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Radiologic Technology

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HCC's Radiologic Technology associate career degree prepares graduates as entry-level radiographers in hospitals, medical and specialty offices, imaging centers, clinics, and other health care agencies or related corporations. Students develop knowledge and skills in patient care, radiographic procedures, radiation protection, and radiographic and fluoroscopic equipment manipulation and operation. 

HCC's Radiologic Technology associate career degree provides the following benefits:

  • Our aim is to prepare you to become clinically competent students and eventually to become entry-level radiographers. At the completion of the 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; and, model professionalism.
  • To foster continuous program improvement, the Radiologic Technology program shares Program Effectiveness data with communities of interest. The Program Effectiveness report is a compilation of five year information on ARRT examination pass rate, employment rate, program completion rate, and student and employer satisfaction rates. Moreover, the program shares detail Student Learning Outcome Assessment for the most recent reporting year available.
  • In addition to the Radiography degree, the program offers post primary certification courses in Magnetic resonance Imaging (MRI) and Computed Tomography (CT) in collaboration with Continuing Education. 
  • Student clinical educational experiences are provided at clinical sites in the Maryland and Washington, DC region, and graduates are eligible to apply for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination.
  • Admissions
    Students interested in this or any other HCC allied health or nursing program should first contact the Office of Admissions and Advising for any requirements and procedures supplemental to HCC's general application and enrollment process. Further information is available from the Nursing and Allied Health Admissions web page, or contacting the Allied Health team at 443-518-4230, alliedhealth@howardcc.edu, or RCF-242.
  • Accreditation
    This program is accredited by The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606; 312-704-5300; mail@jrcert.orgwww.jrcert.org.   
  • Resources

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    Clinical sites

    • AAM - Advanced Radiology, Arundel Mills,  Address: 7556 Teague Rd Ste. 200, Hanover, MD 21076
    • AM – Advanced Radiology, Millersville (Shipley’s Choice),  Address: 8601 Veterans Hwy Suite 100, Millersville, MD 21108
    • AEC - Advanced Radiology, Ellicott City,  Address: 4801 Dorsey Hall Dr #101, Ellicott City, MD 21042
    • PR – Progressive Radiology Columbia,   Address: 5500 Knoll North Drive, Suite 190, Columbia, MD 21045
    • BS - Bon Secours Hospital,  Address: 2000 W Baltimore St, Baltimore, MD 21223
    • Bowie - Bowie Hospital Center,  Address: 15001 Health Center Dr, Bowie, MD 20716
    • HCGH - Howard County General Hospital,  Address: 5755 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
    • JHI -  Johns Hopkins Imaging,  Address: 11055 Little Patuxent Pkwy, Columbia, MD 21044
    • HUH - Howard University Hospital,  Address: 2041 Georgia Ave NW, Washington, DC 20059
    • PFC - Patient First- Columbia,  Address: 5900 Cedar Ln, Columbia, MD 21044
    • PFOM - Patient First – Owings Mills,  Address: 10210 Reisterstown Rd, Owings Mills, MD 21117
    • PG - Prince George’s Hospital Center   Address: 3001 Hospital Dr, Cheverly, MD 20785
    • UMROI – University of MD Rehabilitation & Orthopaedic Institute,  Address: 2200 Kernan Dr, Gwynn Oak, MD 21207
    • VADC – Washington DC VA Medical Center,  Address: 50 Irving St NW, Washington, DC 20422

    For more information, view the most recent Radiologic Technology Student Handbook.

 
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