Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology

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AAS Radiologic Technology

Program Overview:

A diagnostic technique used in medical imaging procedures is radiologic technology. Diagnostic imaging tests,such as x-rays, are performed on patients by radiologic technologists, commonly known as radiographers or x-ray technicians. It is an effective tool that can provide a plethora of knowledge regarding the human body. This program trains individuals to offer patients medical imaging services efficiently. This program covers applied anatomy and physiology, patient positioning, radiologic procedure, radiation biology, patients’ safety and emergency procedures, equipment usage and maintenance, quality assurance, patient education, and management of medical imaging/radiologic services and offerings. Radiologic technologists are responsible for dealing with infectious and radioactive materials and ensuring that safety precautions comply with government regulations.They may supervise the radiologic staff, assign tasks and monitor the activities, and assist the facility in various administrative tasks. Clinics, hospitals, laboratories, and other diagnostic centers employ radiologic technologists and technicians

Program Objectives:

  • Learn about the hardware components of the radiology system.
  • Learn how to protect yourself against radiation.
  • Learn how x-ray signals are generated and detected.
  • Learn how to use a radiology system for image acquisition and technical evaluation.
  • Learn how to operate equipment and perform quality assurance techniques.
  • Learn how to use the pulse sequences principle for the right clinical application.
  • Learn how to image the head, spine, pelvis, thorax, abdomen, and extremities.
  • Identify the factors that affect tissue contrast by learning their names.
  • Learn about managing and interacting with patients, as well as patient care and safety.
  • Learn the fundamentals of maintaining the hardware components in radiology systems and quality control techniques.

Program Completion:

Students who efficiently complete all required courses in accordance with the college’s Satisfactory Academic Requirements and meet their financial obligations to the college will be awarded an Associate Of Applied Science In Radiologic Technology Degree.

Students must satisfy the following requirements in order to challenge the national certification exam in Sonography through ARRT:

  • Must complete Stellar Career College’s ARRT-accredited Sonography educational Program.
  • Must demonstrate a level of competence in formal classroom education (didactic coursework) in addition to the clinical requirements of the program.
  • Complete an associate’s degree (or higher) in any subject from a college or university that has been awarded accreditation by an agency that ARRT recognizes. Before, after, or while completing a study program in your specific discipline, you can earn the degree at any time.
  • ARRT upholds high ethical and professional standards. Students must follow the ARRT Standards of Ethics, along with the Rules of Ethics. Any ethics violations must be reported to ARRT within 30 days of their occurrence. Applicants who fail to comply with these rules risk losing their eligibility. So many sorts of misconduct, accusations, charges, and convictions can surely violate ARRT’s Rules of Ethics.

Admissions Requirement:

Any day of the week is applicable for students’ enrollment. Acceptance into a program requires a high school diploma, General Education Diploma (GED), a college transcript, or an equivalent.


  • A copy of the applicant’s high school diploma, GED, college transcript, or equivalent is necessary for application.
  • Applicants must fill out and sign an enrollment agreement.

Entrance Assessment:

Applicants who have not completed at least 30 quarter college credits or equivalent will have to take and pass (by scoring 70% or higher) Stellar Career College placement test prior to enrollment. Placement test can be taken online or at the College campus by appointment. Placement test is offered free of cost to prospective students. Placement test is offered through Stellar Career College’s Learning Management System.

Additional Requirements:

Applicants for admission into the MRI, Radiology, NICVS, or Surgical programs must take and successfully pass the Stellar Career College Entrance Exam if they don’t already have at least 30 college credits. The Entrance Exam is available to take online


Stellar Career College is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges (ACCSC), 2101 Wilson Boulevard, Suite 302, Arlington, VA 22201, telephone 703-247-4212. ACCSC is a US Department of Education approved accrediting Agency.

Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE) Approval:

Stellar Career College Indiana is approved by the Indiana Commission for Higher Education (ICHE), 101 West Ohio Street, Suite 300, Indianapolis, Indiana 46204-4206. Phone Number 317-464-4400 or

Program Length:

Program Highlights:

  • Option of Hybrid and 100% Online Classes
  • Industry Standard Certification Training & Eligibility
  • High Skills Training via On-campus Virtual Technologies based Labs
  • Option of a Capstone Project at Affiliated Clients' Sites

Program Highlights:

Program Highlights:

The College will offer this program using the Hybrid format of instruction delivery. Didactic courses will be taught using the Online and virtual technologies while the laboratory courses will be offered using virtual technologies and/or on-site format of instruction delivery. Required clinical hours and competencies will be completed by the students at their respective clinical sites.


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