Medical Radiologic Technology AAS Degree
- Two year program
- Enter the workforce quickly
- Credits earned in the Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Advanced Technical Certificate programs may be applied to this degree.
- Full program offered at LSC-CyFair and LSC-Montgomery
- Medical Radiologic Technology Department
- Consequences of Criminal Conviction, Notice of Potential Ineligibility for License
The course of study for a radiologic technologist is a two-year program, leading to an associate of applied science degree. The program is offered at LSC-Montgomery and LSC-CyFair. Each college accepts one class each year into the radiologic technology program. The six-semester program includes two summer semesters, for a total of 63 credit hours.
The curriculum is a balance of general education and technical courses in the classroom and laboratory, as well as supervised clinical experiences at local hospitals and outpatient clinics. This combination provides the student an opportunity for educational development and assurance of competency in radiographic skills.
The program is designed to provide the student with the knowledge and skills to perform radiographic examinations, provide patient care and assist the radiologist during diagnostic procedures. Radiologic technologists are employed in medical centers, community hospitals, extended care facilities, physicians’ offices, specialist clinics, and other health care institutions.
Program Admission Criteria
This is an application based program. Students interested in applying to the Medical Radiologic Technology Program should read the latest Medical Radiologic Technology program requirements.
The Medical Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.
Credits earned in the Computed Tomography Advanced Technical Certificate and Magnetic Resonance Imaging Advanced Technical Certificate programs may be applied to this degree.
|Prerequisite Courses||4 Credits|
|BIOL 2404||Intro to Anatomy and Physiology||4|
|First Semester Courses||11 Credits|
|RADR 1313||Principles of Radiographic Imaging I||3|
|RADR 1409||Introduction to Radiography & Patient Care||4|
|RADR 1411||Basic Radiographic Procedures||4|
|Second Semester Courses||8 Credits|
|MATH 1314||College Algebra||3|
|ENGL 1301||Composition & Rhetoric I||3|
|Third Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|PSYC 2301||General Psychology||3|
|RADR 2401||Intermediate Radiographic Procedures||4|
|RADR 2305||Principles of Radiographic Imaging II||3|
|First Semester Courses||13 Credits|
|RADR 2331||Advanced Rediographic Procedures||3|
|RADR 2309||Radiographic Imaging Equipment1||3|
|Second Semester Courses||6 Credits|
|RADR 2313||Radiation Biology and Protection||3|
|RADR 2360||Clinical Medical Radiologic Technology||3|
|Third Semester Courses||8 Credits|
|RADR 2217||Radiographic Pathology||2|
|RADR 2335||Radiologic Technology Seminar2||3|
|RADR 2361||Clinical - Radiologic Technology/Science Radiographer||3|
|Medical Radiologic Technology AAS Degree Program Total||63 Credits|
Median wage: $55,5011
Representative career titles and job positions for this program plan include:
- Radiologic Technologist2
- MRI Technician2
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Lone Star College is an open-enrollment institution. Most students are accepted once they have completed the admissions process.
Lone Star College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on College to award Associate of Arts (AA), Associate of Arts in Teaching (AAT), Associate of Science (AS) and Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degrees.