Health Science

Limited General Radiologic Technology - Certificate

Medical Imaging

The Limited General Radiologic Technology certificate program prepares students for the SC certification exam and an entry-level position as a professional limited general radiographer.  This program is limited in the number of students that can be accepted each year. Acceptance to the program is based on a first qualified, first accepted basis. Students who are accepted in this program must begin in the spring semester.

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Career Outlook

Most graduates acquire jobs in doctors’ offices and clinics.    

For more information about careers, visit  O*Net Online for an overview of South Carolina and National earnings statistics, and Horry Georgetown Technical College’s  Career Resource Center for more employment, career, and professional development  resources.

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Employers of HGTC Alumni Include: 

  • Grand Strand Regional Medical Center
  • Waccamaw Community Hospital
  • Georgetown Hospital System
  • Conway Medical Center
  • McLeod Regional Medical Center
  • Loris Community Hospital
  • Carolinas Hospital System – Marion
  • Brunswick Community Hospital

Specific Admission Requirements for Program

  • Criminal Background Check
  • Urine Drug Screening 
  • Submit a Health Sciences Division Student Health Record Form indicating the candidate has the ability to perform the physical tasks required in the program 
  • Proof of CPR certification  
  • Students must have reliable transportation for rotations to different clinical sites in Horry and Georgetown counties

Course Sequence and Progression Requirements

Must maintain a 2.5 GPA for progression and graduation.  Students must pass a criminal background check and urine drug screening 30 days prior to starting clinical each semester.

Curriculum Sequence

First Semester - Spring    
RDT 101 Introduction to Radiography 3
RDT 102 Patient Care Practices 1
RDT 103 Radiographic Exposure 2
RDT 104 General Positioning I 3
RDT 150 Clinical Practicum 5
Second Semester - Summer    
RDT 105 Radiographic Exposure II 2
RDT 106 General Positioning II 3
RDT 151 Clinical Practicum II 6
Third Semester - Fall    
RDT 108 Radiographic Exposure III 2
RDT 109 General Positioning III 2
RDT 110 Selected Topics 3
RDT 152 Clinical Practicum III 5