Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology

* An Associate of Science degree is considered a terminal degree. The decision on course transferability rests with the receiving institution.

Program Description
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology prepares students for entry-level positions in the profession, producing radiographic images in accordance with standardized practices and procedures. The program provides radiologic information including medical terminology, patient care, radiographic procedures, radiation protection, equipment operations and image production and evaluation.

Program Mission Statement
Keiser University’s Associate of Science degree program in Radiologic Technology produces competent graduates for entry-level positions in the field. The program’s graduates are eligible to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists and are eligible to be licensed by the State of Florida to practice Radiologic Technology. The Radiologic Technology program strives to instill the values and concepts of life-long learning in its graduates.

Program Goals Statement
The following goals are designed to meet Keiser University’s mission and goals. Radiologic Technology’s mission is further defined by the following goals and associated student learning outcomes:

Goals

Student Learning Outcomes

Students will acquire the knowledge and skill development to competently perform diagnostic imaging procedures;

  • Studentís scope of knowledge will increase by course completion
  • Students will be able to perform routine radiographic examinations

Students will develop verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact within a healthcare setting

  • Students will demonstrate effective communication skills for a clinical setting
  • Students will present clinical case studies to include prognosis and follow-up care

Students will acquire critical thinking and problem-solving skills to effectively practice in the profession

  • Students will set appropriate technical factors and adjust for pathology as needed
  • Students will administer age appropriate patient care and adapt to changing needs of patient
  • Students will be able to perform non-routine radiographic examinations

Students will demonstrate professional development and growth and set goals for life-long learning

  • Students will develop presentations based on research and application
  • Students will set goals within a professional development plan

Students will possess employable entry-level skills to meet the needs of the radiologic community upon program completion

  • Students entering the professional component of the program will successfully complete the program with entry-level skills
  • Students will pass the ARRT national credentialing examination
  • Graduates seeking employment will secure an entry-level position in the profession

 

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The JRCERT is the only agency recognized by USDE and CHEA for the radiologic sciences.

The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
312-704-5300
mail@jrcert.org

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Prerequisites for Major Courses

  • Background check and drug screening when applicable
  • Completion of all general education coursework with a minimum grade of “C” in each course
  • Cumulative grade average of 3.0 on a scale of 4.0

Program Outline
To receive an Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology, students must earn a total of 94.0 credit hours. Program requirements are as follows.

Each major course is a prerequisite for the subsequent course and therefore must be passed with a minimum “C” grade in order to proceed successfully through the program.  The student is expected to achieve a minimum cumulative core GPA of 2.75 in the professional courses after completion of the first core semester and for all subsequent semesters.

Program requirements are as follows:

Radiologic Technology Major Courses (68.0 credit hours total)

Introduction to Radiologic Technology

5.5 credit hours

Radiologic Science I

5.5 credit hours

Radiologic Science II

5.5 credit hours

Radiologic Procedures I

4.25 credit hours

Radiologic Procedures II

4.25 credit hours

Radiologic Procedures III

4.25 credit hours

Radiologic Procedures IV

4.25 credit hours

Radiographic Imaging I

5.5 credit hours

Clinical Rotation I

6.0 credit hours

Clinical Rotation II

6.0 credit hours

Advanced Radiologic Imaging I

5.5 credit hours

Advanced Pathophysiologic Imaging

5.5 credit hours

Clinical Rotation III

6.0 credit hours

General Education Courses (26.0 credit hours) (pdf file)
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* An Associate of Science Degree is considered a terminal degree and is not transferable.

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