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Radiography, A.A.S. (Cumberland)



Radiography, AAS

 Description

This program combines courses in general education and radiography with supervised clinical experience in area hospitals and diagnostic imaging centers. Graduates are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologies Examination in Radiography and become nationally certified and also licensed by the State of New Jersey.

The program is approved by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and the Department of Environmental Protection/Bureau of Radiation Protection for the State of New Jersey.

Program Goals

Upon completion of this program, students should be able to:

·         Locate, retrieve, and critically evaluate information and information sources.

·         Be competent when performing radiographic procedures.

·         Demonstrate effective communication.

·         Demonstrate problem solving/critical thinking skills.

·         Display professional development and growth.

·         Graduates will be employable and meet the needs of the healthcare community.

Admissions
Rowan College welcomes students seeking a post-secondary education. Admission to this program is open to high school graduates, GED (General Education Development) recipients or others who can benefit from the instruction offered. High school students may be considered for early admission or the High School Option program. Applications are accepted from residents of other New Jersey counties and other states and countries.

When you Graduate

Graduates are employed by hospitals, clinics, diagnostic imaging centers and the offices of private physicians.

AAS programs are designed for students who want to enter a career directly after graduating, but those who change their plans find that most, sometimes all, of their RCSJ-Cumberland ​credits transfer to four-year colleges.

The latest technology and learning tools support your education for a wide range of employment opportunities.

Career Opportunities
Radiographer

Disclaimer: 
The content and requirements of the program requirements may be altered at any time at the discretion of the College. The program requirements were checked for accuracy at the time of publishing but should not be considered a contract between the College and the student.

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