Program of Study

Course work includes clinical rotations to area health care facilities, radiographic exposure, image processing, radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology and radiobiology. Students must be CPR certified while enrolled in the program. Graduates of accredited programs are eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists national examination for certification and registration as medical radiographers.


Additional Information

Careers Available

Career positions are available for Radiologic Technologists in all aspects of today’s healthcare system including comprehensive care medical centers, hospitals, outpatient clinics, mobile x-ray companies, urgent care centers, physicians’ offices and industry.

Recommended Courses and Skills

Strong basic math and reading background, high school human anatomy, physiology, health occupation classes and physics.

Helpful Personal Attributes

Strong math and science aptitude, adaptability and flexibility to many situations, ability to work with individuals of various ages, cultural backgrounds and degrees of illness, empathetic and compassionate with good interpersonal skills, ability to work in a team environment as well as independently, good analytical and critical thinking skills, and good technological computer skills.

Accreditation

Forsyth Technical Community College Radiography Program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, Phone (312) 704-5300, or at www.jrcert.org.

Program Offerings

Program Credential Level Offered Code
Radiography Associate in Applied Science Day A45700 REVISED

Program Contact

If you would like additional information about the Radiography Program, contact Nancy Andrews-Hall, Program Coordinator, at 336.734.7433 or nandrews-hall@forsythtech.edu.