Associate in Applied Science Degree
Credits Required for Graduation: 70.00
The radiographer produces a radiographic film of diagnostic quality of any designated area of the human body. Radiographers work under the supervision of a physician. The curriculum is comprised of radiography science courses, technical support courses, general studies and electives. Upon successful completion of the program, the student is eligible to write the National Registry Examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Radiographers are employed by hospitals, clinics and in physician or chiropractic offices.
The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
They may be contacted at: JRCERT, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 900, Chicago, IL 60606-2901
Phone: 312.704.5300, Fax: 312.704.5304, Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Program Mission: The Radiography program is an integral part of the Health and Public Safety Division of Western Technical College and shares its mission and values. The program is committed to being the first choice in our region for the education of students in Radiologic Science in order to produce successful entry level radiographers. The Radiography faculty values the success of our students and is accountable for providing excellence in student learning based on the diverse needs of each student and our program is built on a foundation of integrity, teamwork, and respect.
Goal 1: The Western Radiography program will build upon the principles of general education in producing graduates who exhibit a high potential of success in the field of Radiography.
Goal 2: The student will effectively communicate professionally as an entry level radiographer.
Goal 3: The student will critically think as an entry level radiographer.
Goal 4: The student will be clinically competent as an entry level radiographer.
Goal 5: The student will demonstrate the professionalism of an entry level radiographer.