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Radiologic Technology

Curriculum C217C

The Radiologic Technologist operates X-ray equipment to perform diagnostic examinations ordered by a patient's physician.

This two-year program offers classroom, college lab and clinical site experiences at various Chicago metropolitan area hospitals.

Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850, Chicago, Ill. 60602-2901, (312) 704-5300, graduates qualify for the National Registry Examination given by American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and Illinois licensure. 

Click HERE to complete the MANDATORY Selective Admission Application for Health Careers. Applicants should not apply to the Radiology program until they have successfully completed the prerequisites for the program. Acceptance is awarded every fall semester.

Attendance at an Information Session is ENCOURAGED in order to apply for admission to this program. By attending an information session, you will learn what is expected of you as an applicant, as well as the functionality of the program. For information on Information Session dates, times and locations, please contact (708) 456-0300 Ext. 3545 or  click HERE for Radiologic Technology Information Session Registration.

Full disclosure of any ticket, citation, summons, arrest, charges or convictions for a misdemeanor or felony is required in writing to the Program Coordinator prior to applying to the Radiology program. Applicants must contact the Program Coordinator for preapproval information well in advance of the program application deadline. Written approval may take up to 12 weeks to complete. Individuals who have been charged or convicted of a misdemeanor or felony must pre-apply to the ARRT by filling out an Ethics Review Pre-Application. Once the written preapproval to take the examination is received in writing to the Program Director, students may apply to the program. If any disclosure is not received and it appears on a background check or is discovered later, your application will be disqualified and/or clinical site revoked immediately.

Health Requirements  Health Requirements

Clinical Sites:
   • Alexian Brothers Medical Center
   • Gottlieb Hospital
   • Loyola University Medical Center
   • Northshore University Healthcare - Evanston
   • Northshore University Healthcare - Glenbrook
   • Northshore University Healthcare - Skokie
   • Northwest Community Hospital
   • Rush Oak Park Hospital
   • West Lake Hospital
   • West Suburban Hospital

Mission Statement:
The Radiologic Technology Program, through its curricular offerings, provides educational experiences to prepare students to function as a competent entry-level technologist with the essential knowledge necessary to meet the employment needs within radiologic technology.

Radiologic Technology Program Goals:
The program will graduate students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be clinically competent.
Student Learning Outcomes:
   a. Students will provide appropriate patient care.
   b. Students will select appropriate technical factors.
   c. Students will practice appropriate radiation protection.
   d. Students will demonstrate proper positioning skills.
The program will graduate students with the ability to display effective communication
Student Learning Outcomes:
   a. Students will demonstrate effective oral communication skills in the clinical setting.
   b. Students will practice written communication skills.
The program will prepare students to successfully apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
Student Learning Outcomes:
   a. Students will produce diagnostic quality radiographs on examinations in which they are proficient.
   b. Students will be able to critically think to problem solve regarding difficult patients.
The program will provide the students with the knowledge to evaluate the importance of professional growth and development within the field of radiologic technology.
Student Learning Outcomes:
   a. Students will determine the importance of continued professional development.
   b. Student will summarize the importance of attendance at professional meetings.

Employment opportunities exist in hospitals, clinics and medical imaging centers.

   • Radiologic Technology Degree (Associate in Applied Science - C217C)

Radiologic Technology Courses

Click HERE for Triton Application.
Click HERE for Student Handbook.
Click HERE for Financial Aid Information.
Click HERE for Tuition and Fees Information.
Click HERE for Student Services Information.

Additional Information:
PowerPoint: Health Career Programs
Radiology Admissions Process
Program Details
Non-Academic Requirements
Admission Dates
Seven Points to Ponder
Radiology Schedule
Information Session Schedule
Radiology Program Effectiveness Data
Helpful Links
Request for Re-Admission Form

Pamela Harmon, RT(R)
Radiology Program Coordinator

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