The Medical Radiologic Technology program is a two-year program which is accredited by the Joint Review committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. The program is designed to prepare the graduate for employment as a radiographer and/or advancement in the field of Radiologic Technology. Learning activities consist of a combination of theory, laboratory practice, and clinical experience. Classroom and laboratory activities are conducted on Copiah-Lincoln Community College's Wesson Campus with clinical experience being gained at affiliating hospitals. Successful completion of the program makes the graduate educationally eligible to write the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) exam and to receive the Associate in Applied Science degree.
The learning experiences of the Medical Radiologic Technology program are designed to prepare graduates for employment as entry level radiographers upon successful completion of the curriculum. The curriculum prepares students for the life-long learning process and entry into advanced level modalities. This program awards graduates an Associate in Applied Science degree (AAS).
The Medical Radiologic Technology program provides educational experiences to ensure student competency.
Special admission requirements:
1. Must be 18 years of age upon entrance into the program.
2. Recommended ACT of 19 or higher.
3. ACT subscores indicating developmental courses needed must be completed prior to entrance into the program.
4. Completed RGT Application Packet. Application deadline is March 10th.
5. Acceptance will be based on: completed RGT Application Packet, ACT score, GPA, and an interview by the selection committee.
6. If accepted, all applicants must participate in drug and alcohol testing and a criminal history background check.
The Medical Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300.
The current JRCERT standards and program effectiveness data can be located at www.jrcert.org.
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