A Rewarding Profession
Radiologic Technology is a health care profession combining state-of-the-art technology and imaging techniques with human compassion to provide a rewarding career. Through the use of ionizing radiation, radiologic technologists produce diagnostic images used for the diagnosis and treatment of injury and disease. As professionals, radiologic technologists are required to observe the ethical and professional standards expected of all persons involved in caring for patients in health care settings.
Career Outlook / Opportunities
Many career opportunities are available in radiologic technology. Graduates of the program that meet national certification and ethics requirements can take the radiography national certification examination. After successful national certification and registration, graduates have opportunity for employment in hospitals, physicians' offices, outpatient clinics, and other health services facilities. Areas for advancement include Radiation Therapy, Ultrasound, Mammography, Nuclear Medicine, Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Angiography.
Bachelor's Degree Program for those Currently Employed as Radiologic Technologists
If you are currently credentialed as an imaging technologist, and have an interest in seeking a bachelor's degree, you may be interested in our Radiologic and Imaging Sciences Completion Program.
The Radiology program at the University of Southern Indiana is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). www.jrcert.org