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Program Details

  • Award: Associate in Applied Science
  • Credits: 79
  • Delivery: Partially online
  • WIA Certified

About this Program

The Radiologic Technology program prepares individuals to perform various radiologic
procedures. The radiologic technologist instructs and positions patients, manipulates
radiographic equipment, adjusts exposure factors, provides radiation protection for
patient and self, develops radiographic images, evaluates the quality of fi nished radiographs
and carries out activities associated with quality control. The student radiologic
technologist carries out these functions under the supervision or upon the direction of a
registered radiologic technologist.
Graduates of the Radiologic Technology program are eligible for the national certifi cation
exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Successful
completion of this exam qualifi es the graduate as a Registered Radiologic Technologist.
The selection of students into the Radiologic Technology program is done on a point system
using the Application Assessment Sheet to rank applicants comparatively based on
course grades and GPA. Individuals entering the program must complete a background
check required by the Minnesota Human Services licensing division. Individuals who do
not receive a clear background check may participate in the program but may not be
allowed to participate in clinical and/or fi eld experience courses.

Program Locations

  • Minnesota State Community and Technical College, Detroit Lakes 56501

Labor Market Information

  • Radiologic Technologists

  • Median wage: $30.69/hour-Well above the median
  • Employment outlook: Well above statewide average
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Minnesota State Community and Technical College
Minnesota State Community and Technical College
1414 College Way Fergus Falls, MN 56537 Toll-Free: (877) 450-3322 Local: (877) 450-3322 TTY: (800) 627-3529