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Radiology Schools in South Dakota

Are you interested in pursuing a radiology job in South Dakota? Use our resources below to start you radiology career path today, and learn about radiology careers such as:

    South Dakota Schools with Radiology Programs

    Below are all of the schools in SD with at least one radiology program or degree, per data from the National Center of Education Statistics:

    • Avera McKennan Hospital Schools of Radiologic Technology (Sioux Falls)
    • Avera Sacred Heart Hospital (Yankton)
    • Mitchell Technical Institute (Mitchell)
    • Mount Mary College (Yankton)
    • Presentation College (Aberdeen)
    • Sanford Medical Center (Sioux Falls)
    • University of Sioux Falls (Sioux Falls)

    How to Become a Radiologic Technologist in South Dakota

    If you want to become a radiologic technologist, postsecondary education is almost always required, as well as a state license/certification. If you're hoping to become a radiologic technologist in South Dakota, here are a few steps get started:

    1. Earn a high school diploma: This is often the first step for a health care-related job. The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) recommends that students take classes in math and science, such as statistics, chemistry, anatomy, biology, physiology, physics and more.

    2. Earn an associate degree: The Associate of Applied Science degree is common among radiologic technologists, and make sure your program has been accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

    3. Get licensed or certified in SD: Using our resources, search for more details on requirements, and check out the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to learn how to earn a certification.

    It might also help to get in touch with someone who already works in radiology for firsthand feedback about the career in South Dakota.

    Radiology Salary in South Dakota

    Careers in radiology are diverse. As can be expected, compensation for radiology jobs varies from state to state. Here's what salary estimates South Dakota radiology workers can expect, according to the BLS:

    CareerTotal EmploymentAnnual Mean Wage
    Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians24050,410
    Diagnostic Medical Sonographers36058,730
    Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists13058,090
    Nuclear Medicine Technologists15058,550
    Radiologic Technologists86049,440
    Source: 2015 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2014-24 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

    Additional South Dakota Radiology Resources

    South Dakota Radiological Society
    300 S Byron Blvd
    Chamberlain, SD 57325
    (605) 234-7119
    http://www.sdsrt.org/

    South Dakota State Radiology Licensing
    600 E. Capitol
    Pierre, South Dakota 57501-2536
    (605) 773-3361
    http://doh.sd.gov/


    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 Tehnologists, https://www.arrt.org/, accessed July 29, 2016

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