Computed Tomography Program
100% of the students graduating in 2015 secured employment in Radiologic Sciences within one year of program completion. Congratulations to the Class of 2015!
The course of study in Radiologic Technology offered at Mt. SAC and its affiliated hospitals is designed to train students in the diagnostic uses of x-ray as well as the technical skills to use x-ray equipment in both the laboratory and clinical settings. Students learn to operate x-ray equipment, assist physicians in the diagnosis of disease, and to apply proper medical ethics. Students will also learn the nature of radiation, the principles of radiation protection, the structure of x-ray machines, and the operation of a clinical x-ray department.
Students who complete a total of four (4) regular semesters, two (2) winter, and three (3) summer intersessions of preparation at the College and its affiliated hospitals are eligible to apply for the registry examination through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, and the California Certification of Radiologic Technology with the Department of Public Health.
The program is accredited by:
The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
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The program adheres to standards established by the JRCERT. Individuals interested in reviewing those standards and program compliance can visit: www.jrcert.org
Clinical experience in the radiology department of affiliated hospitals under the supervision of a licensed radiologic technologist. Emphasis on upper and lower limbs, shoulder girdle, pelvis, chest, and abdomen. Health physical, background check, drug test, and CPR certification is required. Intended for students enrolled in Radiologic Technology Program. Designed to meet The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) accreditation standards.
The Computed Tomography (CT) program at Mt. SAC is a two semester certificate program open to Technologists who possess a valid California Certified Radiologic Technologist (CRT) license and are certified and registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in one of the following supporting disciplines: Radiologic Technology, Nuclear Medicine Technology Certification Board (or NMTCB), or Radiation Therapy.
The Mammography certificate program at Mt. SAC is a two semester certificate program available to current Mt. SAC Radiologic Technology (RT) program students. The program provides a complete educational experience for those RT students who wish to expand their skills into the study in the theory and practice of mammography.