Radiography

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Program Information

  • Location: Downtown Milwaukee Campus
  • Pathway: Healthcare
  • Program Code: 10-526-1
  • Offering: In-class
  • Degree Type: 2-Year Degree (Associate)
  • Start Dates: August

About the Radiography Degree

Description

Become part of the healthcare team as a radiographer working in medical imaging departments in medical clinics, hospitals and private offices. This is a full-time program with course sequencing that encompasses four semesters, a six-week summer session and six-week externship. Graduates are eligible for certification through American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Career areas include diagnostic radiology, bedside and trauma procedures, pediatric radiography and special procedures.

This program features exploratory courses that count toward a credential. Contact an MATC advisor for information.

Additional program details: The curriculum focuses on theoretical aspects of radiography, and applied clinical experiences in radiography departments. Radiation safety is practiced at all times.


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Detailed Program Information

2020-21 Curriculum

Semester Course Course Name Credits
(1)  ENG-195 Written Communication
(or) ENG-201 English 1 ‡
3
(1) NATSCI-177 General Anatomy and Physiology ‡
(or) NATSCI-201 Anatomy & Physiology 1 ‡
and NATSCI-202 Anatomy & Physiology 2 ‡
4
(1) RADT-149 Radiographic Procedures 1 ‡ 5
(1) RADT-158 Introduction to Radiography ‡ 3
(1) RADT-159 Radiographic Imaging ‡ 3
(1) RADT-168 Radiography Clinical 1 ‡ 2
(2) ENG-197 Technical Reporting
(or) Any 200-level ENG or SPEECH course
3
(2) RADT-191 Radiographic Procedures 2 ‡ 5
(2) RADT-192 Radiography Clinical 2 ‡ 3
(2) RADT-230 Advanced Radiographic Imaging 2
(3) PSYCH-199 Psychology of Human Relations
(or) Any 200-level PSYCH course
3
(3) RADT-189 Radiographic Pathology ‡ 1
(3) RADT-193 Radiography Clinical 3 ‡ 3
(3) RADT-194 Imaging Equipment Operation 3
(3) RADT-199 Radiography Clinical 4 ‡ 3
(3) RADT-231 Imaging Modalities ‡ 2
(4) RADT-174 ARRT Certification Seminar ‡ 2
(4) RADT-190 Radiography Clinical 5 ‡ 2
(4) RADT-195 Radiographic Quality Analysis 2
(4) RADT-197 Radiation Protection and Biology ‡ 3
(4) RADT-198 Radiography Clinical 6 ‡ 2
(4) SOCSCI-103 Think Critically and Creatively
(or) Any 200-level SOCSCI course
3

TOTAL CREDITS

62

( ) Semester order for full-time students.
‡ Prerequisite required.

Program curriculum requirements are subject to change.

This Associate in Applied Science program will transfer to one or more four-year institutions.

Current MATC students should consult their Academic Program Plan for specific curriculum requirements.

To see course descriptions, class times, locations or to register online:
Students already enrolled in an MATC program can visit Self Service Student Planning.
All others can access this information through INFOnline.

2020-2021 Program Card

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Important Dates

Fall Start: Petition for program in February

Deadlines and important dates can be found on:
Cost & Aid Deadlines

Also, you can find dates and deadlines on the MATC Calendar

Program Outcomes

  • Carry out the production and evaluation of radiographic images
  • Practice radiation safety principles        
  • Provide quality patient care     
  • Model professional and ethical behavior consistent with the ARRT Code of Ethics          
  • Apply critical thinking and problem solving skills in the practice of diagnostic radiography

Career Outlook

Radiographers use X-ray imaging machines to demonstrate body parts digitally and/or on X-ray films for diagnostic purposes. Some typical career areas include diagnostic radiology, bedside and trauma procedures, pediatric radiography and special procedures. For additional career information, visit www.asrt.org

Possible Careers

Radiographer
Radiologic Technologist

Admission Requirements

This program admits students through a petition selection process.
Learn more about the petition process

The following are required for admission:

  • HP-A2 pre qualifying exam
  • B- or higher in the following courses: 
    • NATSCI-177* or NATSCI-201* and 202*
  • Fall Start: Petition for program in February (only one time a year)

Scholarships

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Accreditation

This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606; 312-704-5300www.jrcert.org.

QUESTIONS?

Healthcare Academic & Career Pathway
262-238-2281healthpathway@matc.edu

Downtown Milwaukee Campus, H Building, Room H116
Mequon Campus, Room A108-110
Oak Creek Campus, Room A121
West Allis Campus, Room 103

Last updated: 11/22/2020