January 2021 Admission
Applications for January 2021 will be available from July 1, 2020 through September 30, 2020, 7:30 p.m. Applications received after 7:30 p.m. on September 30, 2020 will not be considered.
Radiologic technologist in the US are projected to increase by 9% by 2024, the field of radiologic technology is expected to grow faster than average. The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts more than 20,700 new jobs over the next seven years.There is an immediate and sustainable demand for educated radiologic technologist in clinics, physicians’ offices, and hospitals.
Job seekers can stand out in this growing field of qualified professionals by getting hands on experience before entering the field by earning a two year A.S degree in Radiography. Those with knowledge of more than one diagnostic imaging procedure—such as CT, MRI and mammography—will have the best employment opportunities.
Job Potential Earnings
According to the Florida Department of Economic Opportunity, Labor Market Statistics, the hourly wage for radiologic technologists and technicians in our area start around $19.60 and average $26 per hour.
- A physical examination certifying satisfactory health is required
- Clinical agencies require the student to submit a negative criminal background check and drug screening
- Twenty students are admitted annually into this limited access program
- Students will attend the FSRT (Florida Society of Radiologic Technologists) annual conference in Orlando Florida.
- Students attend classes Monday through Friday from 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
- Upon successful completion of this program, the graduate receives an Associate in Science in Radiography degree and is eligible to apply for a State General Radiographer’s License and sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) National Credentialing examination. The cost of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) National Credentialing examination is $200. The graduate will also be eligible to apply for a state license issued by the Department of Health, Bureau of Radiation Control. The cost is $50 payable to the Florida Department of Health, Bureau of Radiation Control.