Radiologic technologists are key players in the healthcare field and make up a good portion of its workforce. They assist doctors in accurately diagnosing diseases and injuries by using medical imaging equipment such as an x-ray, MRI, and computed tomography (CT) to examine patients’ bodies and create accurate images. Radiologic technologists work together with other healthcare workers in hospitals, physicians’ offices, clinics, medical imaging centers, surgical centers, and mobile imaging agencies to ensure a positive outcome for patients.
Our accredited Radiologic Technology program is an intensive, rigorous course of study with hands-on clinical experiences. Our experienced instructors will educate you in areas of anatomy, physiology, math, physics, patient positioning, examination techniques, equipment protocols, radiation safety, and radiation protection. You will also get real-world exposure and experience in administering patient care. Upon successful completion, you will be eligible to apply for admission to the certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
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Students at any Maricopa Community College may need to complete courses at more than one of our colleges.
GateWay Community College is known in the community for its healthcare education and training excellence and is the only college in the Maricopa Community College to offer the Radiologic Technology program. Radiologic Technology, otherwise known as X-ray Technology, involves using sophisticated imaging equipment to photograph parts of the human body.
The Radiologic Technology program will provide educational activities leading to the preparation of its graduates for employment as radiographers in the healthcare community. The program will offer continuing education opportunities to enhance and/or provide new skills for the qualified practitioner.
- Students will be able to perform examinations competently
- Students will communicate effectively
- Students will develop critical thinking skills
- Students will demonstrate professionalism
The Radiologic Technology program at GateWay has allocated 10% of its available seats for any student in the application queue that currently is or was in the military.
All students interested in any of our Healthcare programs will be required to attend an Information/Advising session, which will provide in-depth information and enrollment guidance.
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Program Cost Estimates*
Associate in Applied Science Degree in Radiologic Technology: $ 9,875 – $13,440
Certificate of Completion in Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI): $1,593
Certificate of Completion in Computed Tomography (CT): $1,679
*Please note that these are only estimates and do not include books. These estimates may change based on increases to tuition, course fees and book costs. Estimates are based on tuition rates for in-county students. Additional fees may apply.
Continuing Education Courses
For more information about Computed Tomography (CT Scan) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), click on "Program Links" in the left menu or visit Healthcare Continuing Education.
ARRT Advanced Placement:
The Radiologic Technology Program at GateWay Community College is not recognized by the ARRT as an Advanced Placement Program. You’ll find educational programs that offer advanced placement opportunities on the ARRT’s list of recognized programs.
Professional Curriculum Transfer Credits:
The Radiologic Technology Program at GateWay Community College does not accept transfer credit(s) for the required program core courses.
Graduates may advance in their profession by seeking a bachelor's and/or master's degree in a related field. We currently have an articulation agreement with Northern Arizona University to help advance students seeking a bachelor's degree in Diagnostic Medical Imaging.
Radiologic Technology Accreditation
Accreditation is a process used to measure and certify the credibility and quality of services offered by an organization.
The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and graduates are eligible to apply for admission to the certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Visit www.jrcert.org for more information.
Passing the ARRT exam and licensure by the Arizona State Medical Radiologic Technology Board of Examiners (MRTBE) is necessary for employment in AZ. Our students have reported an excellent pass-rate on this exam.
Additionally, GateWay is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.
Why should you choose an accredited school?
Although many schools offer seemingly similar degree and certification options, not all schools are accredited. In many instances, accreditation of the degree or program you complete may be required in order to become certified to work in the field.