Department Chair

Office
Health Technologies Center, Room 169-G, 2201 Hull Rd., Fayetteville, NC 28303
Phone Number
Office Hours Mon-Fri
8:00AM to 5:00PM
Email
Anita McKnight

Radiography Program Goals

  • Students will be clinically competent
  • Students will communicate effectively
  • Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills
  • Students will demonstrate professionalism

Accreditation

The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and is operated in compliance with their standards for accredited radiography programs.
JRCERT
20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Telephone: 312.704.5300 | Fax: 312.704.5304 | Email: mail@jrcert.org

Advisee Handbook

Advisee Handbook

Radiography Advisee Information Session

2018-2019 Dates

Competitive Admissions

A student must complete all pre-requisites and gain competitive points in order to apply for approval to the Radiography program.
Once approved for a Health program, students will be provided with information regarding books, uniforms, supplies and equipment, and any additional program requirements.

Competitive Points

As part of the competitive admissions process, each student is evaluated based on a point system. The Competitive Points Worksheet outlines the additional 15 departmental points a prospective student can earn.

Estimated Program Costs

Please note that all costs are estimates and subject to change. Tuition is established by the State Board of Community Colleges and North Carolina General Assembly and is subject to change without notice.

Program Effectiveness Data

Class of: 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017
Program Completion Rate 64% 69% 70% 69%  77% 
5-year average: 70%
Students at beginning 25 26 27 26 26
Students graduating 16 18 19 18 20
Credentialing Exam Pass Rate – 100% 100% 95% 100% 100%
Registry 1st attempt 16 18 18 17 20
Percent passing on 1st attempt 100% 100% 95% 100%  100%
5-year average:
99%
16 of 16 students passed on 1st attempt 18 of 18 students passed on 1st attempt 18 of 19 students passed on 1st attempt 17 of 17 students passed on 1st attempt 20 of 20 students passed on 1st attempt
Annual Job Placement Rate 88% 100% 100% 100% 100%
Five Year Average Job Placement Rate- 75% 80% 85 92% 98%
Number of graduates seeking employment 14 12 12 16 10
Not seeking employment 0 1 1 1 1
Continuing Education 2 5 5 1 9
Working 14 12 13 16 10
Not located 0 0 1 0 0

JRCERT Information

For more information regarding program effectiveness data visit the JRCERT website.

The 2013-2017 Annual Job Placement rate is calculated using the 12-month post-graduation data for employment.
The job placement rate is defined as the number of graduates employed in radiologic sciences compared to the number of graduates actively seeking employment in the radiologic sciences.

The JRCERT has defined not actively seeking employment as: 1) graduate fails to communicate with program officials regarding employment status after multiple attempts, 2) graduate is unwilling to seek employment that requires relocation, 3) graduate is unwilling to accept employment due to salary or hours, 4) graduate is on active military duty, and/or 5) graduate is continuing education.

What to Expect:

Course Work

The mission of the Radiography Program is to provide an allied health curriculum that is supportive in achieving individual student goals as well as professional patient-centered care within the community. To improve the educational base of radiologic science, the curriculum supports the development of professional ethics, communication, problem-solving, and critical thinking skills. The curriculum awards an associate degree.
Course work includes clinical rotations to area health care facilities, radiographic exposure, image processing, radiographic procedures, physics, pathology, patient care and management, radiation protection, quality assurance, anatomy and physiology, and radiobiology.
Radiography students may attend class and/or clinical during both day and evening hours each semester.

Career Paths

Graduates may be eligible to apply to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’ national examination for certification and registration as medical radiographers. Graduates may be employed in hospitals, clinics, physicians offices, medical laboratories, governmental agencies, and industry.

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At FTCC you can earn a degree in Radiography. Contact an Admissions Counselor for assistance or Apply Now!

Associate Degree

Radiography (A45700)

Program Length: 5 Semesters
Prerequisite: 2 Units of Algebra, 1 Unit of Biology, and 1 Unit of Chemistry
Award: Associate in Applied Science

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