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Radiology Schools in Michigan

Medical imaging professionals are in high demand, as the population across the country is aging and the proportion of the older generation is becoming greater. This is creating additional demand in the health care industry, specifically for radiology workers — and Michigan is no exception.

If you are thinking of starting a career in radiology, we’ve compiled a list of schools in Michigan offering radiology and related health care programs. You can request information directly from the schools at the bottom of this page to learn more about individual programs offered. For details on specific careers in the field, check out the links below:

Michigan Schools with Radiology Programs

  • Alpena Community College (Alpena)
  • Baker College (Flint)
  • Concordia University-Ann Arbor (Ann Arbor)
  • Delta College (University Center)
  • Ferris State University (Big Rapids)
  • Grand Rapids Community College (Grand Rapids)
  • Henry Ford College (Dearborn)
  • Jackson College (Jackson)
  • Kellogg Community College (Battle Creek)
  • Lake Michigan College (Benton Harbor)
  • Lansing Community College (Lansing)
  • Macomb Community College (Warren)
  • Mid Michigan Community College (Harrison)
  • Mott Community College (Flint)
  • Northern Michigan University (Marquette)
  • Oakland Community College (Bloomfield Hills)
  • Oakland University (Rochester Hills)
  • Siena Heights University (Adrian)
  • St Clair County Community College (Port Huron)
  • University of Michigan-Flint (Flint)
  • Washtenaw Community College (Ann Arbor)
  • Wayne State University (Detroit)

How to Become a Radiologic Technologist in Michigan

To become a radiology worker in Michigan, you need both a college degree and state licensure. Below are the basic steps to becoming a radiologic technologist in Michigan:

  1. Earn a high school diploma. As with most careers in health care, a high school education is the first step to finding entry-level employment. Taking classes in math and science, such as anatomy, biology, chemistry, physiology, and physics, can help prepare students for their college studies and future careers.
  2. Earn an associate degree.Entry-level radiologic positions typically require at least an Associate of Applied Science. Before enrolling in one of these degree programs, students should make sure it has been properly accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
  3. Get licensed or certified in the state of Michigan. Visit the Michigan state website for details on state-specific licensing requirements. To learn more about the certification process, contact the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Radiology Salary in Michigan

The table below lists the mean annual salaries for several radiology careers in Michigan. Please note that wages will vary depending on training, experience, and other factors.

Career Total Employment Annual Mean Wage
Cardiovascular Technologists and Technicians 2,470 56,640
Diagnostic Medical Sonographers 2,510 60,410
Magnetic Resonance Imaging Technologists 1,640 61,500
Nuclear Medicine Technologists 670 67,980
Radiologic Technologists 6,390 53,880

Source: 2016 Occupational Employment Statistics and 2016-26 Employment Projections, Bureau of Labor Statistics, BLS.gov.

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