Computed Tomography


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Welcome to the Computed Tomography Program

Computed Tomography (CT) technologists use ionizing radiation to create three-dimensional images for diagnostic purposes. They work in hospitals, clinics, labs, and outpatient centers. Technologists working in CT produce cross-sectional x-rays using a rotating x-ray unit. A computer then uses these images to create a 3D image used for diagnosis.

ACC’s Computed Tomography certificate program is offered in the Fall and Spring semester. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Computed Tomography FAQ.

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Computed Tomography Updates

  • TEAS Testing Requirements for Health Sciences Applicants

    A TEAS Exam score is required to apply to the following programs: Dental Hygiene, Occupational Therapy Assistant, Physical Therapist Assistant, Radiology, Sonography, and Vocational Nursing.

    If you are not applying to one of the programs above, then you are not required to take the TEAS Exam at this time. Please refer to the Application Process page for your program to see all application requirements.

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  • Anatomy and Physiology I Assessment Testing Suspended for Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 Registration

    Due to COVID-19 and in response to ACC campuses limiting access to essential personnel only, the A&P I Assessment Test has been suspended for the remainder of the Fall 2020 and Spring 2021 registration periods.

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  • Diagnostic Medical Imaging Programs Statement on “Pass” and “No Pass”

    If a "P" grade is chosen for a Spring 2020 prerequisite course, the “P” grade will not be calculated in determining the GPA for ranking purposes and could impact your total ranking. This applies to Radiology, MRI, Computed Tomography, and Cardiovascular Interventional Technology applicants. For questions regarding choosing a "P" versus a performance grade (A, B, C) please contact Department Chair Jennifer Rigsby at jrigsby@austincc.edu.

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