COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY SPECIALIST (CT91)
Technical Certificate of Credit

The Computed Tomography (CT) Specialist technical certificate program provides educational opportunities to the post-graduate registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist and registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist in good standing. It provides students with the knowledge needed to perform CT exams, and to sit for the Post-Primary Computed Tomography Certification Examination. The academic component is designed to meet competency requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam in Computed Tomography, as well as providing for continuing educational requirements. This Computed Tomography certificate program consists of classroom-based, web-enhanced didactic courses as well as clinical education for the student. The clinical component is required to complete competency exams needed to sit for the CT certification exam.

  • Applicants must be a registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist or registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist in good standing.

  • Students are selected on a first come, first serve basis.

  • Clinical slots are limited. Clinical education credit will be considered for prior clinical experience. After applying to CGTC, applicants must contact the CT program faculty to determine clinical credit and/or clinical slot placement.

  • In order to begin the clinical requirements, students must complete a physical form, tuberculosis skin test, supply proof of immunization, undergo a background check, and submit to a drug screen test.

  • Students completing the CT clinical education courses must provide their radiation dose history.
Technical Certificate of Credit
Program Length 21 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School graduate or GED recipient; Minimum age: 18
Condition of Admission Must be a Registered Radiologic Technologist (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists)
Offered Macon Campus

   

Credit Hours

RADT 2201 Introduction to Computed Tomography
2
RADT 2210 Computed Tomography Physics and Instrumentation
5
RADT 2220 Computed Tomography Procedures I
3
RADT 2230 Computed Tomography Procedures II
3
RADT 2250 Computed Tomography Clinical I
4
RADT 2265 Computed Tomography Clinical II
4
     
 
Total Hours
21