The Radiologic Technology Program is JRCERT accredited and trains individuals with high character, compassion and commitment for a career in diagnostic medical imaging. This 22-month program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become exceptional, entry level radiologic technologists. Applicants must have an Associates Degree or higher. Anatomy & Physiology and Medical Terminology courses are required (See Program Director for course offerings at MTC ).

HOURS

2,700, approximately two years (22 months)

COST

Tuition is approximately $9,974, plus books and fees (PDF)

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

This is a Selective Admission program. Attending an Information Session is mandatory. Applicants with a degree of any level and any major are given priority consideration.
Admissions Policies and Procedures Packet (PDF)

LOCATION

MTC Main Campus

STARTING SALARIES

Vary, ranging from $41,000 to $57,000*

*Based on local industry information.

 

RECENT EMPLOYERS OF GRADUATES

  • Advanced Imaging Center
  • Citrus Memorial Hospital
  • Lake Medical Imaging
  • Leesburg Regional Med Center
  • Ocala Regional Med Center
  • Radiology Associates of Ocala
  • West Marion Hospital
  • Windsor Oaks
  • Ocala Family Med Center
  • The Villages Regional Hospital
  • Timberridge Imaging Center
  • The Orthopedic Institute
  • Advent Health 
  • Shands Health

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

Radiologic Technology Master Plan of Instruction
(PDFopens in a new window)

  • Radiographic Anatomy
  • Medical Ethics
  • Medical Terminology
  • Pathology
  • Patient Care
  • Radiographic Procedures / Patient Positioning
  • Radiographic Imaging & Exposure
  • Radiation Physics
  • Radiation Protection
  • Radiobiology
  • Cross-Sectional Anatomy
  • Advanced Modality Imaging

PROGRAM ACCREDITATION

The Marion Technical College Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). 

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182 | http://www.jrcert.org
The Radiologic Technology program at Marion Technical College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (jrcert.org). The JRCERT is nationally accepted for setting standards for education in radiography. The performance of this program is reflected through program effectiveness data as defined by the JRCERT. Program effectiveness data includes the program’s completion rate, credentialing examination pass rate, and job placement rate.

To view our program effectiveness data: click here.

To view the Student Handbook: click here.

Mission Statement

The Radiologic Technology program at Marion Technical College is a two-year certificate program.  The program is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills necessary to become Radiologic Technologists.  The program maintains high standards of excellence in education that assures quality patient care and safe technologist practices.  Graduates of the program will be eligible for licensure in the state of Florida as Certified Radiologic Technologists and for application to the certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.

UPON SUCCESSFUL COMPLETION OF THE PROGRAM:

GOAL #1

Students will be clinically competent.

OUTCOMES

  1. Students will set appropriate technical factors.
  2. Students will utilize proper radiation protection techniques

GOAL #2

Students will communicate effectively.

OUTCOMES

  1. Students will demonstrate appropriate written communication skills.
  2. Students will use appropriate oral communication.

GOAL #3

Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.

OUTCOMES

  1. Students/graduates will effectively employ critical thinking and problem solving strategies with non-routine examinations.
  2. Students/graduates will accurately evaluate radiographic images for diagnostic quality.

GOAL #4

Students will model professionalism.

OUTCOMES

  1. Students/graduates will conduct themselves in a professional manner in the clinical setting.
  2. Students/graduates will pursue professional growth and development.

INDUSTRY CERTIFICATIONS 

ARRT National Registry Exam

Graduates from this accredited program take national board exams administered by the American Registry for Radiologic Technologists (arrt.org). ARRT is accepted as the credentialing agency for radiographers in the United States.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Mobile companies
  • Travel companies
  • Physician’s offices

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how Marion Technical College prepares students for the Medical Diagnostic Imaging profession.

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*Annual data reflected from ARRT and JRCERT, 2018.

STEPS TO ENROLLMENT

  • ATTEND AN INFORMATION SESSION
  • APPLY FOR FINANCIAL AID, IF APPLICABLE
  • COMPLETE THE ONLINE APPLICATION
  • MEET WITH AN ADMISSIONS ADVISOR
  • SUBMIT OFFICIAL COLLEGE TRANSCRIPTS, IF APPLICABLE
  • FILL OUT YOUR PROGRAM’S SUPPLEMENTAL PACKET, IF APPLICABLE
  • ATTEND A CLINICAL OBSERVATION
  • PAY YOUR APPLICATION FEE

MEET YOUR INSTRUCTORS

CHERYL SIRMONS

Program Director

MA, RT (R), At MTC Since 2008.

DON ROGERS

Clinical Coordinator

MS, RT (R), Instructor at MTC Since 2017.

LOREN CHAPIN

Instructor

AS, RT (R), MTC Alumnus, Instructor at MTC Since 2015.

ADDITIONAL FORMS

Supplemental Packet (PDF)

Student Handbook (PDF)

BOOK LIST

Tuition is approximately $9,648.20, plus books and fees (PDF)

ONLINE COMPONENT

Yes