Radiology


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Welcome to the Radiology Program

The Radiology Program prepares qualified individuals for a career as a radiologic technologist, R.T(R). Radiographers safely administer low levels of ionizing radiation to obtain diagnostic images. Individuals must be detail-oriented, precise and analytical, and understand spatial relationships. Extensive knowledge of patient care, anatomy & physiology, image production, radiation protection and procedures is required. Graduates are eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification exam. Employment opportunities include hospitals, imaging centers, physician offices and clinics. After certification, a radiographer may pursue other career opportunities in advanced imaging modalities offered at ACC: Computed Tomography, Magnetic Resonance Imaging, and Cardiovascular Interventional Technology. Learn more by following the links below, or check out the Radiology FAQ.

Program Outcomes Overview

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 5-year total
Total Students 48 41 41 45 48 223
Number of Graduates 39 34 31 39 43 186
Completion Rate 81% 83% 76% 87% 90% 83%
Dismissed for Grades 4 4 8 3 3 22
Voluntary Withdrawals 5 3 2 3 2 15
Involuntary Withdrawals 0 0 0 0 0 0

To see a full assessment of ACC’s Radiology Program outcomes, click here.

This program is accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300
www.jrcert.org

For more info about ACC’s Radiology Program accreditation, click here.

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Radiology Updates

  • Radiology Program Application Status

    The Fall 2020 admission cycle is closed. Notifications of admission status will be emailed to applicants no later than February 28, 2020. The deadline to submit an application or to re-apply for Fall 2021 is February 1, 2021. Applications are accepted year round. For more information, visit the Application Process page.

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  • The ACC Early Alert Referral System

    The ACC Early Alert Referral System (EARS) is a new resource hub for ACC students seeking assistance with Academics, Health Care, Child and Family Care, Mental Health, Transportation, Civil Rights, Food Assistance, and more. Click here to visit the website.

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  • Attention! All students that have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program…

    All students who have not been accepted into an ACC Health Sciences program should declare General Studies in Pre-Health Sciences (Associate of Science) for their major. Once accepted into a program, the student's major will be updated.

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