M State prepares radiologic technologists for careers in this high-demand health care specialty.
M State's 79-credit AAS degree in Radiologic Technology prepares entry-level radiologic technologists to provide the diagnostic medical images required for diagnosing and treating patients in a variety of medical facilities.
Admission into the program is selective and highly competitive. Prospective students can review admission requirements in the Radiologic Technology Application Packet.
Radiologic Technology is offered on our Detroit Lakes campus.
Students work under the supervision of registered radiologic technologists during their required clinical experiences and, upon successful completion of the program, graduates will be eligible to write the national certification exam of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
Here is what you'll learn
- Radiation safety standards
- Proper positioning skills
- Patient care techniques
- Evaluation of radiographs for appropriate anatomy, positioning and image quality
- Standards of professional and ethical behavior
How to apply
Radiologic Technology is a selective admissions program.
The M State Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). The JRCERT promotes excellence in education and elevates the quality and safety of patient care through the accreditation of educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance and medical dosimetry. It is the only agency recognized by the United States Department of Education and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance and medical dosimetry.
Background check, immunizations required
Students in the Radiologic Technology program must have current immunizations and undergo a criminal background check. Requirements are outlined in the program application.