Radiology Technology Advanced Placement

$9,000
XRAY-ADVANCED

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Our Radiology Technology Advanced Placement prepares students who wish to pursue entry-level positions as Radiology Technologists in hospitals, diagnostic centers, private physician practices, and clinicals. Our curriculum provides comprehensive, real-life training that is essential to be successful in diagnostic imaging.  We are proud to say that:

  • Those graduates of the course who hold associate degrees are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examination in Radiography
  • We have partnerships with leading acute care facilities and diagnostic centers throughout our community that provide an excellent clinical training experience
  • Our didactic and clinical instructors have years of experience technologists and educators specifically in the field of radiology

CANDIDATE CRITERIA

  • Completed a Radiology Technology program that was not recognized by the ARRT
  • Became ineligible to take the ARRT registry examination in radiography due to three unsuccessful attempts within three years
  • Three-year time period expired for you to take the ARRT registry examination
  • You wish to participate in a comphrensive registry review in radiography for certification and/or state licensure examination

PROGRAM RECOGNITION

The Radiology Technology Advanced Placement offered by Med Academy is Recognized by The American Registry of Radiology Technologist (ARRT). Graduates from this program will be eligible to take the ARRT MRI Board Examination.

PROGRAM FEATURES

  • Certificate Program
  • 6-8 Months Program Duration
  • 25 Credit Hours
  • Online Delivery Method

CANDIDATE CRITERIA

  • Completed a program that was not accredited by an agency recognized by the ARRT
  • Became ineligible for the ARRT Radiography certification examination as a result of three unsuccessful attempts  within three years
  • ARRT examination application eligibility time expired

To be considered for advanced placement, candidates must:

  • Complete a Med Academy Application and pay application fee
  • Submit official transcripts from all academic institutions attended (high school, college, vocational-tech program)
  • Pass entrance exam with posted minimum score
  • If applying for financial aid assistance, attend an initial entrance counseling and provide required documentation

Once accepted advanced placement students will be expected to complete:

  • Take an initial  didactic assessment examination in all core MRI courses in the MRI course curriculum. This will be used to determine course placement
  • Complete all clinical competencies under the direct supervision of an approved clinical preceptor or clinical coordinator
  • Complete a minimum of 48 didactic credits which include essential ARRT registry content-specific components. Additional course may be required based on initial assessment score.
  • Pass a comprehensive final examination with 75%  or higher at the completion of all course work 

*Note: Advanced placement students must apply to the ARRT within 24 months of completing all coursework requirements at Med Academy 

Radiobiology and Radiation Protection 

PROGRAM CURRICULUM

Class Number Class Title Credit Hours
RTA101 Patient Care & Ethical Considerations 2
RTA102 Positioning and Procedures of the Thorax and Abdomen 2
RTA103 Radiographic Physics & Equipment Operations 3
RTA104 Positioning and Procedures of the Extremities 2
RTA105 Image Production and Image Acquisition 2
RTA201 Positioning and Procedures of the Skull and Spine 2
RTA202L Positioning Lab Assessment 1
RTA203 Radiobiology and Radiation Protection 2
RTA204 Procedures of the Head, Spine, and Pelvis 1
RTA205 Clinical Practice I 3
RTA304 Clinical Practice II 2
RTA303 Registry Review 3
Total 25

PROGRAM TUITION

The tuition for this program is based in a rate of $340.00 per credit. 

Cost per Credit  25 Credit Hours
$340.00  $8,500.00 

EMPLOYMENT AND SALARY RATE

Statistics for Radiology Technologist

United States:

  • Employment: 201,200
  • Hourly Rate: $ 29.00
  • Annual Rate: $60,320.00

Course Features

  • Classes 13
  • Quizzes 0
  • Duration 1680 hours
  • Skill level All level
  • Language English
  • Students 50
  • Assessments Yes
$9,000