Do you enjoy technology and helping people? Do you excel at problem solving and critical thinking and find the challenge of completing tasks in a fast-paced environment exciting?
A career in radiologic technology involves this and more. Let us help you start your path in radiologic technology!
After completing your associate degree, you can apply for positions in the healthcare field as a radiologic technologist or radiographer.
As a radiologic technologist, you will perform general radiographic images of the human body, which physicians use to make a medical diagnosis. You may find work in hospital radiology departments physician's offices or independent medical-imaging centers.
You are likely to succeed in this program and career if you:
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You will receive the knowledge and technical expertise to produce radiographic images of the human body. Our program is offered in cooperation with affiliated hospitals, physician's offices and medical imaging centers, which allows you to receive practical and clinical instruction onsite. This program curriculum is structured so that courses are offered in both blended and face-to-face formats. You will only be required to attend in-class and laboratory sessions at the campus one day per week.
By the time you graduate from our program, you will have the ability to:
Please note that our program is selective. This means there are additional entrance requirements beyond your standard HACC application. Also, before you can begin the clinical portion of the program, you must complete the following items at your own expense:
Upon completion of the program, you will be prepared to take the national certifying examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Your eligibility to sit for the ARRT national registry examination may be affected by prior crime convictions, such as a felony, gross misdemeanor or misdemeanor. If you have questions about your eligibility, please contact the Department of Regulatory Services, ARRT, 1255 Northland Drive, St. Paul, MN, 55120. Their phone number is 651-687-0048.
We are proud to say that the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) accredits our program, which is located at 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182. Their phone number is 312-704-5300.
Yes! Although our program is designed to lead you directly into the workforce, transfer opportunities are available. Our programs are designed to be flexible enough to transfer to a wide variety of colleges and universities with no loss of credit. However, each individual college has its own unique program. We encourage you to select a four-year school as soon as possible. This will allow you to learn the transfer college’s program requirements so that you may take the proper classes at HACC.
Your various transfer options are:
|Bloomsburg University of PA:||Bachelor of Applied Science Technical Leadership (ONLINE & campus) (pdf)|
|Central Penn College:||Radiologic Technology (pdf)|
You can complete the entire program at our Lancaster Campus
Yes! Thanks to the HACC Foundation, scholarships are available. Please visit hacc.edu/scholarships to learn how you can apply.
We offer courses in the spring, summer and fall, and you can apply anytime by visiting our website. When enrolling into the Radiologic Technology Program, you must apply to the non-clinical component of the program first. Therefore, please use program code 3760 on your application to ensure that you apply to the correct program.