Associate of Science Degree in
A two-year program, the Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology is designed to provide students with the academic foundation, technical knowledge, and hands-on experience required to perform a wide range of radiologic procedures. We’ve designed this program to adapt to your busy schedule. Take general education courses online or on campus, complete core program classes on campus in the evening, and do clinical rotations at imaging centers and hospitals through the Dallas/Fort Worth Metroplex. Upon successful completion of this program, you may qualify to take the national certification examination as administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Graduates of Parker’s Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology program are prepared for rewarding, entry-level positions in this growing career field. Those who pass the examination are issued certificates that confer their right to use the title “Registered Technologist,” which further improves their overall marketability and earning potential. As a radiological technologist, you’ll have the option of working in a variety of professional settings, including:
- Medical and diagnostic laboratories
- Outpatient care centers
- Physicians’ offices
Radiologic technologists are the third-largest category of health care professionals, surpassed in number only by physicians and nurses. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of radiologic technologists is projected to grow 21% from 2012 to 2022, faster than the average for all occupations. The median annual salary for radiologic technologists was $55,910 in May 2012.†
Parker University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the Certificate, Associate of Applied Science, Bachelor of Science, Master degrees, and the Doctor of Chiropractic degree. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Parker University.
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*These are examples of job targets and do not represent a guarantee that a graduate will secure any specific job title.
†Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Outlook Handbook, 2014-15 Edition, http://www.bls.gov/ooh/healthcare/radiologic-technologists.htm (visited April 10, 2014).