We teach you basic diagnostic imaging skills so you can graduate as a highly trained, registry-eligible medical imaging professional ready to enter the workforce, learn advance imaging technologies or transfer into a bachelor’s degree program.
Common abilities needed for this program include compassion for others; critical thinking and reasoning skills; a responsible, professional attitude; interpersonal communication skills; the ability to read and comprehend written information; and a willingness to learn new technologies.
SFCC also offers advanced imaging training through online Computed Tomography (CT) courses and Mammography conferences. Second-year radiography students, technologists or people interested in expanding their knowledge base may apply. Admission to CT training requires an additional application.
Radiologic technologists are needed in every health care setting, from large hospitals and suburban outpatient clinics to rural physicians’ offices. Starting salaries range from $40,030 to $57,650 and increase with specialization and experience.
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Admission to this program is competitive, and prerequisites are required. This program starts in August, and application deadline is typically in early March.
- This program is offered at the Sedalia campus.
State Fair Community College is accredited by the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools and the Division of Career and Adult Education, Missouri Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.
The Radiologic Technology program is also accredited with the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. Accreditation proves to the student that the academic program meets certain educational standards. In accordance with the guidelines published in the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, the Radiologic Technology program follows the Radiography curriculum published by the American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
Completion of an Accredited Radiologic Technology program is required to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’ certifying exam.
For more information on accreditation, certification, or the suggested curriculum contact:
- American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
- Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
- American Society of Radiologic Technologists
Graduates are eligible to take the national certifying exam given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
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