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Radiologic Technology

Radiologic Technology Degree in Kansas


Earn a Radiologic Technology Degree

Transforming Medical Imaging, one image at a time

The radiologic technology degree at our private university empowers graduates by giving them the skills necessary to be a highly valued employee through providing high quality, compassionate patient care. Our graduates are transforming society through the skills obtained as well as by being service-oriented. Radiologic technologists are highly skilled medical professionals who assist the radiologist in the diagnosis of diseases using ionizing radiation.

Renovation Invested Into Radiologic Technology Program

The Facing Forward campaign made a huge impact on the Newman University campus. It provided the funding to build the state-of-the-art Bishop Gerber Science Center and most recently, the campaign helped to renovate parts of Eck Hall, constructing labs for programs such as nursing, respiratory care and radiologic technology. Read More

Radiologic Technology Lab Room

Throughout the twenty-two month program, students are required to complete a minimum of eight hours of community service as well as participate in the radiologic technology program service-learning project. The program hosts a campus blood drive every Fall for the American Red Cross before their critical season of need.

About Our Faculty

Radiologic Technology Department

Our faculty and staff have the knowledge and experience to help you prepare for a career in radiologic technology. If you need clarification on a class assignment or advice on how to approach your future, you can feel confident that our faculty is available and ready to help.

Career Outlook

While pursuing a degree in radiologic technology, you can expect a promising future. The radiologic technology field is projected to grow 9% between 2018 and 2028. Our students are prepared to meet the expected demand for radiologists.

Careers

A degree in Radiologic Technology from Newman University will give you the opportunity to work in a variety of fields and specialties related to radiologic technology. The median annual wage for radiologic technologists was $54,100 in Kansas for 2018. The 2018 employment in Kansas was 210,500 and the projected employment is 229,500.

Internships

Our Radiologic Technology students have the opportunity to gain real-world experience by interning in the Wichita community. This allows you to gain experience in radiologic technology while learning hands-on patient communication and care.

Get Involved on Campus

One of the best ways to find success during your college career is to get involved in campus clubs and organizations. Within our radiologic technology program, our students can join Lambda Nu, an international honor society (for radiologic technology students). This organization allows for personal growth, networking, and future career success.

Program Outcomes

JRCERT Accreditation Status:  5 years

Next Scheduled Review: December 2021

 

Program Effectiveness Data

The following is the most current program effectiveness data. Our programmatic accreditation agency, the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), defines and publishes this information. Visit JRCERT 

Program Data Highlights

  • Of the 20 students that started the program in 2018, 18 graduated in 2020 making a program annual completion rate of 90%.
  • 94% pass rate for the national certification examination in 2020.
  • 97.6% past five year average job placement rate, with 100% job placement rate in 2019 and 2020.

Download / View 2020 Radiography Program Effectiveness Data Sheet

Katie Little started her internship at Wesley Medical Center while attending Newman. After graduating and passing the ARRT registry (a national exam for radiologic technologists), Katie’s internship turned into full-time employment with Wesley in the Imaging Department. Little has been in love with her profession of choice ever since her first X-ray. Katie’s ultimate goal is to become a physician’s assistant. A well-rounded education, her internship and current position at Wesley has Katie well on her way.

- Katie Little, Class of 2015