Radiographers are essential members of the health care team, serving as experts in the performance of examinations requiring the use of x-rays
and skilled in the use of highly complex machinery. They obtain
radiographic images of the human body for diagnostic interpretation by a
physician (radiologist), choosing the most appropriate factors to limit patient
radiation dose, while maintaining the quality of the images. Potential areas of work include conventional radiography, fluoroscopy, vascular imaging,
computed tomography and magnetic resonance imaging, mammography and quality
Radiography student, Tarek, practicing on positioning phantoms in the x-ray laboratory
professional program is six semesters in length, including the summer semester
between the third and fourth year. Students will complete an integrated
didactic and clinical curriculum. There is no provision for part-time or
the pre-professional years, students complete prerequisite and general
education courses. A minimum total of 120 semester hours are required for
graduation. Satisfactory completion leads to the bachelor's of science in radiologic sciences and therapy.
are eligible to apply to sit for the national certification examination in
radiography from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
State University radiography program is accredited by the North Central
Association of Colleges and Schools, and the Ohio Department of Health.
For students applying for admission into the Radiography program for Autumn 2014 click here.