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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 objectives. Radiologic Technology’s mission is further defined by the following goals:

    Students acquire the knowledge and skill development to competently perform diagnostic imaging procedures
    Students develop verbal and written communication skills to effectively interact within a healthcare setting
    Students acquire critical thinking and problem-solving skills to effectively practice in the profession
    Students demonstrate professional development and growth and set goals for life-long learning
    Students possess employable entry-level skills to meet the needs of the radiologic community upon program completion

Prerequisites for Major Courses

    Statement of good health signed by student, 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 92.0 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.

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

Medical Science 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

Medical Science II

5.5 credit hours

Clinical Rotation III

6.0 credit hours

General Education Courses (24.0 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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