Careers for Radiologic Science Majors
Radiographers provide diagnostic services for patients using high-tech medical imaging equipment.
According to the American Medical Association (AMA), today’s Radiographers “exercises independent judgment in the technical performance of medical imaging procedures by adopting variable parameters according to the condition of the patient, and by initiating basic life support as necessary during medical emergencies.”
Opportunities abound for the Radiographer who is properly prepared. Employers today are seeking to hire Radiographers who are trained in several skill sets. Employers are looking for the Radiographer who also knows and understands management techniques, how to implement and maintain quality assurance programs, care for and maintain Radiographic equipment and provide patient education.
From the Program Director
Dear Prospective Student,
Thank you for considering College of St. Joseph’s Radiologic Sciences Program. The information contained on this page is simply a synopsis, and I encourage you to delve further into the Program and invite you to visit the CSJ campus.
Previous graduates of the program director are employed by hospitals, clinical, diagnostic imaging centers, physician offices and more worldwide. The Radiologic Sciences Program offers students dedicated rotations beyond diagnostic imaging to include computed tomography (CT) and magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). By the fall of 2016, the program plans to offer Vermont’s only sonography program.
Radiography is a highly rewarding career with opportunities abound. If you have any questions about the program or requirements for admission, please contact me by email or phone at (802) 773-5900 ext. 3243. I look forward to assisting you to attain your goal of being a medical imaging professional.
Roger F. Weeden, Jr., MS-HSA, RT(R)
Program Director, Radiologic Sciences Program