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Radiologic Technology

El Camino’s radiologic technology degree and certificate programs put you on the right track for a career in medical imaging. Whether your passion is X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, or other technologies, you’ll be ready to start a career following graduation. It’s an accessible, affordable path to a rewarding, in-demand career.

Our Radiologic Technology Associate of Science (AS) degree takes two years. Radiologic technology at El Camino will challenge you to be your best. We’ll be here to help.

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California leads the nation in the number of people working as MRI technologists.
$62,000
Median salary for entry-level radiologic technicians
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Annual job openings for radiologists.

Choose a Degree Designed for Radiologic Technology

This program is perfect for El Camino students who want to start their careers in radiologic technology as soon as possible.

Radiologic Technology Associate of Science (AS) Degree

Drawing upon concepts that include human anatomy, radiology, disease pathology, radiological physics and more, this degree prepares you for a career in the medical imaging field.

  • Explore key radiologic technology concepts as you build fundamental skills in critical thinking and creative problem solving.
  • Take radiologic technology courses in a variety of fields like disease pathology, radiological physics, patient care, professional standards, human anatomy, and radiation safety principles.
  • Consider medical imaging careers in fields including X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, and more.
  • Develop the passion for compassionate patient care and ethical professional practice that is essential to a radiologic technology career.

Radiologic Technology Certificate of Accomplishment

Drawing upon concepts that include human anatomy, radiology, disease pathology, radiological physics and more, this certificate supplements your associate degree and further prepares you for a career in the medical imaging field.

  • Explore key radiologic technology concepts as you build fundamental skills in critical thinking and creative problem solving.
  • Take radiologic technology courses in a variety of fields like disease pathology, radiological physics, patient care, professional standards, human anatomy, and radiation safety principles.
  • Consider medical imaging careers in fields including X-ray, CT, MRI, ultrasound, and more.
  • Develop the passion for compassionate patient care and ethical professional practice that is essential to a radiologic technology career.

Pursue an Entry-Level Radiologic Technology Job

As an El Camino radiologic technology graduate, you’ll be ready to start work in an entry-level medical imaging position. We’ll help you build the scientific knowledge and hands-on skills for any career you choose.

  • Start a career in a wide variety of fields related to radiologic technology and medical imaging in settings such as acute care hospitals, medical clinics, or private offices.
  • Apply your understanding of compassionate patient care and ethical professional practice to be successful in the workplace.
  • Use the academic foundation you have developed in radiologic technology to pursue additional training and advanced degree options.
  • Median salary for an entry-level radiologic technician is over $62,000 and almost $99,000 for MRI technologists.

Build Your Radiologic Technology Network Beyond the Classroom

As an El Camino radiologic technology student, you become part of a professional community. The perspectives and connections you develop here will prove valuable throughout your career.

  • Prepare for eligibility to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technology Registry Exam (ARRT) for an R.T. license.
  • After earning a license and certification, you can apply for employment as a fully licensed and certified diagnostic radiologic technologist.
  • Join a program where graduates regularly maintain a 100% pass rate the first time taking their ARRT licensing exams.
  • Learn from experienced faculty with diverse career backgrounds in a variety of fields.
  • Prepare to join the workforce through hand-on clinical experiences in area medical facilities.

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Radiologic Technology Academic Details

Learn about course requirements and more for the Radiologic Technology AS degree and Radiologic Technology certificate in El Camino’s online catalog.

Radiologic Technology Program Map

Find semester-by-semester plans that chart your path to a Radiologic Technology AS degree and Radiologic Technology certificate on El Camino’s Guided Pathways site.

More Program Info

Meet Radiologic Technology faculty, learn more about the program and required courses, and explore the application process and find out when to apply.

Questions? Contact Us

El Camino College Radiologic Technology Department