Program Description

Program Description

Danville Area Community College

Radiologic Technology

The Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology is granted to those students who successfully complete the career curriculum in Radiologic Technology. This program is fully accredited and its graduates are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national certification examination and obtain state licensure.

This is a profession which is in high demand throughout the U.S. Over 300 million radiologic procedures are performed across the country each year. Approximately 7 out of 10 Americans will undergo some type of medical imaging procedure this year.

Radiologic technologists perform complex medical procedures to obtain detailed images of the internal structures of the human body. They must possess knowledge of anatomy, physiology, radiographic positioning and exposure technique, radiation safety, patient care and electronics.

Job/Employment Information:
Positions you are trained for: Graduates are immediately employed as staff radiologic technologists, primarily in hospitals, imaging centers, clinics and physician's offices. With some additional training, graduates can seek positions in post-primary imaging areas such as CT, MRI, Mammography, and Cardiac, Vascular, and Interventional Technology. Career opportunities also exist in administration, education, sales and marketing and applications training for technologists with more advanced degrees.