Radiography

 

Develop a dynamic career in medical imaging with a comprehensive associate degree in radiography that includes specialized courses and hands-on clinical practice.

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What is Radiography?

The Radiography Program at Jefferson is a full-time 21 month Associate Degree program which combines academic and laboratory courses with high technology clinical instruction. A new class is accepted in late spring for the upcoming fall semester. A student will receive his/her clinical education in numerous hospitals located in the Louisville metropolitan region.

After completing the competency based education curriculum, a qualified student is eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) certification examination. A prospective radiography student is advised that the ARRT examination board may not accept a student's application if he/she has been convicted of a felony.

average base pay
Based on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
$46,486
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low: $28k med: $46k high: $83k

What are my career options?

A few examples of workplaces in your local area:

  • Hospitals
  • Outpatient clinics
  • Forensic laboratories
  • Medical research laboratories
  • Industry
  • Pharmaceutical laboratories
  • Lab equipment sales and services
  • Colleges and universities.
Radiography Career Median Annual
SalaryBased on research conducted by the Kentucky Center for Education and Workforce Statistics (KCEWS) in 2016 for the state of Kentucky.
Advanced Imaging in Radiography $50,399
Radiography $46,486

What are my degree, diploma, or certificate options?

ARRT Certification

  • After completing the competency based education curriculum, a qualified student is eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT) certification examination.
  • A prospective radiography student is advised that the ARRT examination board may not accept a student's application if there has been a conviction of a felony.
  • Students who have been convicted of, or plead guilty to, or plead no lo contendere to a crime, may request a pre-application review of the violation in order to obtain a ruling on the impact of their eligibility for examination.
  • A special pre-application review form may be requested from the ARRT office.

Accreditation / Program Success

This program is accredited through October 2027.

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRC)
20 N. Wacker Drive , Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: 312.704.5300

Documents for the Radiography Program

Program Location:

The Radiography program is located on the Downtown Campus, in the Chestnut Hall. Students may choose to take all prerequisite and general education coursework at any Jefferson campus location.

Gainful Employment Disclosure Information

This information is provided in compliance with the Federal Gainful Employment regulations. As a public non-profit education institution, we are required to report the following information for certificate and diploma programs that meet gainful employment definitions (beginning July 1, 2011).

This information should not be considered a substitute for the KCTCS Catalog. You should always choose classes in cooperation with your faculty advisor to ensure that you meet all degree requirements.

Jefferson Community and Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, age, religion, marital status, gender, sexual orientation, or mental or physical disability.

Program Contact

James Adams
Academic Program Coordinator
502.213.2322
james.adams@kctcs.edu

Don Pack
Clinical Coordinator
502.213.2313
don.pack@kctcs.edu