Radiologic Science

Program Purpose

The purpose of the Radiologic Science Bachelor's Degree Program at Oregon Institute of Technology is to provide graduates with the knowledge, clinical skills, and compassion that will allow them to become exemplary medical imaging technologists and future leaders in radiology and advanced imaging professions.

Educational Objectives

The Radiologic Science program prepares graduates to:

  • be advanced leaders in the profession.
  • be compassionate, caring healthcare professionals.
  • be eligible, well-prepared, and able to sit for and pass the ARRT credentialing examination.
  • have immediate job placement within six months of graduation.
  • work in advanced imaging fields and sit for advanced imaging registries.

Expected Student Learning Outcomes

The Radiologic Science student will:

  1. Demonstrate knowledge of x-ray physics and related math.
  2. Demonstrate professional conduct and ethical decision making.
  3. Demonstrate teamwork while conducting patient procedures.
  4. Demonstrate effective critical thinking and problem solving skills.
  5. Demonstrate effective patient care skills.
  6. Utilize both written and oral communication effectively.
  7. Recognize quality diagnostic images for both technical and anatomical criteria and have the technical ability to correctly repeat images when the quality is not adequate for diagnostics.
  8. Demonstrate radiation safety for self, staff, and patients as set forth by the ALARA standards.
  9. Demonstrate an understanding of advanced multiple ARRT imaging modalities and the need for lifelong learning.

Curriculum Map

The curriculum map for the Radiologic Science program can be found on the program's web page on the Oregon Tech web site.

Summary of Student Learning Outcomes

During the 2012-13 academic year, the program faculty formally assessed the student learning outcomes summarized in the attached annual report. Additional details can be found in department assessment records.