Radiologic Technology (X-ray)
Associate of Applied Science
Radiologic Technology is a general education and clinical training program designed to prepare students for entry-level Radiography. General education and radiography courses are taught on campus with clinical instruction and experience provided in local and out of town affiliated radiology centers. Competency-based instruction is provided so that skills and proficiency are attained. After successful completion of the coursework and clinical instruction, the student is awarded the degree of Radiologic Technology- Associate of Applied Science.
Mission Statement: The purpose of the program is to provide the health care community with graduates who are competent, employable entry-level radiographers, compassionate care givers and dynamic members of the total health care team. Meridian Community College Radiologic Technology graduates are to value and integrate learning as a life long process.
Progression: In order to progress in this program, students must achieve a grade of “C” or better in all RGT courses and take all RGT coursework sequentially. In addition, students must establish semester clinical proficiency and attain an overall cumulative grade point average (CGPA) of 2.00 (“C” average) or better.
Historical Data: The Meridian School of Radiologic Technology began as a hospital based program in 1967 as a certificate program. The program became college based in 1977 following a state curriculum. Today’s Rad Tech Program graduates are awarded an Associates of Applied Science Degree (AAS) upon program completion along with eligibility to apply for the national certifying exam.
Admission requirements, curriculum, and other program information subject to change. See your program advisor/counselor for additional information.
The program is nationally accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.