As integral members of the health care team, radiologic technologists perform radiographic examinations (x-rays).
The Radiologic Technology Program at Blinn College prepares qualified individuals for careers as an entry-level radiologic technologist. This nationally accredited program offers extensive knowledge of patient care and safety, anatomy and physiology, image production, equipment operation, radiation protection, and radiographic procedures.
Blinn College’s Associate of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology degree curriculum incorporates general education, technical education, radiographic laboratory and practicum experience. In hospitals and outpatient clinics, students will be able to integrate classroom and laboratory instruction with the clinical component.
Upon successful completion of the program, graduates are eligible to apply for state licensure and will be prepared to complete the credentialing examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Graduates will have opportunities for career advancement into a variety of specialties, including magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computed tomography (CT).
The Blinn College District Radiologic Technology Program is nationally accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182; 312.704.5300; www.jrcert.org). The Blinn College District is accredited by the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board and the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools.