Radiologic Technology

Learn about the Radiologic Technology Program, how to apply, and Credit for Prior Learning (CPL).

Radiologic technicians working with a patient.


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Radiologic Technology Program

A career in radiologic technology offers many opportunities for advancement in specialized imaging techniques. The rapid expansion of medical diagnostic imaging has greatly increased the diversity and utility of medical diagnosis. Radiologic technology is a healthcare profession for practitioners who work in hospitals, clinics, and free-standing imaging centers. A radiographer is a member of the healthcare team who works directly with the patient and the physician in performing a wide variety of diagnostic and interventional therapy procedures.

This program offers proficient knowledge in radiographic exposure, anatomy, patient positioning, the operation of specialized equipment, and the care and management of the patient, Through the low cost high quality education, the Radiologic Technology degree meets the American Registration of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) accreditation requirements through the NCACS-HLC institutional accreditation of Central New Mexico Community College.

Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the certification examination, which is administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Hospitals are the primary employer of radiologic technologists although national indicators predict that a greater number of new jobs will be in physician offices and clinics.

Due to limited seating, Radiologic Technology requires you to complete a screening process before registering for classes in the program. Learn more about the screening criteria and deadlines from Coordinated Program Entry.

Credit for Prior Learning (CPL)

If you have a valid AART (R) certificate, you can receive credit for courses in the Radiologic Technology program by filling out the following form: