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Graduation and Professional Qualifications

Graduation Program Requirements

In addition to the College's graduation requirements, students in the Radiologic Technology program must:

  • Successfully complete the program's clinical and academic curricula within three years of his/her start date.
  • Successfully complete all learning objectives by satisfactory completion of all classroom, laboratory, and clinical courses.
  • Document program clearance by the submission of all required documents and items, i.e., Program Student Handbook, Radiation Dosimeter.
  • Complete a Program Exit Interview.

Graduation Award

Associate Degree

Program graduates are granted an Associate in applied Science (AAS) Degree in Radiologic Technology.

Program Distinctions And Awards

Outstanding Student Radiographer Award

The Outstanding Student Radiographer Award is presented to a graduate in recognition of exemplary conduct and performance. The award's recipient is chosen by a select group of individuals who actively participate in the student's radiologic technology education.

JRCERT Certificate of Excellence

This certificate is awarded by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) in recognition of achieving excellence in the radiologic sciences. The award's recipient is chosen by the program's faculty.

National Certification and State Licensure

Graduation from the program academically qualifies the graduate to apply for national certification and Illinois state licensure in radiography.


The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists administers the national certification examination in radiography. On passing the examination, the graduate is professionally recognized as a Registered Technologist in Radiography [R.T. (R)].


The graduate applies to the Illinois Emergency Management Agency - Division of Nuclear Safety, for state licensing credentials.

Graduation rates will be calculated and posted in 2012, after the first class completes the program.