Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate
- Four month program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Full program offered at LSC-Montgomery
- Medical Radiologic Technology Department
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.
Computed Tomography is an advanced radiographic imaging modality that utilizes highly collimated fan- shaped x-ray beam and array of radiation detectors to produce cross-sectional images of human body structures and organs needed by physicians for diagnostic purposes. Computed tomographic images can be reconstructed in various anatomical orientations to demonstrate image details that allow for better visualization of pathology, diagnostic analysis, and radiologic interpretations.
Lone Star College – Montgomery Computed Tomography Certificate program curriculum consists of 5 courses totaling 16 credit hours, which are offered in one semester. The didactic education courses (8 credit hours) are offered at the Montgomery campus in the evenings, while the clinical education courses (8 credit hours) are provided at affiliated clinical sites. The curriculum is designed to enable students to acquire knowledge in computed tomography physics, equipment operation and methodology, cross-sectional anatomy, patient care, and also develop CT imaging skills, which give Medical Radiologic Technology (MRT) graduates an employment edge and increased career mobility.
The Computed Tomography Certificate program is housed with the current AAS degree program in Medical Radiologic Technology at the Division of Natural Sciences and Health Profession (NASH), in Building B.
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.
The Medical Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
Please contact Anavel Barrientos at Anavel.Barrientos@Lonestar.edu or call 937-271-6177 for more information.
Applying students require an AAS degree, ARRT Certification, and admission into the CT Certificate Program.
|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|
Median wage: $58,1201
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Radiologic Technologist2
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