Health Science

Medical ImagingRadiologic Technology - Associate in Applied Science

The A.A.S. in Radiologic Technology degree prepares students to assist the radiologist in performing examinations of the body to rule out, or confirm and identify, fractures or diseases. Radiologic Technologists are educated in the precise use of highly technical radiographic equipment and ionizing radiation to perform radiographic procedures. Students will learn to operate equipment and accessories under direct supervision of Board-Certified Radiologists and Technologists. The program is committed to instilling in all students critical-thinking skills, development of interpersonal skills, and a commitment to lifelong learning; see the program mission statement.

The Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Join Review Committee on Education in Radiology Technology (www.jrcert.org).  The next review date is 2014.

Contact information for JRCERT:
20 N. Wacker Drive, STe2850
Chicago, Il 60606-3182
Phone: 312-704-5300 | FAX: 312-704-5304 | Web: http://www.jrcert.org | e-mail: mail@jrcert.org

For more information about Health Science Admissions:

visit: www.hgtc.edu/healthscience

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Career Outlook

Radiologic Technologists find employment in the following settings:

  • Hospitals
  • Clinics
  • Medical laboratories
  • Nursing homes
  • Private industry
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.

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