Radiologic Science

Radiologic Science

Tacoma Community College - Tacoma, WA

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Start your career in medical imaging in TCC's radiologic science program! X-ray technologists or radiographers operate X-ray equipment to generate diagnostic images of the human body. They perform radiologic examinations independently as well as assisting radiologists or other physicians to meet their imaging needs. Places of employment include hospitals, medical imaging centers, and clinics. X-ray technologists have a comprehensive knowledge of human anatomy and physiology. They are also educated in patient care as well as the hazards of ionizing radiation so that they may perform their tasks in a safe, responsible, and professional manner. What will I learn? TCC's Radiologic Science Program is focused on diagnosis rather than treatment, and will prepare you with a thorough introduction to this dynamic, always evolving field. Learn more! Read the Radiologic Science Program Packet Contact Michael Mixdorf, M.Ed., RT(R) (CT) Program Chair, 253-566-5168 Contact Amanda Kieszling, BA Program Support Program Description The 2-year Radiologic Sciences Program leads to an Associate in Applied Sciences Degree, as well as a certificate of completion. When students complete the program they are then eligible to apply to the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to take the national certification examination. When students successfully pass this examination they receive certification as a Registered Radiologic Technologist, RT(R) ARRT.

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