From broken bones to blocked intestines, Rad Techs see it all. Radiologic Technologists capture images of human anatomy using digital imaging, x-ray film or video, which are then used by radiologists or other medical specialists to identify and diagnose conditions inside the body. OCC offers a two-year associate degree program that is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology and approved by the California Department of Public Health. Graduates are eligible to sit for the California state Certified Radiologic Technologists (C.R.T) exam. If you picture yourself working as a vital part of a health care team, OCC's Radiologic Technology program can help you get there. Read on to learn more.

A sampling of courses for these careers

  • Medical Terminology
  • Radiological Physics and Protection
  • Patient Care
  • Anatomy-Physiology
  • Human Diseases
  • Clinical Lab

Did you know?

Overall employment of radiologic and MRI technologists is projected to grow 13 percent from 2016 to 2026, faster
than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

Program Details

Complete our associate-degree program, and you'll be well-prepared to enter a career in radiologic technology.

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Advanced Clinical Practice

Recognize advanced training in one of several advanced areas of medical imaging and apply for and sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification examinations in either Computed Tomography (CT) and Mammography (M).

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Imaging Assistant

Have the knowledge, skills and dispositions required for employment as an entry level Imaging Assistant in a healthcare setting.

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Radiologic Technology

Prepare for a career as a radiologic technologist, capturing images of human anatomy using digital, x-ray film, or video for diagnostic use by a radiologist or other medical specialist. After completing this program, you will be eligible for the American Registry of Radiologist Technologists certification exam and for the state Certified Radiologic Technologist exam. In order to practice in California, you also must apply for certification by the Department of Health Services in Sacramento. Or take your education further and enroll in a related bachelor's degree program at California State University, Northridge. 

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