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

2020
Graduation Rate 91.3%
First-attempt Credentialing Exam Pass Rate
(6 months post-graduation)
100%
Job Placement Rate
(1 year post-graduation)
100%

To see the latest Program Effectiveness Data of ACC’s Radiology Program, click here. To see the Program’s latest Assessment Plan and Student Learning 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

  • Free PCR Testing for Students & Faculty

    Free PCR Testing for COVID-19 is available to students and faculty at the following links:

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  • 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, 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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  • 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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