A radiologic technologist is a crucial member of a medical team, making a difference in a rewarding field that’s constantly changing. Where the learning never stops. And where the work—guiding patients through scary life moments—is as personal as it is technical. This program will prepare you to have an impact for patients and position you for career growth and advancement. And get you started in a field bursting with opportunities for growth.
Once you complete the program, you’ll be eligible to take the National Certification Exam (the Registry), given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Completing the Registry will earn the credential that’s recognized nationwide. You can further your career by earning advanced modality certifications in areas such as CT scan, MRI, mammography, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, bone densitometry, and radiation oncology.
What you’ll learn
- Develop critical thinking skills.
- Study patient care, radiographic positioning & procedures, radiation biology, safety & protection, radiation physics, radiographic image production, equipment operation and pathology.
- Learn and practice procedures hands-on in our two fully-functional laboratories.
- Apply your learning to real-world situations in clinical rotations at local hospitals and clinics.
- Urgent care centers
- Private physician offices
- Surgery centers
- Orthopedic offices
- Radiographic education
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
JRCERT, the only organization authorized to award accreditation to qualifying radiology programs, awarded Belmont’s program a full eight-year accreditation award in 2018. Information about JRCERT can be found at www.ircert.org.