How To Become A Radiologic Technologist
How can I become a Radiologic Technologist
There are tons of opportunities within the field of radiology, but most people don’t take the time to learn about them or how to become a radiologic technologist. For instance, most people have no clue that it only takes 2 years of college and a high school diploma/GED to become one. There are a couple of different situations though, in which you can make the jump to this profession. Some of you are going to be coming straight out of college, and some of you are going to be coming from another medical career; here we will outline both ways on how to become A Radiology Technician.
I am thinking about becoming a Radiologic Technologist or Radiologist
If you are already working as a Limited Scope X-Ray Technician or if you are currently working in a medical imaging center as an assistant or in an administrative role, you may want to take the next step and become a certified Radiologic Technologist or RT. People looking for professional certification do so for many reasons including better compensation, expanded job roles, or simply to open up greater possibilities in your medical imaging career. If you fall into this category, you will still need to complete the necessary formal education such as a or an eligible certificate program that the ARRT recognizes in order to be eligible to take the ARRT exam and become certified and registered as an RT. You will; however, have the benefit of job experience and knowledge that you can apply to your studies, which will make the process much less challenging.