in Radiologic Technology
Radiology technology is one of the most reliable medical examination techniques used for conducting X-rays on the human body. Healthcare professionals and service-providing affiliate centers hire radiographers to help doctors with the diagnosis by adjusting frequency and ensuring that accurate information has been recorded.
The Associate degree in radiologic technology program at Stellar Career College is designed to equip applicants with the essential skills needed to excel in the dynamic Medical Imaging Technology field while strictly adhering to standardized practices, standard procedures, and legal obligations.
The Stellar Career College’s 90-credit hour hybrid Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology program will help you develop expertise in various administrative tasks, such as supervising junior staff, monitoring diagnosis, assigning tasks, and assisting other medicare personnel in the facility.
Program Learning Outcomes
Graduates of the Associates of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology Indiana will:
- Learn about the hardware components of the radiology system
- Learn preventive measures and how to protect themselves against radiation
- Understand how X-ray signals are generated and detected
- Be able to use the radiology system for image acquisition and technical evaluation
- Ensure quality assurance technique and operate equipment proficiently
- Learn how to use the pulse sequences principle for the right clinical application
- Gain knowledge of factors that affect tissue contrast by learning their names and comprehending how they interact and impact image quality
- Learn how to accurately image the head, spine, pelvis, thorax, abdomen, and extremities
- Understand the fundamentals of maintaining the hardware components in radiology systems and quality control techniques
- Grasp ethics and interaction tactics regarding how to treat patients, address their concerns, and ensure their safety throughout the diagnosis
Program Career Opportunity
At Stellar Career College, the Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology opens a wide array of opportunities for students that include, but are not limited to, the following:
- Radiology Technology Assistant / Contingent
- Radiologic Technologist
- Radiology Diagnostic
- Special Procedures Radiology Tech
- Professor, Radiology Technology
- Diagnostic Radiologic Technologist (Cardiovascular-Interventional Technology)
- CT/Special Procedure – CT Scanner – Flex
- Radiology Clinical Associate
- CT Technologist I
- Radiology Support Specialist
Program Course Breakdown
Associate degree in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (DMS) will revolve around the following courses:
- Biology and DMS Courses – 67.5 Quarter Credit Hours
General Education Courses – 22.5 Quarter Credit Hours
Program Class Schedule
Virtual Session: Tuesday – 11:00 AM and Wednesday – 5:00 PM
August: 22, 23, 29, 30
September: 5, 6, 12, 13, 19, 20, 26, 27
October: 3, 4, 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25
Mondays 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Wednesdays 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Thursdays 5:00 – 9:00 PM
Virtual Meet and Greet: Tuesday, October 10, 2023, 5:00 PMTentative Start Date: Week of October 30, 2023
Program Admission Requirements
For admission to an Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology, you must have 30 credit hours or otherwise take the Stellar Career College placement test and score 70% marks prior to enrollment. Furthermore, you will also have to take an Entrance test mandatory for Radiology and other surgical courses.
- Enrollment is open for students on any day of the week. They will also be notified about the start date after confirmation of their registration.
- You will be required to submit a high school diploma, General Education Diploma (GED), a college transcript, or an equivalent certificate.
Applicants must fill out and sign an enrollment agreement that outlines their obligations toward the institute.