Radiologic Technologists are a vital part of the medical team. They are responsible for producing x-rays or images for a doctor to interpret and help diagnose and treat a patient. The Radiologic Technology program at River Valley has been developed with the goal of creating passionate radiologic technologists. Our program is designed with working adults in mind by offering a schedule that meets four days a week.
The program offers students cutting edge technology including experiences in a variety of settings such as:
- Operating Room
- Emergency Room
- Intensive Care Units
- Portable Imaging
- Post certificates in advance imaging modalities (CT, MRI, Mammography, Bone density, Interventional radiography)
- Nuclear medicine
- Radiation therapy
- PACS administrator
- Radiology Assistant
- Radiology educator
- Health administration
- Respiratory Therapy Assistant
- Medical Assistant
- Medical Laboratory Technician
The RVCC Radiologic Technology Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182. (www.jrcert.org). The Radiologic Technology Program was accredited in 2019 and awarded a 3 years’ accreditation. The next site visit is scheduled for fall 2021.
To earn an Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology Sciences from River Valley Community College, a student must:
- successfully complete the didactic and all clinical competencies in a maximum length of three years.
- achieve a Cumulative Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 or higher in all courses taken at River Valley Community College (including remedial or developmental coursework/credits).
- Complete the Intent to graduate form.