BRONXVILLE, N.Y. – Concordia College-New York in Bronxville is offering a new bachelor of science program in radiologic technology. It will begin this fall, and those who complete the program will be qualified to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists national certification examination.
Radiologic technology involves using radiation to produce images of bones, tissues, organs. Doctors use these images to diagnose and treat breaks, diseases and more. They can be viewed on a video monitor or on film.
The field of radiologic technology shows plenty of growth potential, and according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, median salary in the field is $55,910. Those who earn this degree is qualified to work as a radiologic or MRI technologist, and there is a projected growth of 21 percent in this field by 2022, or about 48,000 new jobs.
“We are excited to introduce the Radiologic Technologies Program to our academic offerings,” said Molinda Kearns, health studies program chair at Concordia. “It will bring a unique and desirable option to our students. The fact that this program is bachelor degree-awarding means students will leave with technical knowledge and patient care experience to provide career opportunities upon graduation as hospital and outpatient care facility administrators.”
Concordia is accepting applications for the fall and spring semesters. For more information, contact the Office of Admission by calling 914-337-9300, ext. 2155, or by sending an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.