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Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate

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Overview

Application Deadlines

FA17 – Application Period opens the Last Friday in March and closes the 2nd Monday in July.

SP18 – Application Period opens the First Monday in August and closes the last Friday in October.

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Program Description

The course of study for a computed tomography technologist is a one semester program, leading to an advanced technical certificate. The program is offered at LSC-Montgomery. The college accepts a new cohort every fall and spring semester into the computed tomography program. The one-semester program includes a total of 16 credit hours.

The curriculum is a balance of general education and technical courses in the classroom, as well as supervised clinical experiences at local hospitals. This combination provides the student an opportunity for educational development and assurance of competency in computed tomography skills.

The program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to perform computed tomography examinations, provide patient care and assist the radiologist during diagnostic procedures. Computed tomography technologists are employed in medical centers, community hospitals, extended care facilities, physicians’ offices, specialist clinics, and other health care institutions.

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Program Admission Criteria

This is an application based program. Students interested in applying to the Computed Tomography Program should read the latest Computed Tomography program requirements.

Program Accreditation

The Medical Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

Contact

Please contact Anavel Barrientos at Anavel.Barrientos@Lonestar.edu or call 936-271-6177 for more information.

Prerequisites

Applying students require an AAS degree, ARRT Certification, and admission into the CT Certificate Program.

First Year

First Semester Courses 16 Credits
CTMT 2336 Computed Tomography Equipment and Methodology 3
RADR 2240 Sectional Anatomy for Medical Imaging 2
CTMT 1391 Special Topics in Computed Tomography Technology/Technician (Registry Preparation Seminar) 3
CTMT 2460 Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 4
CTMT 2461 Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer 4
Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate Program Total 16 Credits

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Career Options

Median wage: $58,1201

Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:

  • Radiologic Technologist2

Gainful Employment

The U.S. Department of Education requires colleges to disclose a variety of information for any financial aid eligible program that “prepares students for gainful employment in a recognized occupation."

Footnotes

  1. Wage data is based on annual salaries from Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, Occupational Employment Statistics, 2015
  2. Position titles vary by employer and location.

Tuition

Figuring out how to pay for college is one of the toughest parts of earning a degree but attending LSC is an affordable option for most students. Tuition rates are based on residency and you can get an estimate of your costs by using our LSC Tuition & Fees chart.

Average full-time tuition is $800 per semester.

Financial Aid

Financial aid helps students and their families pay for college. There are several types of financial aid available to LSC students and financial aid packages may include more than one type of award.