The Computed Tomography Program provides academic and clinical experience for motivated Radiologic Technologists, including Radiographers, Nuclear Medicine Technologists, and Radiation Therapists interested in advancing their careers in Medical Imaging. Computed Tomography is a growing field with exciting career prospects. Students gain extensive and hands-on experience through academic and clinical courses, with part-time and full-time options available. All academic course work may be completed online and the program may be completed in two or three semesters. Graduates obtain the didactic information and clinical procedures required to complete the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification examination in CT.
The mission of the Computed Tomography Program is to:
- Encourage motivated individuals who are dedicated to pursuing excellence in Computed Tomography Technology;
- Provide a quality education in Computed Tomography;
- Offer educational experiences in the classroom, the campus laboratory, and in a variety of clinical settings with emphasis on exceptional patient care; and
- Educate individuals to be competent and knowledgeable computed tomography technologists who demonstrate critical thinking and effective communication skills.
MCHP Computed Tomography (CT) Program Expected Learning Outcomes:
- Execute effective communication in the medical imaging department to provide quality patient care;
- Demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking skills to evaluate and address a variety of situations in CT;
- Demonstrate competency in performing CT procedures;
- Devise a plan for professional development and growth;
- Graduates will achieve national certification in CT;
- Graduates will become employed in CT within six months of program completion.