Student Catalog 2017-2018

Computed Tomography Specialist Certificate (CT91)

The Computed Tomography (CT) certificate program provides educational opportunities to the post-graduate registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist and registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist in good standing. It provides students with the knowledge needed to perform CT exams, and to sit for the Post-Primary Computed Tomography Certification Examination. The academic component is designed to meet competency requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam in Computed Tomography, as well as providing for continuing educational requirements.

NOTE: Additional admissions requirements apply to this program and must be completed by the June 1 application deadline. Seats are limited and students will be admitted on a space-available basis, in the order that they complete both the regular college application process and the following additional requirements.

  • Applicant must be certified in radiography, nuclear medicine, or radiation therapy by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). A copy of the front and back of the ARRT certification card must be submitted. Applicants who are recent graduates of an accredited radiologic technology program may request a waiver of this requirement but must submit a copy of their ARRT certification card prior to start of the program.
  • Applicant must hold a current CPR Certification by the American Heart Association for Healthcare Providers. This certificate must remain current through the duration of the program. A copy of the front and back of the certification must be submitted with the Admissions Application. Online CPR certification or recertification will not be accepted.

Career Opportunities

Upon ARRT certification, graduates may find employment as computed tomography specialists in healthcare facilities.

Credit Required for Completion: Minimum of 21 credit hours

Curriculum

Occupational Courses

RADT 2201Introduction to Computed Tomography

2

RADT 2210Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation

5

RADT 2220Computed Tomography Procedures I

3

RADT 2230Computed Tomography Procedures II

3

RADT 2250Computed Tomography Clinical I

4

RADT 2265Computed Tomography Clinical II

4