The Roane State Associate of Applied Science Degree Program in Radiologic Technology (A.A.S. in RDT) consists of five semesters of full-time study which includes supervised clinical coursework in a diagnostic radiology department. There are no evening or weekend didactic classes. However, in the second year of the program, students are required to complete four weeks of evening shift clinicals. The program is affiliated with 18 clinical sites. Students may be assigned to various clinical sites during their 22 months of clinical coursework.
The radiographer is a healthcare professional that performs radiographic procedures that provide information to assist in the diagnosis and treatment of the patient. The radiographer also assumes professional responsibility for minimizing the public's exposure to ionizing radiation, thereby observing the ASRT Code of Ethics.
As the population grows and ages, it will increase the demand for imaging science professionals. At this time the number of applications for acceptance into radiologic technology programs greatly exceeds available space in these programs and is therefore very competitive.
Already a registered radiologic technologist? The Radiologic Technology Program offers several course series for those wanting to update and improve job skills, prepare for a registry exam, or who simply want to learn more about these subjects.
Radiologic Technology Program didactic courses are held between 7:30 a.m. and 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday at the Oak Ridge Branch Campus.
The 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; (312) 704-5300; www.jrcert.org.
Roane State Tuition & Fees
All tuition and fees are subject to change by the Tennessee Board of Regents.
* Program courses that are taken in an online format are subject to a distance education fee. A Specialized Allied Health Science Fee of $25 per credit hour will be applied to all Allied Health Science courses. See Tuition and Fees link above.
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Julie Hall, MPH, RT (R) (CT)
Donna Hale, RT (R)
Vickie Hensley, BS, RT (R)
Jenny Jenkins, RT (R)
Kristen Peterson, RT (R)
Teresa Manis, B.S., R.T. (R)
Allied Health Sciences and Nursing Admissions Coordinator
Oak Ridge Branch Campus, B-105
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