A.A.S. Radiologic Technology Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 72 credit-hour full-time curriculum prepares radiographers to produce radiographic images of parts of the human body for use in diagnosing medical problems. Additional duties may include processing and evaluating images, evaluating radiology equipment, and providing relevant patient care and education. The program provides both classroom and clinical instruction in anatomy and physiology, radiobiology, pathology, medical imaging and processing, radiation physics, positioning of patients, patient care procedures, radiation protection, and medical ethics. Radiographers are employed in health care facilities including hospitals and clinics, specialized imaging centers, urgent care clinics, physician offices and government offices. Some radiographers are employed in educational institutions and in industry. Because of the nature of clinical experiences and individualized instruction in this program, and specialized technology and the equipment necessary to offer this program, a higher tuition rate is assessed for career specific courses. These include courses with the RAD prefix. Tuition for these courses in this program is 200 percent of the standard tuition rate. Admission Requirements: Radiologic Technology is a limited enrollment program. For admission requirements, please contact the Admissions Outread Office at 847.925.6700 or visit harpercollege.edu Students who apply for this limited enrollment program are obligated to meet current admission requirements and follow program curriculum as defined at the time of acceptance to the program.

Established in 2004

CIP: 51-0911 Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.

Training Program Type

Vocational

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board
  • Industry Standard: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Education Information

Associates Degree

80 Weeks ( 1013.00 Hours / 72.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$16,541.00
Books$3,461.00
Fees$2,560.00
Tests$375.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$1,575.00
Total Cost$24,512.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on the eligibility of the individual

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $8,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Prerequisites - Criminal background check
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Labs
  • Day Classes
  • Other(Specify)

Performance Data

Program: A.A.S. Radiologic Technology Degree

Overview

Approved By LWIA: 7
Last Re-Certification Date: 3/13/2019
Next Re-Certification Date: 3/27/2021

Program Description

This 72 credit-hour full-time curriculum prepares radiographers to produce radiographic images of parts of the human body for use in diagnosing medical problems. Additional duties may include processing and evaluating images, evaluating radiology equipment, and providing relevant patient care and education. The program provides both classroom and clinical instruction in anatomy and physiology, radiobiology, pathology, medical imaging and processing, radiation physics, positioning of patients, patient care procedures, radiation protection, and medical ethics. Radiographers are employed in health care facilities including hospitals and clinics, specialized imaging centers, urgent care clinics, physician offices and government offices. Some radiographers are employed in educational institutions and in industry. Because of the nature of clinical experiences and individualized instruction in this program, and specialized technology and the equipment necessary to offer this program, a higher tuition rate is assessed for career specific courses. These include courses with the RAD prefix. Tuition for these courses in this program is 200 percent of the standard tuition rate. Admission Requirements: Radiologic Technology is a limited enrollment program. For admission requirements, please contact the Admissions Outread Office at 847.925.6700 or visit harpercollege.edu Students who apply for this limited enrollment program are obligated to meet current admission requirements and follow program curriculum as defined at the time of acceptance to the program.

Established in 2004

CIP: 51-0911 Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.

Provider Information

Program Contact Info

1200 W. Algonquin Road
Palatine, IL 60067
(847) 758-2372

Associated Job Families and Occupations

Certifying / Licensing / Registering Body

Quality Assurance

  • North Central Association
  • Illinois Community College Board
  • Industry Standard: American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

Education Information

Associates Degree

80 Weeks ( 1013.00 Hours / 72.00 Credit Hours )

Tuition$16,541.00
Books$3,461.00
Fees$2,560.00
Tests$375.00
Other Expenses(Materials, Supplies, Tools, Uniforms, etc)$1,575.00
Total Cost$24,512.00

Financial Aid

  • All financial aid depends on the eligibility of the individual

Application Procedure

Must contact Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372 when approved to pursue program at Harper. Student must apply to Harper College www.harpercollege.edu. Pay $25 application fee or obtain fee waiver code from Diane Carter-Zubko at 847-758-2372. Student will be directed to appropriate Harper College Academic Advisor for an educational plan. The maximum tuition and fees amount approved for this occupation is $8,000.

Entry Requirements:

  • Drug/Alcohol Screening
  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Physical Exam
  • Math - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Reading - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Language - Instruction is in English
  • Writing - Per College Placement Test Cut-off Scores
  • Prerequisites - Criminal background check
  • Other - All credit-seeking WIOA clients must have initial & ongoing academic advising

Nondiscrimination, Equal Opportunity, and Disability Provisions Compliance Assurance

  • EEO Compliant: Yes
  • Disability Accomodation: Yes

Program Offerings

  • Full-Time Enrollment
  • Classroom Instruction
  • Labs
  • Day Classes
  • Other(Specify)