This associate degree is a career-oriented program utilizing college-level technology. Students spend time in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical settings. The curriculum includes communications, sociology, mathematics, biology, physics, and medical and radiography courses. Upon completion of this program graduates will be able to obtain diagnostic radiographs while maintaining radiation protection and patient safety. They also assist the radiologist in the detection, diagnosis and treatment of diseases and injury through the use of x-ray. Additional duties may involve research, administration, and record keeping at the physician’s discretion. Graduates of this program will be eligible to take the examination for certification and registration prepared by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and apply for licensure through the State of Ohio Department of Health.
Employment opportunities for qualified radiologic technologists exist in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, government agencies, equipment manufacturers, research facilities, and colleges and universities. For students who wish to pursue their bachelor’s degrees after graduation, the Zane State College Radiologic Technology program has articulation agreements with Franklin University and Muskingum University.
Admission to the Radiologic Technology program is selective. For detailed information on the admission procedure and process, please contact the program director.
Application Information & Requirements
Major: Radiologic Technology
Degree: Associate of Applied Science
Location: On Campus
Duration: 2 Years