Radiologic Technology


Program Description


Information Sessions - Schedule

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The Radiologic Technology program is a comprehensive competency-based program of study that prepares students to sit for the National Registry Examination offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT), allowing successful students to graduate with expertise at the entry-level in the field of Radiologic Technology and to be eligible for education and training in other specialized diagnostic imaging fields.

Accreditation

The program has been held to high accreditation standards by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) to assure that graduates are well prepared to be successful on the examination with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Because of this certification, graduates will be able to work anywhere in the USA upon completion of this degree path.

The continuing accreditation status of the program was considered at the August 24, 2021 meeting of the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The program was evaluated according to the Standards for an Accredited educational Program in Radiography (2021).
The JRCERT awards: ACCREDITATION FOR A PERIOD OF FIVE YEARS.

JCERT Contact Information Address: 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182 Phone: (312) 704-5300 Fax: (312) 704-5304  Email: mail@jrcert.org

The Radiologic Technology Program of Arizona Western College serves its communities of interst and its students through meeting and maintaining the following goals.  After completion of clinical and academic courses, Radiologic Technology students will be able to:

Goal 1: Students will demonstrate competency at the entry level in the field of Diagnostic Radiography.

Student Learning Outcome:
  1. Demonstrate acceptable positioning skills.
  2. Provide appropriate patient care.

Goal 2: Students will demonstrate the ability to use critical thinking skills.

Student Learning Outcome:
  1. Demonstrate the ability to adjust technique to suit patient condition, pathology, or body habitus.
  2. Demonstrate competency on non-routine views.

Goal 3: Students will communicate effectively.

Student Learning Outcome:
  1. Use effective oral communication skills.
  2. Use effective written communication skills.

The program will monitor its effectiveness.

Program Effectiveness over a 5-year period:

  1. 75% of graduates will pass the ARRT exam on the first attempt.
  2. 75% of graduates who are actively seeking employment will be employed in the field of Radiologic Technology within 1 year after graduation.
  3. 50% of students will complete the Radiologic Technology Program.
  4. 80% of employers will be satisfied with the graduate’s entry level skills.
  5. 80% of students will be satisfied with their education.

Annual Reports

Program Documents

File Name Downloads
Prospective Student Packet Download
Student Guide 2022-2024 Download  
Student Guide 2021-2023 Download
Prerequisite Courses Download
Application Process Instructions Download
Application For Admission Download
Fingerprint Clearance Card Instructions Download
ATI TEAS Exam Instructions (Study Guide) Download
Frequently Asked Questions Download

Check the above for any necessary program documents.

Degree(s) / Certificates(s)


Title Local Bachelor's
Radiologic Technology - A.A.S. Occupational Degree -

Career Outlook


According to the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of Radiologic Technologists is expected to grow by 28 percent from 2010 to 2020, faster than the average for all occupations.

 

Successful completion of this program may lead to employment in a variety of different occupations and industries. Check the above for additional information.

Contact Information


Department Contact(s)

Radiologic Technology


Hours of Operation
  • Normal Hours
  • Monday - Thursday: 8:00am - 12:00pm
  • Monday - Thursday: 1:30pm - 4:00pm