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Howard Community College Radiologic Technology Program prepares graduates to become entry-level radiographers in hospitals, medical and specialty offices, and imaging centers. Students develop skills in radiographic positioning and procedure, patient care, conventional film processing and digital imaging, radiation protection, and critical thinking. Graduates are eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination.

Program Mission

The Mission of the Howard Community College Radiologic Technician Program is to recruit, educate, and prepare clinically competent students to become entry level radiographers.

Program Goals

At the completion of the Radiologic Technology Program, the student will be able to:

  • Practice as a clinically competent entry-level radiographer
  • Employ strong critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrate communication skills in healthcare setting.
  • Model professionalism

Accreditation

Howard Community College Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

The contact information for JRCERT is:
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
312-704-5300
fax 312-704-5304

For further information prospective students can visit JRCERT’s website.

In compliance to JRCERT's Standard 5.3, "Makes available to the general public program effectiveness data (credentialing examination pass rate, job placement rate, and program completion rate) on an annual basis" the Radiologic Technology Program at HCC makes Student Learning Outcomes and Program Effectivness data available to the general public.

NOTE: Beginning on January 1, 2015, all candidates for primary pathway certification must have earned an academic degree before becoming certified. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Students are awarded A.A.S. (Assocates in Applied Science) after successful completion of the program.