Radiology Technician Schools in North Dakota

Minot State University

Minot State University offers a Bachelor of Science degree with a major in radiologic technology. Students earning this degree will complete about four semesters of supervised clinical experience. Graduates will be eligible for the American Registry for Radiologic Technologist certification or ARRT exam to become a registered radiologic technologist.

Trinity Health

Trinity Health has a school of radiologic technology. They prepare students for the American Registry for Radiologic Technologist exam. Their program takes two years. This radiologic school is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology or JCERT, an accrediting agency recognized by both the U.S. Department of Education and CHEA.

North Dakota State University

North Dakota State University offers a radiologic sciences degree as part of its allied sciences and nursing program. North Dakota State University also has supervised internships for its radiologic students. Classes take two years, followed by two years of internship at local hospitals like the VA hospital.

Sanford Health in Bismark

Sanford Health in Bismark, North Dakota has a radiography program. The school is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. The two year radiology program prepares students for the ARRT exam.

Licensure Requirements and Salary

Radiologic technicians in nationally earn about $57,000 a year. The average pay for radiologic technicians in North Dakota is $59,000. Median pay is closer to $50,000 a year, since those with multiple certifications or working as department managers inflate the state average.

Licensing in North Dakota for radiology technicians is flexible. Graduates can choose to take a state radiography exam, the ARRT exam or American Chiropractic Registry of Radiologic Technologists or ACRRT exam.

North Dakota does not mandate limited licensing, such as limiting someone to only X-raying a patient’s extremities. However, North Dakota does permit individuals to earn a limited license to perform X-rays after earning a passing grade in a course. Limited licensure does not require someone to take the exam. However, most hospitals do require completion of the ARRT exam for employment. Some chiropractors are willing to hire those who have passed the ACRRT exam.

North Dakota does not require continuing education for radiology technicians.

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