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Radiology Schools in Alabama

The state of Alabama needs more skilled radiology professionals to fill the jobs that are becoming available each year. If you're interested in a specific job under the overall field of radiology find more information for each below:

Attending radiology schools in Alabama can be a great first step in your career in radiology. New students can take a look at what the different radiology jobs in Alabama are paying on average, the job outlook, and get instructions and resources for becoming licensed in the state of Alabama.

Alabama Schools with Radiology Programs

  • Gadsden State Community College (Gadsden)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Dothan (Dothan)
  • George C Wallace State Community College-Hanceville (Hanceville)
  • H Councill Trenholm State Community College (Montgomery)
  • Jefferson State Community College (Birmingham)
  • Southern Union State Community College (Wadley)
  • University of South Alabama (Mobile)

How To Become a Radiology Technician in Alabama

Like many health care jobs, becoming a radiologic technologist requires some postsecondary education, as well as a state license. Here are some basic steps to follow to become a radiologic technologist in Alabama:

  1. Earn a high school diploma. This is typically the first step for most health care related jobs. The Bureau of Labor Statistics recommends that students take classes in math and science, such as anatomy, biology, chemistry, physiology, and physics.
  2. Earn an associate degree. The Associate of Applied Science degree is common among radiologic technologists, and it’s important to make sure your program has been accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
  3. Get licensed or certified in the state of Alabama. Search your state website for more details on requirements, or check out the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to find out how to earn certification. 

Any individual who will be operating x-ray equipment needs to be licensed through the state of Alabama's Radiation Control Program. The Bureau of Radiation Control issues id cards to those who have met their licensing requirements. You will first need to get formal education and training from a radiology school and be able to document practice using radiology equipment. Once you receive your id card to operate radiology equipment in the Alabama, it will be good for five years. After the five year period has elapsed, you will need to retest in order to get your license renewed. Use the links below to get more detailed information.

Radiology Salary in Alabama

There is a range of salaries for jobs that fall under the radiology category. The following chart will get you acquainted with the average salaries of radiology jobs in Alabama:

CareerTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Wage
Nuclear Medicine Technologists33060900
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists51059850
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians65045350
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers101054470
Radiologic Technologists329046970
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Keep in mind that each of these jobs may have a different type of education requirement, or may be part of a hierarchy. For example, MRI technicians typically start out as radiologic technicians, and work their way up from there.

Additional Resources for Alabama Radiology Techs


Sources:

  1. U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/, accessed July 29, 2016
  2. College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/, accessed July 29, 2016
  3. The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, https://www.arrt.org/, accessed July 29, 2016

Radiology Programs in Alabama:

This list also includes online schools that accept students from Alabama.
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