Why Radiologic Technology (X-ray), CAT and MRI Scanning?


Students enrolled in the Radiologic Technologist degree program are prepared for entry-level employment in the growing field of radiologic (X-ray) technology. Radiologic technologists are needed in every health care setting, including hospitals, outpatient clinics, health centers and physicians' offices. Students learn to produce radiologic images of body parts as an aid in the diagnosis of disease and injury. Clinical experiences in a variety of health care facilities are included. Graduates have the opportunity to enter careers with strong earning potential.

Graduates are eligible to take the Radiologic Technologist Radiography (RTR) (R) certification examination offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists required for employment in this field.

The two-semester Computed Assisted Tomography (CAT Scanning) program is designed for certified radiologic technologists, radiation therapists or nuclear medicine technologists who are seeking to expand their skills for specialization in computed assisted tomography (CAT) scanning. The field of CAT or computerized tomography (CT) imaging uses scanners to produce images of the human anatomy as an aid in the diagnosis of disease and injury. CT scanning technologists work in hospitals, clinics, health care centers and private imaging radiology departments.

The two-semester Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI Scanning) program is designed for certified radiologic technologists, radiation therapists or nuclear medicine technologists who wish to expand their skills for specialization in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) scanning. MRI uses scanners to produce images of the anatomy as an aid in the diagnosis of disease and injury. MRI technologists work in hospitals, clinics, health care centers and private imaging radiology departments.

 

Application to Apply to the Radiologic Technologist CAT and MRI Program is Now Open!

Please click the link below to complete your application. Before applying, be sure to apply to CCAC through the general application here. If you experience any technical difficulties, please email alliedhealthinfo@ccac.edu.

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Middle States Accreditation

In addition to the accreditation by ACEN, CCAC's Radiologic Technologist, CAT, and MRI program is accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education.

Status: Accreditation Reaffirmed
Last Reaffirmation: 2018
Next Self-Study Evaluation: 2025-2026

For more information, visit CCAC's institutional page.

Middle States Action Letter June 2017

Middle States Action Letter June 2018

Middle States Action Letter June 2019

Computed Assisted Tomography (CAT Scanning), Diploma (445.2)

This is a two-semester program designed for certified radiologic technologists, RTR (R) or radiation therapist RTR (T) or nuclear medicine technologists RTR (N) or CNMT to expand skills for specialization in computed tomography scanning (CAT Scanning). Computerized tomography (CAT or CT) imaging is a field that utilizes scanners to produce images of human anatomy as an aid in the diagnosis of disease and injury.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI Scanning), Diploma (446.2) 

This is a two-semester program designed for certified radiologic technologists, RTR (R) or radiation therapist RTR (T) or nuclear medicine technologists RTR (N) or CNMT to expand skills for specialization in magnetic resonance imaging (MRI Scanning). Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) is a field that utilizes scanners to produce images of human anatomy as an aid in the diagnosis of disease and injury.

Radiologic Technologist, A.S. (558) 

This program provides training in the field of radiologic technology (X-ray). Radiologic technologists work in hospital, clinic or health center radiology departments. Students learn to produce images of body parts as an aid in the diagnosis of disease and injury. 

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Admission To Radiologic Technology, CAT & MRI

Every Nursing & Health Sciences program at CCAC has specific admissions requirements and career accreditation. The requirements for Radiologic Technology, CAT & MRI can be found below. 

  • All developmental coursework as indicated by the results of the College Placement Tests.
  • DVD Video Observation "Radiology-Career Encounters"
  • Complete General Biology (BIO-151) or Intro to Biological Sciences (BIO-110) with a 'C' or better
    • Exception: Anatomy & Physiology 1 (BIO 161) successfully completed with a 'C' or better
  • Submission of Transfer of Credits (if needed); submit to transcripts@ccac.edu
  • Self Essay
  • Completed Total Admission Score (TAS) calculation sheet
  • Completed Allied Health application.
  • Minimum GPA of 2.5

 

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August B. Kellermann III

CAT applicants must be certified in RT(R), RT (T) or RT (N) and a graduate of a regionally approved degree program with an associate degree or higher.

 

Contact CAT Scanning Program

August B. Kellermann III

MRI applicants must be certified in RT(R), RT (T) or RT (N) and a graduate of a regionally approved degree program with an associate degree or higher.

 

Contact MRI Scanning Program

August B. Kellermann III

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