A Radiologic Technologist is an allied health professional who is qualified to use x-rays to produce diagnostic images of the human body. As a student, you will learn how to perform: diagnostic x-ray procedures such as chest, skeletal survey, abdomen Computerized Axial Tomography (CT or CAT scan) Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI). You will also: administer contrast media to visualize the gastrointestinal tract, genitourinary system and vascular system, and assist the radiologist during specialized procedures such as myelography, angiography and other interventional exams.
Program Mission Statement
The Radiologic Technology Program prepares students to enter the imaging sciences as an educated and skilled radiographer. The program, founded on close alliances with the professional community and the use of educational technology, creates a learning environment that prepares radiographers who:
- Strive for continued development as a professional
- Commit to clinical excellence
Earn a degree
Graduates of the Radiologic Technology Program are prepared to meet the state education requirements for a Radiologic Technology license in the state of Connecticut.
The NVCC Radiologic Technology Program, has not determined if the associate degree Radiologic Technology Program meets the state education requirements in any other state, any U.S. Territory, or the District of Columbia. Applicants should investigate licensure requirements prior to accepting an offer of admission to any CT Radiologic Technology program.
The licensure boards in each state are responsible for establishing the requirements for licensure/certification for their state. Students who intend to seek licensure in any state other than Connecticut need to consult with the state professional licensing board. The state professional licensing boards make the decision on whether an individual is eligible for licensure based on the rules and regulations in place at the time the individual submits their application for licensure.
For more information on State Licensure for Radiologic Technologist can be found at this link: