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Radiology Schools in Pennsylvania

Are you looking for radiology schools in Pennsylvania? The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, home to historic landmarks and battlefields of multiple wars, has much to offer, including restaurants that serve food other than cheese steaks, and prestigious universities such as the University of Pennsylvania. Find our school listings at the bottom of the page to request information about degree program options and the enrollment process. To learn more about specific radiology career paths, check out the links below:

Pennsylvania Schools with Radiology Programs

  • Alvernia University (Reading)
  • Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (Bloomsburg)
  • Butler County Community College (Butler)
  • Clarion University of Pennsylvania (Clarion)
  • Community College of Allegheny County (Pittsburgh)
  • Community College of Beaver County (Monaca)
  • Community College of Philadelphia (Philadelphia)
  • DLP Conemaugh Memorial Medical Center (Johnstown)
  • Drexel University (Philadelphia)
  • Gannon University (Erie)
  • Gwynedd Mercy University (Gwynedd)
  • Harcum College (Bryn Mawr)
  • Harrisburg Area Community College (Harrisburg)
  • Holy Family University (Philadelphia)
  • Johnson College (Scranton)
  • La Roche College (Pittsburgh)
  • Mansfield University of Pennsylvania (Mansfield)
  • Misericordia University (Dallas)
  • Montgomery County Community College (Blue Bell)
  • Mount Aloysius College (Cresson)
  • Northampton County Area Community College (Bethlehem)
  • Pennsylvania College of Health Sciences (Lancaster)
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology (Williamsport)
  • Pennsylvania Highlands Community College (Johnstown)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State New Kensington (New Kensington)
  • Pennsylvania State University-Penn State Schuylkill (Schuylkill Haven)
  • Pittsburgh Career Institute (Pittsburgh)
  • Reading Hospital School of Health Sciences (Reading)
  • Washington Hospital School of Radiologic Technology (Washington)
  • Westmoreland County Community College (Youngwood)
  • Widener University-Main Campus (Chester)
  • York College Pennsylvania (York)

How to Become a Radiologic Technologist in Pennsylvania

To become a radiology worker in Pennsylvania, you need both a college education and state licensure. Here are the basic steps required to start working as a radiologic technologist in Pennsylvania:

  1. Earn a high school diploma. Like most careers in health care, a high school education is the first step to finding entry-level employment. By taking classes in math and science, such as anatomy, biology, chemistry, physiology, and physics, students can better prepare themselves for their college studies.
  2. Earn an associate degree. Entry-level radiologic technologists generally possess at least an Associate of Applied Science. Students should make sure their degree program is properly accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) before enrolling.
  3. Get licensed or certified in the state of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania state website can help you learn more about state-specific licensing requirements, For information about the certification process, contact the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

To be employed as a radiologic technologist, diagnostic medical sonographer, nuclear medicine technologist, or radiation therapist in the state of Pennsylvania, you must enroll in and successfully complete a radiographic training program from a radiology school approved by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Only graduates from approved ARRT programs can take the ARRT exam, which is required for licensure by the state of Pennsylvania. You can contact the Pennsylvania Radiological Society to learn more about the licensure process.

Radiology Salary in Pennsylvania

The following chart lists the mean annual salary for several radiology careers in Pennsylvania. Keep in mind that wages will vary depending on training, experience, and other factors.

CareerTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Wage
Nuclear Medicine Technologists91069910
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists120063900
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians284051850
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers248064730
Radiologic Technologists1039056170
Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

Additional Resources for Pennsylvania 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 Pennsylvania:

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