Radiography Associate

Program at a Glance

18 Month Associate's Degree
82 Total Credits

Up to 2 Courses Per Term
5 Week Terms

Clinical Training Experience
X-ray Certification Prep

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Are you interested in a new career? Check out our radiography field. 放射技师可以在病人护理团队中发挥重要作用. Find out how you could earn an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Science – Medical Radiography in as little as 18 months.


Students seeking admission into the Medical Radiography Program are advised that their course of study will include classroom education, 动手实践技能和临床经验. Students making the decision to enter into this program should be aware of the physical nature of both the profession and their course of study. While the profession of Radiography may be performed in a variety of settings, 每个都有特定的物理需求要求, students must be able to demonstrate a wide range of skills that may be performed in a variety of settings to successfully complete the program.

Applicants to the program must be aware that they must possess the following abilities required of Radiography students and Radiographers.


VISION: Ability to read and analyze data, formulate technical factors, evaluate the technical results, and observe patient conditions. Ability to perform all the radiographic procedures expected of a Radiography student.

HEARING: 能够在各种情况下听到指令, such as a darkened x-ray room, 急诊科的创伤室, and surgery; where the persons may not be facing you or they may be wearing surgical masks. Patients who are sick, inured, elderly, and in other weakened conditions sometimes have difficulty in communicating; therefore, 能够准确地听到它们是很重要的.

MOTOR SKILLS: Above average hand/eye coordination and other basic motor skills are essential. 能够举起、移动和支持病人. Ability to operate various x-ray equipment which may involve lifting, pulling, pushing, etc., such as with portable machines. Ability to stand/walk for extended periods of time, as well as bending twisting and reaching.


MEMORY: 同时具备短期和长期记忆能力.

CRITICAL THINKING: 具有批判性思维和数学计算能力, 解决问题并演示安全操作, including radiation protection.

INTERPERSONAL SKILLS: Ability to communicate effectively, 与病人进行口头和书面交流, peers, general public and others, 尤其是医疗团队的成员.


OCCUPATIONAL EXPOSURES: Students may be exposed to infectious body fluids, toxic drugs and solutions, and radiation.


The Medical Radiography Program offers potential candidates the opportunity to complete an Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Radiography. This program serves as a means to address the need for Registered Technologists in Radiography, R.T. (R) in Virginia, nationally and internationally to meet society‘s need for highly skilled and knowledgeable Radiographer professionals.


The Medical Radiography curriculum has been designed to thoroughly prepare students for an entry-level career as a Radiographer. 该计划教授放射学的物理和应用科学, 注重理论在临床实践中的应用. This program is designed to provide students with a fundamental imaging foundation so that they are competent clinical practitioners capable of producing diagnostic radiographs while subjecting the patient and healthcare personnel to minimum radiation exposure. Students learn critical thinking skills and independent professional judgment, thus preparing graduates for success on the national and/or any applicable state exams and in the workplace.


十大正规网堵平台医学放射学专业, School of Health Science, Medical Careers Institute prepares graduates to provide professional patient care and assessment, competent performance of radiologic imaging and total quality management and safety, 电离辐射在人体上的应用.

The program‘s main purpose is to educate students with the most current knowledge and skills to meet the needs of the client and the demands of the healthcare industry. 这个十大正规平台包括强调安全文化, education, and interdisciplinary collaborative learning from both community-based and hospital settings.

Upon completion of the program, students receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Medical Radiography, which allows them to become eligible to sit for the national ARRT exam in Radiography and also qualifies graduates for state licensing. As a Radiographer, 毕业生有大量的机会, 允许持续的专业成长和教育发展.


The Medical Radiography program is accredited by the 放射技术教育联合检讨委员会 at the following 十大正规平台 campus locations: Newport News, Virginia, and Northern Virginia. 这是JRCERT的程序性认证, which is the only agency recognized by the U.S. 教育部和高等教育认证委员会, for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry. As of March 21, 2024, the program at the Newport News location has been placed on probation status. 后续报告将不迟于2025年10月19日提交.


20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-2901
Telephone: 312-704-5300
Fax: 312-704-5304


Radiography professionals are in demand* throughout the United States in a variety of healthcare settings and industries including:

  • Hospitals & Medical Imaging Centers
  • Outpatient Care Centers & Primary Care Clinics
  • Government & Military
  • Medical Research
  • Mobile Imaging
  • Radiology Sales & Service
  • Education & Industry

在纽波特纽斯和北弗吉尼亚(马纳萨斯), VA campuses: Graduates will receive an Associate of Applied Science Degree in Health Science – Medical Radiography and will be eligible to sit for the national certification examination with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

在纽波特纽斯和北弗吉尼亚(马纳萨斯), VA campuses, 医学放射学课程是经过认证的, with an 8 year award, by the 放射技术教育联合检讨委员会 at the following 十大正规平台 campuses: Newport News and Northern Virginia, Virginia. 这是JRCERT的程序性认证, which is the only agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA), for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry. For more information, visit

20 N. Wacker Drive,套房2850,芝加哥,伊利诺伊州60606-3182


Upon completion of the program:


  • 学生需要展示准确的定位技能.
  • 学生应采取适当的防辐射措施.


  • 学生应具备有效的口头沟通技巧.
  • 学生应表现出有效的书面沟通技巧.


  • 学生们需要操纵技术因素.
  • 学生需要修改程序以满足病人的需要.


  • 学生应该表现出道德行为.
  • Students actively participate in learning experiences during clinical training.

点击查看十大正规平台的有效性 Newport News and Manassas. For more information about this program, please see the program description in the University Catalog.

Radiography Associate Curriculum

Program Requirements




*关于允许的文科和理科课程的替代,见文科 & Sciences Department page.

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