Mission & Goals


Mission & Goals

Mission Statement

The mission of the Austin Community College Diagnostic Medical Imaging Program is to provide students with the essential skills and knowledge necessary to be successful on the national credentialing examination, join the workforce as entry-level radiographers, and pursue opportunities for career advancement in post-primary imaging modalities.

Teaching Philosophy

The Faculty of the Diagnostic Medical Imaging-Radiology Program is passionate about our profession, and dedicated to providing students the necessary instruction in technical, academic, and clinical skills to become successful graduate radiographers. We believe all individuals are unique and dynamic individuals with inherent dignity and worth, and therefore deserving of respect. Compassion and professionalism are the hallmarks of excellent caregivers and we adapt to the ever-changing technology in our profession.

Program Goals

  • Students will demonstrate clinical competency.
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
  • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

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Radiology Updates

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    The Immunizations and Tests Required Form has been updated as of May 6, 2022. Please use the latest form when submitting your application requirements. For more information, visit the Immunizations page.

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