IS RADIOLOGIC TECHNOLOGY A CAREER FOR YOU?

If you enjoy interacting with people and are interested in working with equipment, consider a degree in Radiologic Technology. This career path offers a unique blend of patient care and technology. USF students get practical, clinical experience starting their very first semester. An on campus, state-of-the-art laboratory facility and small class sizes will help you to master the skills you will need to start your career.

100%

Pass rate of USF graduates who have successfully achieved national certification from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) over the past 20-plus years.

3

Number of weeks until you start your very first clinical experience.

13

Number of clinical sites which allow for networking opportunities into the area’s workforce

But, is it right for me?

Here are a few of the traits of a good technologist:

  • Is detail oriented
  • Possesses strong, effective communication skills
  • Has physical stamina
  • Enjoys the challenge of technology

Skills You'll Obtain

Use film/screen, computed radiography and digital imaging equipment

Position patient and equipment for accurate images

Provide physicians with images to aid in the diagnosis of disease and injury

I create realistic classroom content that mirrors real-life clinical challenges. Since medical imaging is so diversified, my hope for each graduate is that they find the area that is truly their passion – just like I have with teaching.– Angela Harrell, D.H.S.c, MHA, RT (R), Associate Professor

High Tech, High Touch

Our Radiologic Technology program uses the latest in cutting-edge radiography equipment – newly acquired by USF so students can reap the benefits of learning from 3 different generations of recording media. With 13 clinical sites in the region, USF students have the opportunity to gain experience in a variety of clinical settings alongside radiologic technologists in the workforce.

Listen to our students and faculty talk about the USF difference.

After Graduation

Radiologic Technology is much more than broken bones. Radiologic Technology offers a choice of a variety of settings and flexible work settings. The opportunity exists at USF to transfer associate degree credits into a Bachelor Degree in the Health Services. This degree can be completed online while working.

Advancement after graduation is possible through additional certification, which include computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography, sonography and others while on the job.

We have graduates working at:

  • Adams Memorial Hospital
  • DeKalb Memorial Hospital
  • Dupont Hospital
  • Fort Wayne Orthopedics
  • Lutheran Hospital
  • Ortho Northeast (ONE)
  • Parkview Huntington Hospital
  • Parkview Noble Hospital
  • Parkview Regional Hospital
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
  • RediMed
  • Summit Radiology
  • Fort Wayne VA Hospital
  • University of Saint Francis