Offered at Main Campus
The Radiologic Technology program is a two-year (eight-term) comprehensive program consisting of general studies, radiologic courses and clinical experiences. The classroom courses are taught at the IHCC Ottumwa campus and clinical experience is obtained at various approved clinical sites. The second year of the program is offered in an online/hybrid format, allowing greater schedule flexibility as the student participates in the advanced clinical setting. More than 60 percent of the student’s education will be provided in hospital or clinic radiology departments to assure hands-on experience. Activities include producing diagnostic radiographs, assisting physicians with procedures and providing physical and emotional care for patients.
Prospective students must complete an IHCC application and submit high school transcripts or High School Equivalency Diploma scores and take one of the following: ACT, SAT or ACCUPLACER test. Testing may be scheduled by calling the IHCC Testing Center at (641) 683-5142 or (800) 726-2585, ext. 5142. This program may be entered only at the beginning of the Fall term.
Criminal background, drug screening, dependent adult and child abuse record checks and American Heart BLS for Healthcare Provider CPR are required prior to beginning any clinical courses.
Upon successful completion of all program and graduation requirements, the student will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technology Examination. This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 N. Wacker Drive Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, (312) 704-5300.
Program Learning Outcomes
- Students will demonstrate clinical competence as a radiologic technologist.
- Students will demonstrate communication skills.
- Students will possess critical thinking and problem solving skills.
- Students will demonstrate professionalism.
Program Total: 79 Credits