Radiology Schools in Oregon
Are you thinking of starting a career in radiology and looking for radiology schools in Oregon? Below, you will find both campus-based and online radiology programs to choose from. Simply request information from any of the schools listed at the bottom of this page to get your questions answered by a school representative. To learn more about specific careers in the field, check out the links below:
- Radiologic Technologist
- X-ray Technician
- Ultrasound Technician
- MRI Technician
- Nuclear Medicine Tech
- Radiologist (M.D.)
Oregon Schools with Radiology Programs
- Abdill Career College Inc (Medford)
- Linn-Benton Community College (Albany)
- Oregon Health and Science University (Portland)
- Oregon Institute of Technology (Klamath Falls)
- Pioneer Pacific College (Wilsonville)
- Portland Community College (Portland)
- Treasure Valley Community College (Ontario)
How to Become a Radiology Technologist in Oregon
Becoming a radiologic technologist requires both a postsecondary education and state licensure. This process varies depending on the specific position students wish to pursue. However, here are the basic steps to become a radiologic technologist in Oregon:
- Earn a high school diploma. As with most jobs in health care, this is the first step towards finding entry-level work. Taking classes in math and science, such as anatomy, biology, chemistry, physiology, and physics, can help students prepare for their studies in college.
- Earn an associate degree. Most entry-level radiologic technologists possess an Associate of Applied Science in the field. Before enrolling in any program, students should make sure it is properly accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
- Get licensed or certified in the state of Oregon. The Oregon state website can help you learn more about state-specific requirements. For details on the certification process, contact the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Radiology Salary in Oregon
The table below lists several careers available in the field, along with the most recent salary data associated with each. Please note that education and training requirements will vary by position.
|Career||Total Employment||Annual Mean Wage|
|Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians||620||66,170|
|Diagnostic Medical Sonographers||550||86,390|
|Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists||340||77,960|
|Nuclear Medicine Technologists||130||81,800|
Additional Resources for Oregon Radiology Techs
- U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, http://www.bls.gov/, accessed July 29, 2016
- College Navigator, National Center for Education Statistics, http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/, accessed July 29, 2016
- The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, https://www.arrt.org/, accessed July 29, 2016