Radiologic Technology

Mission Statement:
The Radiologic Technology Program, through its curricular offerings, provides educational experiences to empower diverse learners and prepare students to function with essential knowledge to meet employment needs in Radiologic Technology. 

The Triton College Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The program received a full 8-year accreditation in 2022. The next review date will be in 2030.

Program Effectiveness Data:

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes:

The program will graduate students with the knowledge and skills necessary to be clinically competent

  • Students will apply appropriate and safe care to patients in radiology 
  • Students will select appropriate technical factors for optimal radiographic images
  • Students will comply with the appropriate radiation protection standards for patients and staff
  • Students will demonstrate proper positioning skills on radiography examinations in which they are proficient

The program will graduate students with the ability to effectively communicate

  • Students will utilize effective oral communication skills in the clinical setting with patients, staff, and visitors
  • Students will employ effective written communication skills necessary to obtain accurate patient histories

The program will prepare students to successfully apply critical thinking and problem-solving skills

  • Students will produce diagnostic quality radiographs on examinations in which they are proficient
  • Students will be able to manipulate, problem solve and critique aspects of 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

  • Students will explain and support the importance of continued professional development in radiologic technology
  • Students will articulate the importance of attendance at professional meetings

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

Complete the MANDATORY application for Triton College.

In addition to fulfilling the selective admission health program requirements, candidates must complete the following general admission requirements:  complete a Triton College application, submit applicable transcripts, take placement exams or demonstrate course equivalency, and complete new student orientation.

Triton College Application

Complete the MANDATORY Selective Admission Application for Health Careers

Health Careers Application

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. Please register through our form below.

Radiologic Technology Degree Information Session Registration

Disclosure: Full disclosure of any ticket, citation, summons, arrest, charges or convictions for a misdemeanor or felony is required in writing to the Program Chairperson prior to applying to the Radiology program. Applicants must contact the Program Chairperson 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 from the Program Chairperson, 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. Completing an Ethics Review Pre-Application does not guarantee admission or employment.

Clinical Sites and approximate mileage from Triton:


  • Alexian Brothers Medical Center - 16 miles
  • Gottlieb Hospital - 1 mile
  • Loyola University Medical Center - 5 miles
  • Northshore University Healthcare - Evanston - 20 miles
  • Northshore University Healthcare - Glenbrook - 17 miles
  • Northshore University Healthcare - Skokie - 18 miles
  • Northwest Community Hospital - 16 miles
  • Rush Oak Park Hospital - 5 miles
  • Swedish Covenant Hospital - 14 miles
  • West Suburban Hospital - 5 miles

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Contact Information

Nancy Rizo
Nancy Rizo, M.S. Ed., RT(R)

Radiologic Technology, Chairperson

Brian Melecio, BSIT, RT(R)
Radiologic Technology, Clinical Coordinator

Tiffany Irby
Health Careers Retention Specialist
Office: H-133
708-456-0300, Ext. 3982

Christopha Cox
Health Careers Information Specialist
Office: H-134
708-456-0300, Ext. 3474

Advising Department
Academic Advisors***

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