Radiography & Medical Imaging

Degree Awarded:
Associate of Science degree in Radiography

Length of Program:
6 semesters (24 months)

Application Deadlines:
Nov. 15, Feb. 1
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Degree Overview

In the Clarkson College Associate of Science degree in Radiography program, you will discover the art of using high-tech imaging equipment vital to the diagnosis and treatment of patients. Our expert faculty and well-structured academic curriculum will prepare you to be a competent and compassionate certified radiographer.

The first year in the Radiography program encompasses an integrated plan of classroom-based radiology courses and closely supervised labs. Early on in the Radiography program, you will also utilize our on-campus high-fidelity labs to familiarize yourself with the various computerized equipment and to conduct simulated exercises with classmates.

During your second year in the Radiography program, you will complete a minimum of two clinical rotations for hands-on experience in real-world health care settings.  These rotations reinforce the foundations of knowledge learned from your classroom and lab experiences.

Upon graduating with your Radiography degree, you will be able to sit for the national certification examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). After successful completion of this examination, you will be a certified radiologic technologist, R.T.(R).

Clarkson College students enhance their Radiography degree with a Bachelor’s degree in Medical Imaging to further increase their radiography career opportunities and salary earning potential in the field. Many students elect to pursue both degrees simultaneously.



Fully accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850 Chicago, IL 60606-3182
PH 312.704.5300

Accreditation Type Date Granted Length of Accreditation
Continuing 2/20/2018 8 Years
Continuing 2/20/2009 8 Years

How we prepare
the best

  • Dual degree option allows you to earn an Associate’s degree in Radiography and Bachelor’s degree in Medical Imaging in as few as three years.
  • Clinical experiences available at more than 25 sites.
  • Classroom- and clinical-based learning provides a strong foundation and experiences for the workforce.
  • 93% first-time board pass rate in 2018-19.
  • 90% employment rate in 2018-19.
  • Curriculum educates you in the use of high-tech imaging equipment vital to the diagnosis and treatment of patients.

Curriculum plan of required courses for Radiography

The following Associate of Science in Radiography curriculum plan is provided to guide students in preparing their degree plan. Students should seek the advice of their advisor to customize their degree plan. The following degree plan is based on students entering into the program directly from high school.

Total Semester Hours - 73

Tuition and Fees

Estimated rates for the 2022-23 academic year. Rates are subject to change. Find out more information about costs, tuition, and fees.


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Undergraduate Tuition

Cost per Credit Hour

Cost per Semester
$8,202 - Full-time (12 hrs)
$4,101 - Part-time (6 hrs)

Undergraduate Tuition$671 / credit-hour
Fees - Included in cost per semester
Enrollment Fee for first time students $150/ each
Degree Specific Fees - Not included in cost per semester
Interprofessional education – IPE Course Fee IPE 301 $140/ student
IDI Cultural Assessment Fee $40/ student
Lab Fee - General Education $40/ class
Lab Fee (BSN, RT, PTA) $30/ class
RT: NSRT Dues (RT RAD 104, RAD 265) $20/ each
RT: Markers (RT 140) $22/ each
RT: Trajecsystem (RT 265, clinical tracking) $100/ each
RT: RadReview Easy (RT 110L) $55/ student
RT: Rad Tech Boot Camp (RT 262) $180/ student
RT: One (1) Scrub set Top & Bottom and Lab Jacket (RT 105L) $100/ student
RT 265 Clinical Uniforms $150/ student
RT 285 AART Certification $220/ student

Career Overview

Median Salary

$50,000, 2019

Job Outlook

Overall employment of radiologic and MRI technologists is projected to grow 9 percent from 2018 to 2028, faster than the average for all occupations.
Source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 2019

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