Minnesota State Community and Technical College
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Fergus Falls, MN 56537

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This program is offered at the following locations:

Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes
56501

 



Radiologic Technology

Minnesota State Community and Technical College

Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 79
  • Delivery: Land/Campus, Online
  • WIA certified: YES
  • Emphases: N/A

About this Program

The Radiologic Technology program prepares individuals to perform various radiologic procedures. The radiologic technologist instructs and positions patients, manipulates radiographic equipment, adjusts exposure factors, provides radiation protection for patient and self, develops radiographic images, evaluates the quality of fi nished radiographs and carries out activities associated with quality control. The student radiologic technologist carries out these functions under the supervision or upon the direction of a registered radiologic technologist. Graduates of the Radiologic Technology program are eligible for the national certifi cation exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Successful completion of this exam qualifi es the graduate as a Registered Radiologic Technologist. The selection of students into the Radiologic Technology program is done on a point system using the Application Assessment Sheet to rank applicants comparatively based on course grades and GPA. Individuals entering the program must complete a background check required by the Minnesota Human Services licensing division. Individuals who do not receive a clear background check may participate in the program but may not be allowed to participate in clinical and/or fi eld experience courses.

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