The radiography program prepares you to assume responsibilities and duties of a radiographer. Radiographers are technical assistants to a radiologist—a doctor who specializes in the use of X-rays for diagnostic and therapy purposes. Upon completion of the program, the graduate is eligible to apply to write the examination for registration as a radiographer by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
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Radiographers are employed in hospitals, clinics, physician’s offices, administration, education, advanced technology, and government. Graduates of the program may also continue their education with one-year programs in sonography, radiation therapy, vascular, and CT-MRI. The average salary for radiologic technologist throughout the United States is $32,000.
Radiography is a selective admission program. In addition to MCC’s general admission requirements, candidates to the program must complete the following:
The program takes five semesters to complete, including a summer session. The clinical day will vary depending on your clinical site and shift.
This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.