Radiology Technician Schools in Nebraska

Students who dream of becoming a radiology technician can receive a certificate or an associate’s degree within two years or less in Nebraska. Learn how to operate imaging equipment including a mammographic, x-ray and magnetic resonance imaging. Most accredited schools prepare students to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists exam. Healthcare facilities including hospitals, clinics and physicians require radiology techs to pass the ARRT exam before hire. There are numerous of schools in Nebraska that offer radiology certificate, associate, bachelor and master type programs. Students are advised to contact the admission office for details of the requirements.

What is Radiologic Technology?

Radiologic technology uses radiation to provide bodily images of the bones, organs and vessels. There are a variety of equipment used to capture those images including the MRI, x-ray, mammographic and computed tomography. The MRI is an equipment that provide images of the entire body. The x-ray is commonly used to examine bones that could be sprained or broken. Mammographic equipment are used to provide images of the breasts.

Where can Graduates Find Employment?

Graduates with a certificate or degree can find employment in community & private hospitals, private professional offices, nursing homes and clinics. Most healthcare establishments require graduates to possess certification and state registration in Nebraska before employment. There are colleges, universities and technology schools that contain a placement office on campus to help students with interim-ship and job opportunities. Before selecting a school, keep in mind your needs for employment and which schools offer job placement opportunities.

List of Schools with Radiology Programs

  • University of Nebraska Medical Center
  • Nebraska Methodist College of Nursing and Allied Health
  • Clarkson College
  • Alegent Health School of Radiologic Technology
  • Northeast Community College
  • Western Nebraska Community College

If students want to enter a one to two year radiology technician program, select a community college or university. There are universities and technology schools that offer certificate and associate degree type programs.

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