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- AAS Radiologic Technology
- BS Radiological Sciences
- AS Diagnostic Medical Sonography
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Globally Renowned Purdue to Acquire Kaplan University
Purdue University, one of the nation's most respected universities, will acquire Kaplan University and create a new, nonprofit, public institution within the Purdue system. Pending regulatory approvals, this exciting transition is expected to take place later this year. This change will be seamless—during the transition, you will still be able to enroll at Kaplan University, earn a high-quality education, and meet your educational and career goals.
- Health Information Management
CTU can help you connect to what matters most: a powerful professional network, faculty who are real-world professionals and innovative technology. And now several CTU degree programs are ranked by U.S. News Best Online Programs for 2015. Are you in?
- Bachelor of Science in Healthcare Management - Health Informatics
- Master of Science in Healthcare Informatics
Logan is a non-profit university founded in 1935. Logan University has remained grounded in chiropractic education, while continuously enriching academic options with degree offerings in health sciences since 2012.
- Master of Science - Health Informatics
- Surgical Technology - Associate of Applied Science
With over 80 years of academic achievements, Jacksonville University is a traditional, longstanding institution consistently ranked by U.S. News & World Report as one of America's best colleges.
- MS Health Informatics
Some interesting facts about radiology schools in North Carolina
- North Carolina has one of the highest number of learning institutions offering radiology related courses
- There are 2 institutions offering radiology bachelor degree programs, 23 offering associate degree programs in radiology and 4 offering certificate programs on the same
- There are 24 universities and colleges offering general degree programs in radiography science
- The average radiology student population is approximately 15,000
- The annual tuition range for career schools and community colleges in North Carolina lies in-between $6,200 and $17,000
- The average annual tuition range for universities and colleges within the state lies in-between $3,000 and $30,000
How to become a radiology technician in North Carolina
The first step in becoming a radiology technician in the state is to graduate from any of the accredited learning institutions in the state. This will mean sitting for the MCAT (Medical College Admission Test) and getting admission into any of the learning institutions. Depending on the course you decide to take, you will spend in-between 2 to 4 years in the institution. Residency is also quite necessary in order to increase your chances of getting a stable job within the state. Residency should be done in any of the acknowledged learning hospitals around and should take about a year. This means you will have to attend school for a period of 5 to 6 years at most. Once you are done, the next step is to sit for the ARRT test after which you will get your practicing license.
Career opportunities for radiology technicians in North Carolina
There are approximately 6,700 job opportunities available for radiologists in the state. However, this number is expected to grow immensely by the year 2020 with the estimated job growth rate by then being 20.9%. Some of the areas in which you can look for working opportunities include the major state hospitals, university medical centers such as the Duke University Medical Center, imagine centers, clinics and physician offices. All these areas are open for employment to new radiology graduates so long as you qualify.