You are hard working, committed to your duties and enjoy working with others. You would like to work in a medical-related field.
Now you can apply your strengths and your interests to an exciting and fulfilling career. Get started with a Radiologic Technology Degree from Middlesex Community College today!
This competitive degree program prepares students for future work as radiologic technologists in hospitals and medical offices, taking x-rays and administering non-radioactive materials to patients for diagnostic purposes. It also includes an internship component where students gain valuable experience and skills in a clinical setting.
Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology Program
The Radiologic Technology Degree Program prepares students for entry level employment as radiologic technologists in hospitals and medical offices. It is offered as an academic program by Middlesex Community College in collaboration with Middlesex Hospital. General education courses are held at the College, while those courses requiring specialized laboratories, equipment, and hands-on practical experience are held at Middlesex Healthcare system facilities. The curriculum covers a 22-month period, including a 5 month internship (Jan-May).
Enrollment in the program is restricted by clinical facility capacity as per JRCERT accreditation guidelines.
Applicants must first meet the general college admissions procedures (see college catalog). Once these requirements are met, the applicant must provide the college with the following information by March 27 of the year in which admission is sought: three completed Applicant/Information Reference Forms, a one-page biography stating goals/reasons for program entry, and present the Observation/Documentation Form demonstrating completion of a two hour program observation at an imaging department within a hospital facility. In addition, college applicants need a 2.7 GPA for all college work. A grade of C+ or better taken within the past five years is required in Human Anatomy & Physiology I & II. Final admission procedures for candidate selection involves an interview with an interview committee and a personal background check, which is a hospital requirement to do clinical training at Middlesex Health Care System facilities. Admission to the college does NOT GUARANTEE admission to the radiology technology program.
The radiologic technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182. www.jrcert.org/
Downloadable Program Forms & Documents:
- Rad Tech Program Effectiveness Data
- Guidelines for Writing Your Biography
- School of Radiologic Technology Observation Health Form
- Rad Tech Program Accreditation Status 2014
- Rad Tech Applicant Reference Form
- Radiologic Technology Program Sheet
- Rad Tech Observation Documentation Form
- Rad Tech Program Handbook and Student Manual 2013 – 2015
- Rad Tech Graduation Checklist EFFECTIVE Fall 2013
- Rad Tech Graduation Checklist PRIOR TO Fall 2013
- Rad Tech Program Mission Statement 2014
- Radiologic Technology Mid-Term Grade Report
The Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology program typically takes students 22 months to complete once admitted to the program. Students will learn an exciting range of skills and gain hands-on experience that sets them ahead of the talent pool when it comes to applying for jobs in the competitive workforce. Courses include psychology, human anatomy and physiology, radiographic procedures and patient care.
Middlesex Community College works together with Middlesex Hospital to offer this program, preparing students with valuable technical and clinical training at the hospital as well as a five-month internship.
Jobs You Can Get With A Radiologic Technology Degree:
With a Radiologic Technology degree from MxCC, a student can get entry-level employment as radiologic technologists in hospitals and medical offices. Radiologic technologists take x-rays and administer non-radioactive materials into patients’ bloodstreams for diagnostic purposes.
Job Availability & Growth:
Jobs as radiologic technologists are expected to grow faster than the average for all occupations through 2020, as baby boomers age and the population grows, increasing the need for diagnostic imaging. Hospitals will remain the primary employer of radiologic technologists.
How Long Will You Have To Go To School?
For salary information, visit http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/radiologic-technologists.htm
For more information, contact:
Professor of Biology/Anatomy and Physiology
Coordinator, Radiologic Technology Program
Office Location: Wheaton 209