Radiologic Technology

Contact: Dr. Gary Lauer, (208) 732-6719

Occupational Description: Registered Technologists (RTs) in Radiography (R) produce diagnostic quality radiographs of parts of the human body for use by physicians in diagnosing their patient’s health care problem. RTs follow physician orders precisely using a variety of imaging equipment and they conform to regulations concerning the use of radiation in the protection of their patients, themselves, and coworkers.

Career Objective: The CSI Radiologic Technology Program in Radiography is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182; 312-704-5300; This is an intensive five semester (22 months) program that prepares graduates to pass the national certification examination in radiography conducted by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Upon passing this exam, graduates become eligible for entry level employment in diagnostic imaging departments of hospitals and clinics as Registered Technologists in Radiography.

Additional information and current application requirements (including deadlines) can be found at:

To promote success on the certification/licensure examination(s), all Required Courses must be passed with a grade of C or better.

Gainful Employment data for this program may be found on the department web page:

The goals of the Radiologic Technology Program in Radiography are:

  1. Measuring program effectiveness on an ongoing basis.
  2. Producing clinically competent students.
  3. Producing students with problem solving and critical thinking skills.
  4. Producing students who can effectively communicate and interact with patients and staff.

Program Application Required: Yes

Sample Career Opportunities: Radiologic Technologists