Radiologic Technologist - Associate of Applied Science

Anne Delaney, Program Director

Student viewing x-ray imageA Radiologic Technologist (Radiographer) uses critical thinking and independent judgment to obtain a diagnostic imaging study while maintaining quality patient care and minimizing radiation exposure.

Technologists are employed in acute care settings, ambulatory care settings, physicians’ offices, in education and in management or sales positions. A recent Radiologic Technology alumna even started her own mobile veterinary imaging business! You can read more about her experience in our student spotlight section.

With additional education and training, radiographers may be employed in radiation therapy, computed tomography, mammography, magnetic resonance imaging, diagnostic medical ultrasound, nuclear medicine, special vascular imaging and cardiac catheterization.

The Radiologic Technology program is approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and accredited by the Northwest Association of Schools and Colleges. When all requirements for the associate degree are completed, the student will be eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Upon successful completion of this examination, the student becomes a Registered Radiologic Technologist, R.T. (R) ARRT.

Curriculum

The University of Montana catalog details degree specific credits and course requirements.

Subject Type
Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science