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AAS Radiologic Technology

Role of the Radiologic Technologist

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Radiologic Technology offered at the South College-Asheville prepares students to become members of the health care team in a variety of settings. Radiologic Technologists must be sensitive to patients’ physical and psychological needs, pay attention to detail, follow instructions, work as part of a team, and demonstrate mechanical ability and manual dexterity. Radiologic Technologists operate sophisticated equipment to help physicians, surgeons, and other health practitioners diagnose and treat patients.

Radiologic Technologist Certifications

Students successfully completing the Associate of Applied Science degree program in Radiologic Technology are eligible to apply for admission to write the certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Successful completion of the ARRT examination provides licensure to practice as a registered radiographer. Students convicted of a felony or misdemeanor may be excluded from clinical experience and/or taking the certification examination.

Overview of the Radiologic Technology Program

The Associate of Applied Science degree program in Radiologic Technology is designed for students to complete degree requirements in two years. The degree curriculum integrates didactic and clinical instruction with increasing expectations at each level. A combination of courses from the general education core and the major are required. Clinical sites utilized by the program are geographically dispersed. Students may have to travel outside the local area for clinical placements. Some evening and weekend rotations may be required. Students must complete a separate application to the Radiologic Technology program and secure formal admission to the program.

Locations offering this program:

140 Sweeten Creek Road
Asheville, NC 28803

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