AAS in Medical Radiography
The medical field is a varied one that can be demanding, yet very rewarding. The Associate of Science in Medical Radiography program at ECPI University is designed to help students understand the ins and outs of the field and prepare them for possible careers. Find out more now!
Official Program Name:
Associate of Applied Science in Degree in Health Science - Medical Radiography
School Offering Program:
Students interested in applying for this program should have a GED or high school diploma with a minimum of a 2.5 GPA prior to admission. They also must complete the admissions test with a passing score. A personal interview and recommendation will be required.
The Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiography program at ECPI University is designed to focus on the intrapersonal and technical skills needed in the medical field. Students may have the opportunity to learn about addressing patient needs and problems, and how to adapt to challenging situations with a professional manner. The courses will look at legal and ethical medical issues, and are intended to help students learn how to grow in both experience and knowledge. At the end of the courses, students will be required to complete a number of clinical education classes that are meant to prepare them for the ARRT exam or other state licensure exams.
Online or On-Campus (please contact ECPI University for program availability at a location near you)
Total Credits Required:
Financial Aid Available:
Eligible students could be able to receive financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, and loans. Consult with ECPI University for more information about financial assistance.
Required Courses for an Associate of Applied Science in Medical Radiography:
Degree program and course requirements are subject to change. Contact ECPI University to confirm the most accurate information before enrolling in a program.
Arts and Sciences Curriculum (21 credits)
- BIO 101: Anatomy & Physiology 1
- BIO 102: Anatomy & Physiology 2
- ENG 110: College Composition
- MTH 120: College Mathematics
- COM 110: Principles of Speech
- ENG 210: Critical Thinking
- PSY 105: Psychology
Self Integration Courses (6 credits)
- FOR 112: College Orientation
- COR 191: Career Orientation
- CSA 128: Computer Applications
Core Curriculum (49 credits)
- MED 104: Medical Terminology
- RAD 100: Fundamentals of Radiologic Sciences
- RAD 105: Patient Care, Ethics & Law in Radiologic Science
- RAD 110: Introduction to Radiographic Positioning & Technique
- RAD 115: Radiographic Procedures 1
- RAD 120: Introduction to Radiographic Clinical Practice
- RAD 125: Radiographic Procedures 2
- RAD 135: Radiographic Procedures 3
- RAD 145: Radiographic Imaging & Processing
- RAD 156: Rad Production, Characteristics & Imaging Equipment
- RAD 165: Radiological Pharmacology & Drug Administration
- RAD 175: Radiographic Image Analysis
- RAD 205: Radiographic Research & Exhibits
- RAD 215: Computers in Radiologic Science
- RAD 225: Radiographic Pathology
- RAD 235: Radiation Biology & Protection
- RAD 245: Radiology Advanced Imaging Modalities
- RAD 255: Radiographic ARRT Exam Prep
- RAD 130: Radiographic Clinical Education 1
- RAD 140: Radiographic Clinical Education 2
- RAD 150: Radiographic Clinical Education 3
- RAD 160: Radiographic Clinical Education 4
- RAD 170: Radiographic Clinical Education 5
- RAD 180: Radiographic Clinical Education 6
- RAD 200: Radiographic Clinical Education 7
- RAD 210: Radiographic Clinical Education 8
- RAD 220: Radiographic Clinical Education 9
- RAD 230: Radiographic Clinical Education 10
- RAD 240: Radiographic Clinical Education 11
- RAD 250: Radiographic Clinical Education 12
Upon completing the program, students may choose to pursue many medically-related jobs. They may be able to work directly with patients, or pursue administrative options. By applying the radiologic skills presented during the course, students may apply for a radiologist entry level job or pursue further education and different medical work.
Positions graduates could be interested in include but are not limited to:
- Radiologic Technologist
- Radiologic Technician
- Quality Control Worker
- Medical Clerk
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