The Radiologic Technology program at Massasoit prepares students for entry-level careers as radiologic technologists in a variety of clinical healthcare settings; it is competency-based and can be completed in 21 months.
Upon graduation, students receive an Associate in Science Degree in Radiology Technology. Program graduates are eligible to apply for the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Individuals who pass the examination are known as Registered Technologists in (Radiography), RT(R).
Radiologic Technology at Massasoit is a selective admissions program and is highly competitive. All applicants are reviewed by a committee by means of a rubric in order to assure fair and ethical selection practices.
Through coursework and clinical experiences, students learn how to perform radiographic examinations, think critically and solve problems in their practice of radiology procedures, communicate effectively with staff and patients, and employ radiation safety practices.
Massasoit Radiography graduates who have successfully passed the national certification examination have found employment in various hospitals, clinics, portable radiology and private physicians’ offices. Several of our students have continued their education by attending specialty schools in ultrasound, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance imaging, nuclear medicine, computerized tomography, computerized tomography, and densitometry.