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Associate in Science in Radiologic Technology

Fresno City College
Program overview
2 years
Associate's degree
Scholarships available
English
Start dates
Fresno
Fall 2021

Fresno
Spring 2021

Fresno
Summer 2021

Program description

Associate in Science in Radiologic Technology

Imaging examinations performed by, and accompanying responsibilities assigned to, a radiographer shall be at the direction of physicians qualified to request and/or perform radiologic procedures.

An associate in science degree will be granted upon successful completion of requirements for graduation, which includes formal hospital training. The student will be eligible to take the examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists upon successful completion of requirements for graduation.

Admission requirements

International Students and Scholars Admission Requirements

To determine whether you are eligible for admission to our Fresno City College International Program, please review the following Admission Requirements, and submit the completed checklist with your other application materials:

  • Student must be 18 years old prior to the start of the semester
  • Affidavit of Support Form
  • Cost of Attendance Acknowledgement Form
  • Financial Documents
  • TOEFL or IELTS Exam Results – Waived if student Graduated from a U.S. High School and/or if English is an official language of home country
    • TOEFL Score Requirement Score of 500 Paper Based Test (PBT) or 61 Internet Based Test (iBT) required from students applying from their home country. If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting a score of 460 PBT or 48 iBT. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
    • IELTS Score Requirement Overall Band Score of 5.5 required from students applying from home country with at least 5.0 in each subsection (Listening, reading, Writing, and Speaking). If a student attended and completed an English Language Training Program in the U.S. we will consider accepting an Overall Band Score of 5.0. Transcripts will be required from English Training Program for review.
  • High School Graduation Requirement Official Graduation Certificate/Diploma, transcripts, and/or equivalent evidence of graduation from a Secondary School or its equivalent are required. If records are not in English, certified translation must be furnished.

For more information about admission requirement, please visit the university website.


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Program content

First Year - First Semester

  • Fundamentals of Radiology Technology
  • Basic Radiographic Positioning Laboratory
  • Clinical Orientation Laboratory
  • Nursing Procedures in Radiologic Technology

First Year - Second Semester

  • Radiation Biology
  • Advanced Radiographic Positioning Laboratory
  • Clinical Observation Laboratory
  • Quality Assurance in Radiologic Technology

First Year - Summer Semester

  • Basic Clinical Radiologic Technology

Second Year - First Semester

  • Pathology in Radiologic Technology
  • Advanced Clinical Radiologic Technology
  • Advanced Radiologic Positioning Laboratory-Cranium

Second Year - Second Semester

  • Special Procedures in Radiologic Technology
  • Specialized Clinical Radiologic Technology
  • Fluoroscopy

Second Year - Summer Semester

  • Concentrated Clinical Radiologic Technology

Scholarships & funding

Several scholarship options are available. Please check the university website for more information.

Tuition fees

Spring 2021

Out-of-state students & International Student tuition fee: $3,480 per semester

Summer 2021

Out-of-state students & International Student tuition fee: $1,740 per semester

For more information about tuition fees, please visit the university website.

Qualification

Student Learning Outcomes:


  1. Students will pass the ARRT National Registry Examination on the first attempt. Radiologic Technology Course Seq

Upon completion of the program the radiographer shall be able to:


  1. Apply knowledge of anatomy, physiology, and radiographic techniques to demonstrate accurately anatomical structures on a radiograph or other imaging receptor.
  2. Determine exposure factors to achieve optimum radiographic techniques with minimum radiation exposure to the patient.
  3. Evaluate radiographic images for appropriate positioning and imaging quality.
  4. Apply the principles of radiation protection for the patient, self, and others.
  5. Provide patient care and comfort.
  6. Recognize emergency patient conditions and initiate lifesaving first aid and basic life support procedures.
  7. Evaluate the performance of radiologic systems, know the safe limits of equipment operation, and report malfunctions to the proper authority
  8. Exercise independent judgment and discretion in the technical performance of medical imaging procedures.
  9. Participate in radiologic quality assurance programs.
  10. Assist in fluoroscopic procedures

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Fresno City College

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Fresno City College

1101 E University Avenue
93741 Fresno California
United States of America

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www.fresnocitycollege.edu

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