Radiologic Technology Certificate of Achievement

NOTE: Prior to starting this program the student must show proof of a clear criminal background check.

The objective of this certificate is to prepare students to be competent practitioners in the field of radiography. Completion of the certificate will prepare the student to be eligible for the state and national board examinations and for entry-level employment in radiography.  Radiologic Technology is an accredited, hospital-based program sponsored by Arrowhead Regional Medical Center (ARMC).  The program is affiliated with Crafton Hills College and accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).  Program applications and transcripts must be filed at ARMC School of Radiologic Technology by April 1st.  Application packets are available from October through February of each year.  Contact the Program Director at ARMC at 909.580.3540 for information on the program and application materials.  Visit the website www.arrowheadmedcenter.org.  In 2015 all students will require an Associate degree in order to receive a certificate of completion from the Radiologic Technology program.

Admission: The Admissions Committee selects students on the basis of their college grades, satisfactory completion of prerequisite courses, and a personal interview. Interviews are granted to thirty applicants who have completed all prerequisite courses with a minimum 2.5 GPA and have submitted a complete application package with the non-refundable fee. The Admissions Committee selects eight students and four alternates.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:  To be considered for a personal interview, the applicant must:
Submit a completed application package and fee; provide a copy of their high school diploma or GED; successfully complete the college prerequisites listed below plus completion of GE requirements for an AA or AS degree.

 

Associated Major Sheet (PDF)

 

 

Major/Program Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:

To be considered for a personal interview the applicants must: submit a completed application package and fee; provide a copy of their high school diploma or GED; successfully complete the college prerequisites listed below:

Prerequisites

Students may substitute equivalent or advanced level courses for the following prerequisite courses:

RADIOL 090Survey of Radiologic Technology

1.50

HIT 101Medical Terminology

3.00

ANAT 101Essentials of Human Anatomy and Physiology

4.00

ENGL 101 or ENGL 101HFreshman Composition

4.00

CIS 101Introduction to Computer and Information Technology

3.00

MATH 095Intermediate Algebra

4.00

Total Credit Hours:19.50

Required First Semester Courses

RADIOL 100Introduction to Radiologic Technology

1.50

RADIOL 103Radiographic Positioning I

1.00

RADIOL 104Radiologic Physics I

1.50

RADIOL 105Radiographic Anatomy/ Physiology I

1.00

RADIOL 106Radiographic Positioning Lab I

0.50

RADIOL 107Basic Radiologic Medical Techniques

1.50

RADIOL 110Radiographic Exposure I

1.00

RADIOL 115Radiographic Clinic I

10.00

Total Credit Hours:18.00

Required Second Semester Courses

RADIOL 108Radiation Protection I

1.50

RADIOL 109Radiologic Physics II

1.50

RADIOL 111Radiographic Image Critique I

1.00

RADIOL 112Radiographic Positioning II

1.00

RADIOL 113Radiographic Anatomy/Physiology II

1.00

RADIOL 114Radiographic Positioning Lab II

0.50

RADIOL 116Radiographic Exposure II

1.00

RADIOL 117Radiographic Clinic II

17.50

Total Credit Hours:25.00

Required Third Semester Courses

RADIOL 200Radiation Protection II

1.50

RADIOL 202Radiographic Image Critique II

1.00

RADIOL 203Radiographic Positioning III

1.00

RADIOL 204Radiographic Anatomy/Physiology III

1.00

RADIOL 205Radiographic Positioning Lab III

0.50

RADIOL 213Radiographic Clinic III

12.00

RADIOL 215Radiography Registry Review and Testing I

3.00

Total Credit Hours:20.00

Required Fourth Semester Courses

RADIOL 207Radiographic Fluoroscopic Imaging

1.50

RADIOL 208Radiography Registry Review and Testing II

3.00

RADIOL 209Radiographic Pathology

1.00

RADIOL 210Radiographic Positioning IV

1.00

RADIOL 211Radiographic Anatomy/Physiology IV

1.00

RADIOL 212Special Procedures in Radiology

1.25

RADIOL 214Radiographic Clinic IV

12.50

Total Credit Hours:21.25

Total Credit Hours: 81.75

A student receiving a certificate in this field will be able to:

  • Successfully perform the entry level skills necessary for employment as a Radiologic Technologist
  • Problem solve, critically think, and communicate at a level to meet the demands of employers
  • Successfully complete requirements for certification and employment
  • Display professional values and good ethical behaviors
  • Continue personal and professional growth through out their lifetime