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Twin Cities Associate of Applied Science (AAS) Degree in Radiologic Technology

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Radiologic Technology AAS Degree | Argosy University, Twin Cities See how our Twin Cities Radiologic Technology Associate of Applied Science Degree Program can help students to effectively perform diagnostic medical radiography. https://www.argosy.edu/locations/twin-cities/health-sciences-1/associate-of-applied-science-in-radiologic-technology

Program Information

The Associate of Applied Science (AAS) degree program in Radiologic Technology can prepare students with the education and entry-level skills required to become Radiologic Technologists. The program integrates technical and general education to ensure that graduates can meet the demands of a rapidly evolving medical technology. It also focuses on helping students develop interpersonal skills that are vital to professional achievement.

Students graduate with an Associate of Applied Science (AAS) in Radiologic Technology and are eligible to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technology exam and become a registered Radiologic Technologist.

The first step toward launching your career in Radiologic Technology is to apply today. You can learn more about financial aid options, available to those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

About the Radiologic Technology AAS Degree at Argosy University, Twin Cities

The 24-month degree program features 72 credit hours of study, which includes 21 credit hours of required General Education courses. The first four terms are structured to accommodate work/life balance, and the final two terms are dedicated to clinical training and board exam preparation. Full-time students must complete the program within 36 months.

The program allows for the gradual accumulation of skills while preparing students for direct patient care. In clinical training, students can learn to perform a wide variety of radiologic exams. Our program operates a live lab with imaging phantoms to facilitate safe, hands-on learning (without patient exposure) prior to clinical training. The Radiologic Technology degree can currently be combined with a focus on mammography for a dual certification. Argosy University offers mammography training during primary certification preparation.

What knowledge and skills can I gain from completing the Twin Cities Radiologic Technology Program?

Students can learn how to utilize appropriate radiation protection, how to demonstrate accurate radiology positioning skills, and how to adapt that positioning for trauma patients. Students can learn to identify and critique images, as well as how to perform competently and professionally in a clinical setting. The program helps students develop critical thinking skills and learn to communicate effectively with patients. Students also have the opportunity to gain valuable experience volunteering with the Minnesota Department of Health’s Sage Scopes Cancer Prevention Program.

What career opportunities are there for graduates of the Radiologic Technology Program?

Program graduates are employed as radiologic technologists, clinical x-ray technologists, orthopedic imaging technologists, and mammography technologists at hospitals, imaging centers and medical groups throughout the United States.

How to Apply

The first step toward launching your career in Radiologic Technology is to apply today. You can learn more about financial aid options, available to those who qualify, by visiting our Financial Aid and Scholarships pages, or by contacting us to request more information.

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