The mission of the West Georgia Technical College Radiologic Technology Program is to educate quality radiographers for health care providers. The program is dedicated to meeting the academic, intellectual, and career needs of the student. The program seeks to inspire an active desire for life-long learning and knowledge that will prepare individuals for the ever-changing demands of the Radiologic Technology profession.
Radiologic Technology Goals
- Students will be clinically competent.
- Students will communicate effectively.
- Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Students will evaluate the importance of professional growth and development.
- The program will graduate entry-level technologists.
Are you looking for a career in Radiologic Technology?
The Radiologic Technology program is a sequence of courses that prepares students for positions in radiology departments and related businesses and industries. Learning opportunities develop academic, technical, and professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes a combination of didactic and clinical instruction necessary for successful employment.
Program graduates receive an Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology, have the qualifications of a radiographer, and are eligible to sit for a national certification examination for radiographers.
The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 N. Wacker Dr. Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, phone 312.704.5300, www.jrcert.org).
Students will have the opportunity to learn about all applications of diagnostic imaging, including routine radiography and fluoroscopy, trauma radiography, surgical and mobile radiography, pediatric radiography, as well as sub-specialty modalities such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), ultrasound and nuclear medicine, and radiation therapy. In order to receive a wide variety of experience, students will receive clinical assignments in a number of clinical environments. Travel will be required to all clinical sites.
NOTE: The Radiologic Technology programs are located on the LaGrange and Douglas campuses and
are available in day classes.
Graduates may obtain employment as a radiographer in the diagnostic field of radiology.