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Computed Tomography Certificate

This program prepares students in the use of x-ray energy and computer processing techniques to demonstrate sectional anatomic images for interpretation for diagnosis and treatment.

Southern Union State Community College offers a two semester certificate program. This program is for credentialed radiologic technologists or ARRT registry eligible radiologic technologists. Upon completion of the program an individual will be registry eligible in computed tomography. Didactic courses will be taught on campus with various clinical sites being used across the state.

Type of Program: On-Line/Clinical Varies
Type of Degree: Certificate
Employment Opportunities: Hospitals, Private Diagnostic Offices

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Course No. Course Name Theory Lab Clinic Credit
Semester 1 - Fall  
RAD 250* Advanced Patient Care 3 0 0 3
RAD 251 Cross Sectional Anatomy 3 0 0 3
RAD 263 CT Imaging Procedures 5 0 0 5
Semester 2 - Spring    
RAD 264 Physics – Instrumentation & Imaging 5 0 0 5
RAD 265 CT Clinical Education 0 0 12 4
RAD 266 Pathology Correlation in CT/MR 4 0 0 4
Total Credit Hours         24


*Students who enroll in an online course for the first time at Southern Union State Community College must also concurrently enroll in ORI 111 Online Learning Basics (1 credit hour).