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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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
Explore the professional organization
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
- American Society of Radiologic Technologists
- Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
- Texas Medical Board - General Medical Radiologic Technologist Licensure
- Texas Society of Radiologic Technologists
Marketable skills you will learn
- Critical thinking
- Personal & social responsibility
- 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.
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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?
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.
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Accreditation & 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.
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
How Much Time & Money to Finish?
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- Tuition is based on in-state, in-county rates.
- Totals do not include textbooks and other materials.
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
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