The application period for the Fall 2019 Computed Tomography Cohort Admission opens the first Monday in March (March 4, 2019) and closes the last Thursday in June (June 27, 2019). The application period for the Spring 2020 cohort opens the first Monday in August (August 5, 2019) and closes the last Friday in October (October 25, 2019).
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.
Licensure – Employment in this field requires Texas licensure from the Texas Medical Board/ American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (State & National).
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
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