Graduation from our Radiologic Sciences associate degree program and successful completion of the ARRT examination qualifies you to be a radiologic technologist, or radiographer, and provides you with credentials to continue your education in other radiologic specialty disciplines. Successful completion of the exam leads to licensing by the Texas Department of Health as a certified medical radiologic technologist with the right to use the designation RT(R).
Both of these certificates are for graduates or students in their last semester of a radiography program or who are registered radiographers by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and Certified Medical Radiologic Technologist licensed by the Texas Medical Board.
Length of time is based on catalog degree plans. Prerequisites may be required, which are not included in this estimate. For most programs, full-time student status is assumed, a minimum of 12 credit hours per semester.
Cost is based on tuition rates for program hours and Dallas County residents. It does not include additional supplies, fees or books. Find out about financial aid.
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As a part of your training in Radiologic Sciences, you’ll study scientific subjects such as anatomy, physics and radiation safety. You’ll learn computer skills specific to your career. You’ll also learn how to communicate with patients, solve problems and work with other members of the health care team.
Because our comprehensive programs also includes clinical rotations in area hospitals and medical centers, you’ll have a hands-on opportunity to practice patient care skills and technical knowledge. You’ll work side-by-side in radiology departments with doctors, nurses and experienced radiologic technologists.