound waves to generate images for the assessment and diagnosis of various heart conditions. Echocardiographers must possess knowledge of anatomy,physiology, ultrasound instrumentation/physics and patient care.

Echocardiography is part of a rapidly expanding health care industry with excellent job opportunities. This profession is expected to grow even more as the population ages and physicians/patients seek alternate imaging procedures.
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Typical Length: 1 year including summers
Status Required: Full-time, application required
Certificates Available Prior to Completion: None
Labor Market*: Median Salary $63,630, Numbers of Jobs 112,700

*Source for Labor Market Information: Occupational Outlook Handbook provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics, Posted 2017.

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SONOGRAPHY
This certificate is granted to those students who successfully complete the career curriculum that is Diagnostic Medical Sonography.

Sonography, also called ultrasonography, is the use of sound waves to generate images for the assessment and diagnosis of various medical conditions. These detailed images provide views into the inner workings of the body. Sonographers must possess knowledge of anatomy, physiology, ultrasound instrumentation/physics and patient care.

Ultrasound is part of a rapidly expanding health care industry with excellent job opportunities. This profession is expected to grow even more as the population ages and physicians/patients seek alternate imaging procedures.
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Typical Length: 1 year including summers
Status Required: Full-time, application required
Certificates Available Prior to Completion: None
Labor Market*: Median Salary $63,630, Numbers of Jobs 112,700

*Source for Labor Market Information: Occupational Outlook Handbook provided by Bureau of Labor Statistics, Posted 2017.

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