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Radiology Schools in Minnesota

Radiology Schools in Minnesota

Are you looking for radiology schools in Minnesota? The Land of 10,000 Lakes offers a variety of radiography training opportunities to explore, ranging from nuclear medicine to diagnostic medical sonography. Refer to the school listings below to request more information about training courses and degree programs. You can also ask about the availability of job placement assistance and financial aid options for those who qualify.

Minnesota State Radiography Salaries

The following salary information from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS.gov, 2012) may help suggest career options for graduates of radiology schools in Minnesota. Wages can vary depending on factors such as experience, education and location.

Radiography Careers in Minnesota

Annual Mean Wage in Minnesota (2011)

Radiologic Technologists

$58,720

Diagnostic Medical Sonographers

$69,960

Nuclear Medicine Technologists

$74,000

Radiation Therapists

$69,190

Physicians and Surgeons (Radiologists)

$228,590

Radiography Employment Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics projects growth of up to 28 percent in employment opportunities for radiologic technologists nationally, from 2010 to 2020 (BLS.gov, 2012). The employment opportunities for diagnostic medical sonographers are expected to increase by up to 44 percent, nationally, during the same period (BLS.gov, 2012). For nuclear medicine technologists, national employment growth of up to 19 percent is forecast for the 2010 to 2020 period (BLS.gov, 2012). Radiologists are medical doctors and included in the BLS category of physicians and surgeons, which are projected to see national employment growth of up to 24 percent, from 2010 to 2020 (BLS.gov, 2012).

How to Become a Radiological Technologist in Minnesota

To be employed as a radiological technologist, diagnostic sonographer, nuclear medicine technologist or radiation therapist in the state of Minnesota, you must enroll in and complete an approved radiographic training program from a radiology school that currently holds approval from the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Only graduates from approved ARRT programs can take the ARRT exam, which is required for licensure by the state of Minnesota. You can contact the Minnesota Radiological Society at (651) 917-6249 to inquire about the licensure process.


Additional Minnesota Radiology Resources

Minnesota Radiological Society
1821 University Ave W, Suite S256
St. Paul, MN 55104-2897
(651) 917-6249
http://mnradsociety.org/

Minnesota Department of Health - Radiation Control
P.O. Box 64975
St. Paul, MN 55164-0975
(888) 345-0823
http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/radiation/index.html

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