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Radiologic Technology

Quick Facts

Radiologic technologists provide direct care to a diverse patient population by using sophisticated equipment to create images of internal body structures for diagnostic and treatment purposes.

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Our Program

Why choose Radiologic Technology?

  • Learn from knowledgeable, caring faculty who have many years of clinical & teaching experience
  • Have access to excellent resources that support your learning, including an on-campus radiography lab & an Anatomage Table
  • Receive a high-quality educational experience, as assured by our national accreditation
  • Study in our program whose completion & certification exam pass rates are above the national average
  • Be able to choose concurrent enrollment in Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Science (BSRS) courses—thanks to partnership with Midwestern State University (MSU) in Texas—if you want to earn a bachelor’s degree

Prepare for what you will do at work

  • Use computerized equipment to produce images of human anatomy, physiology & pathology
  • Properly position patients & incorporate critical thinking skills to acquire high quality diagnostic images
  • Monitor patient safety & comfort
  • Collaborate with other health care professionals to optimize patient care

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Marketable skills you will learn

  • Critical thinking
  • Reasoning
  • Communication
  • Personal & social responsibility
  • Teamwork
  • Computer literacy

Before you enroll, think about:

Texas Veterans Commission (TVC)-approved

You can use your Veterans Administration (VA) educational benefits to pay for this program.

Questions? See VetSuccess on Campus

Think seriously about these questions

  • The Radiologic Technology Program includes prerequisite coursework in anatomy and physiology, plus medical terminology and pathophysiology courses.
    • Are these courses of particular interest to you in terms of your career goals?  
  • Why do you want to pursue a career as a radiologic technologist?
  • What do you think the daily responsibilities are for a radiologic technologist?
  • Our program is demanding—many class assignments, strict deadlines, long hours, travel to clinical rotations, etc.
    • What strategies do you plan to use to be successful academically in our program?
  • The clinical portion of the program requires travel to hospitals and imaging centers.
    • Do you foresee any problems with this requirement?
  • Constructive criticism is a necessary and essential element of our entire program to help you develop your skills as a radiographer.
    • How do you react when you receive constructive criticism from others?
  • How have you managed a situation in which you had to interact with a person who was difficult to get along with?
  • Patients having x-ray examinations at a hospital can be challenging due to factors such as blood and body fluids, communication difficulties, or movement difficulties. They may not be fully conscious. They may not speak English.
    • How do you feel about learning to perform x-ray exams on patients with these challenges?

Selective Admission

Radiologic Technology is a selective admission program.

After being accepted to TCC, you must meet the selective admission requirements to be eligible to submit a separate application to our Radiologic Technology program.

Get the details on these pages:

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Degrees & Certificates

Degree

Attend an Information Session

Attending an information session is an application requirement.

Until we can schedule in-person sessions, review the presentation slides and contact us if you have any questions: Radiologic Technology Information Session (PDF)Listen

Questions?

Health Care Professions Advising Resource Hub

Call 817-515-1484
Email TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Accreditation & Program Data

Program Data

The TCC Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The program received an 8-year accreditation award is accredited through 2026.

JRCERT Program Effectiveness Data for TCC (PDF)Listen

Our program data is also available on JRCERT Accredited Program Details: TCC.

JRCERT Contact Information

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606
mail@jrcert.org
312-704-5300

How Much Time & Money to Finish?

Degree or Certificate Program Title Hours Total Tuition & Fees
AAS Radiologic Technology 64 $4,096

Notes:

  • Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
  • Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.

Non-Credit Programs

Time commitments and fees vary depending on the course.

Earn More Choices & More Money

Transfer to a college or university to continue your studies. Earning a bachelor’s degree opens the door to career and promotion opportunities.

  • Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences
  • Bachelor of Applied Science in Allied Health
  • Bachelor of Science in Health Sciences

Next steps

Start on Your Pathway!

Contact

Trinity River Campus

Health Care Professions
Advising Resource Hub

Call 817-515-1484

Email TR.HealthCareAdvising@tccd.edu

Advising by Appointment

Fall & Spring Hours
Monday–Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
Summer Hours
Monday–Thursday: 7:30 a.m.–6 p.m.

Updated September 07, 2021