Twin Cities Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Radiologic Technology
Argosy University, Twin Cities in Eagan, Minnesota, offers an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Radiologic Technology degree program. The mission of the program is to provide the medical community with entry-level radiologic technologists competent to perform diagnostic medical radiography. Consistent with the institutional mission, the program is committed to the student’s educational and professional growth. The program integrates both general and technical education to ensure that graduates can meet the multiple demands of rapidly changing technology in medical practice.
The program includes 72 credit hours of study. In addition to the program-specific courses, students are required to complete 21 credit hours in General Education to fulfill the requirements of an AAS degree.
Full-time students following the recommended curriculum outline can complete the program in 24 months. The maximum allowable timeframe to complete this program based upon full-time status is 36 months.
Program Learning Goals and Outcomes
• Program Goal One: All students will demonstrate effective interpersonal effectiveness.
• Program Outcome 1.1: Students will demonstrate oral communication skills.
• Program Outcome 1.2: Students will communicate effectively with patients.
• Program Goal Two: Students will apply critical thinking skills.
• Program Outcome 2.1: Students will adapt positioning for trauma patients
• Program Outcome 2.2: Students will identify and critique images.
• Program Goal Three: Students will perform competently clinically.
• Program Outcome 3.1: Students will adapt positioning for trauma patients.
• Program Outcome 3.2: Students will demonstrate accurate positioning skills.
• Program Outcome 3.3: Students will utilize appropriate radiation protection.
• Program Goal Four: Students will evaluate the importance of professional development.
• Program Outcome 4.1: Students will practice ethical behavior.
• Program Outcome 4.2: Students will appreciate the value of professional organizations.
• Program Outcome 4.3: Students will exhibit professional behaviors.
Program Goal: Provide qualified entry level graduates to the profession.
• Graduates pass the ARRT certification exam.
• Students complete the program within a 24 month time frame.
• Employers indicate satisfaction with AUTC graduates performance.
• Graduates find an entry level job position within 6 months.
• Graduates express satisfaction with their educational experience.
Program outcomes will appear in the 2011-2012 Academic Catalog.
Launch your career potential by enrolling in the AAS in Radiologic Technology degree program. You can learn more about specific financial aid programs (available to those who qualify) on our Financial Aid & Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.