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Radiologic Technology Program

The Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology program at the Baptist Health System School of Health Professions prepares you for the role as a radiologic technologist through the clinical application of theory and utilization of patient safety principles.

Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to sit for the credentialing examinations for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Program Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology program is a 6-semester program delivered in a blended format, using classroom, clinical practicum and online delivery methods. The Department of Medical Imaging Technology is committed to quality education using the guidelines set forth by the code of ethics for the profession of radiologic technologist. The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. The Joint Review Committee is the only agency that is authorized by the United States Department of Education to award accreditation to Radiologic Technology Programs. The BSHP Radiologic Technology program currently holds a 7-year program accreditation through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Program accreditation status can be viewed at this link. To review the JRCERT’s Radiography Standards please visit the JRCERT’s website. If there is a need to submit allegations of non-compliance after a student has completed the grievance process, the student can submit allegations to:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Sciences
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300

What is a Radiologic Technologist?

A radiologic technologist (RT), also called a radiographer or x-ray tech, is a healthcare professional who performs x-rays and other diagnostic imaging exams on patients.

Radiologic Technologist Employment Outlook

Radiologic technologists can practice in a variety of settings after graduation to include hospitals and imaging centers.

Overall employment of radiologic technologists is projected to grow 6 percent from 2021 to 2031. The median annual wage for radiologic technologists and technicians was $61,370 in May 2021. (Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, Radiologic and MRI Technologists).

Actual salaries and employment opportunities may vary depending upon geographic location, market employment trends by local area, employer size, employee experience and employee credentials. Prospective students should research the local employment opportunities as a part of their decision-making processes.

Program Details