Minneapolis (March 22, 2018)—Rasmussen College, a regionally accredited private college, today announced its Radiologic Technology Associate’s degree program at its Lake Elmo/Woodbury, Minn. and Land O’ Lakes/East Pasco, Fl. campuses have earned programmatic accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).1, 2 Accreditation signifies the College’s Radiologic Technology program has met or exceeded standards and criteria for educational quality in Radiologic Technology curriculum and prepares students to work successfully in the profession upon graduation.
“Rasmussen College is committed to delivering a high standard of education within its Radiologic Technology program,” said Dr. Christian Wright, Rasmussen College School of Health Sciences department dean. “Accreditation of the Radiologic Technology Associate’s degree program at our Lake Elmo/Woodbury and Land O’ Lakes/East Pasco campuses is a tremendous step for Rasmussen College in its pursuit to provide students with the educational foundation needed to thrive in today’s workforce.”
About the Rasmussen College JRCERT-Accredited Radiologic Technology Program
The Rasmussen College Radiologic Technology Associate’s degree program offers a path to a career as a radiologic technologist. Students develop the skill set needed to be able to utilize standard X-ray, mobile X-ray and fluoroscopic technologies along with patient-care techniques. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, there is 12 percent projected job growth for radiologic technologists by 2026—faster than the average for all other occupations.
The Rasmussen College Radiologic Technology Associate’s degree program provides hands-on learning through on-campus labs, clinical practicum settings and online courses to prepare students to be highly trained medical specialists within the radiology field. The program can be completed in as few as 24 months.3 Upon graduation, Radiologic Technology students are prepared to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exam. Students can then choose to enter the workforce or continue their education by transferring their credits seamlessly into the Rasmussen College Health and Wellness Bachelor’s degree program.
“All of our Radiology Technology courses are taught by experienced faculty members in a hands-on, practical setting,” said Tammy Renner, Rasmussen College Radiology Technology department chair. “Our students gain confidence in robust clinical site experiences, where they are able to apply coursework lessons to in-field learning and practice. With the hands-on experience, our graduates are prepared to take their skills outside of the classroom and are ready to start their career in radiology.”
For more information about the Radiologic Technology Associate’s degree program, please visit: rasmussen.edu/degrees/health-sciences/radiologic-technology/.
1Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission. hlcommission.org | 800-621-7440
2Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
The following Radiologic Technology Associate degree programs at Rasmussen University are accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT): Central Pasco campus in Florida was awarded initial accreditation in 2018 for a period of 3 years; Fort Myers campus in Florida was awarded initial accreditation in 2021 for a period of 3 years; Lake Elmo/Woodbury campus in Minnesota was awarded initial accreditation in 2018 for a period of 3 years; Ocala campus in Florida was awarded initial accreditation in 2020 for a period of 3 years.
Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
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3Completion time is dependent on transfer credits accepted and courses completed each term.
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