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Radiology Courses - General Requirements

Typically, radiology degree programs require that you take basic courses in medical practices such as medical terminology, medical ethics, and patient record management. In addition to the core medical training, you will also take a series of radiology courses designed to get you acquainted with the fundamentals of radiologic sciences and machine operation. To give you an idea of what to expect, here is a sample of the curriculum that is common to many radiology programs:

Associate Degree - Sample Radiology Curriculum:

General Medical Courses

  • Medical Terminology
  • Medical Ethics
  • Basic Anatomy
  • Basic Physics Review (if no high school physics taken)
  • Medical Records Management

Radiology-Specific Courses

  • Introduction to Radiography
  • Patient Positioning & Care
  • Radiographic Equipment Operation - X-ray
  • Radiographic Procedures I,II,&III (Theory & Applied Learning Components)
  • Radiation Exposure & Quality Control
  • Radiology Pathology
  • Radiobiology

Applied Learning - Externship

  • See our radiology training page for details on what to expect during the hands on phase of your radiology course work. Because each school has a different set of curriculum, we encourage you to request additional information from schools of your choice.

Bachelor's Degree - Sample Radiology Curriculum:

The curriculum listed below assumes that you have already completed an associate degree. Programs for a radiology bachelor's degree usually takes one of two paths:

  • The first path is an high level study of radiologic sciences with an emphasis on advanced imaging techniques.
  • The second path of is for those who want a leadership and management emphasis.

Some programs offer a hybrid of the two. We've searched several radiology bachelor's degree programs; the following curriculum is a fair assessment of the radiology courses you can expect from a bachelor's program that incorporates both management and advanced study of the more common procedures:

  • Principles of Quality Management in Medical Imaging
  • Advanced Patient Care Issues
  • Issues & Trends In Healthcare
  • Medical Imaging in the Digital Environment
  • Case Studies in Medical Imaging
  • Radiology Management Series
  • Physics & Instrumentation in Computed Tomography
  • Principles of Mammography & Case Studies
  • Clinical Aspects of Magnetic Resonance
  • Advanced Imaging Modalities (Choose your area of specialization)

For further reading, jump to our radiology degree page for FAQ's on the different degree programs and lists of schools offering radiology classes and degree programs of your choice.

How Online Radiology Courses Work

Online courses are a great option for working professionals who want to advance in their career, but don't want to disrupt their current positions or income streams. To find out more about radiology programs online, check out our online radiology schools resource. Find out how to contact schools offering online radiology degree programs and read our articles about what its like to get an education online.

Radiology Specialization Courses & Certificates

Most radiologic technologists choose to specialize in particular procedures or sub-categories within the field of radiology. Becoming certified to perform specific procedures will make you a more desirable job candidate and will increase your radiology salary potential. Learn more about radiology specializations and the radiology courses, degree programs, and certificates available.


Sources:

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

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