A PICTURE PERFECT PROFESSION
The Radiologic Technology program at TCL includes general education, science and radiologic technology courses taught in the classroom, on-campus laboratories and multiple clinical locations in Beaufort, Colleton, Hampton, Jasper and Chatham counties.
The Rad-Tech program is 80 credit hours and can be completed in six consecutive semesters.
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Certify Your Skills
Upon completing the program requirements, the student may be qualified to take the national certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist (ARRT). Those who successfully pass the examination are issued certificates, which confer the right to use the title “Registered Technologist” and the abbreviation “R.T. (R) (ARRT)” after their names.
Graduates are eligible to sit for the certification examination given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and must pass to become Registered Technologists. However, the ARRT has a policy of not allowing persons who are convicted of a felony or gross misdemeanor to take the national certifying examination. Because of this policy, there may be an inability of those with such a conviction to work in the profession. For more information regarding this policy, please visit the ARRT webpage: https://www.arrt.org and review the Ethics Review / Pre- Application.
Accreditation & Accolades
The Technical College of the Lowcountry’s Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). www.jrcert.org 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182 Phone: 312-704-5300 | Email: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Class of 2015 holds a 100% pass rate on the national exam.
NEW CAREER IN 2 YEARS
The two-year Rad-Tech program is 80 credit hours over six consecutive semesters.
A CAREER THAT PAYS
South Carolina’s annual mean wage for rad-techs is $52,170.
The job outlook is exceptional for all TCL health sciences graduates. The South Carolina’s annual mean wage for a radiologic technologist is $52,170, according to 2017 reports from U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means your return on investment is high.
Total Program Tuition: 80 credits x $190 per credit = $16,000.
Remember, this is before S.C. Lottery Tuition Assistance and other financial aid, which could drop your costs by more than half. In fact, after financial aid, many TCL students attend for free. See more about paying for TCL.
*Based on Fall 2021 in-state, in-service-area tuition. Your actual cost may differ. Does not include fees, books and other costs. Qualifications vary.
WHAT PEOPLE ARE SAYING
“We combine both classroom and clinical education to offer the best experience for our students.”
Rad Technology Instructor