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Radiologic Technology

Get the training, knowledge and skills you need to deliver quality care to patients and become a certified radiologic technologist.

$31.15

Median Hourly Earnings

Radiologic Technologist
493 Annual Job Openings projected through 2027
All wage and employment data is specific to the region and
taken from EMSI July 2023. Your starting salary may vary.

Degree and Certificate Programs

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The radiologic technology program accepts 16 new students each July and has a 100% first-attempt pass rate on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT®) national credentialing exam. This program:

  • Provides students with extensive clinical training in local outpatient centers and hospitals. Students complete clinical rotations at the following facilities:
    • Atlantic General Hospital – Berlin, MD
    • Lower Shore Immediate Care – Princess Anne, MD
    • TidalHealth McCready Pavilion – Crisfield, MD
    • Peninsula Imaging – Salisbury, MD
    • Peninsula Orthopaedic Associates – Salisbury, MD
    • TidalHealth Peninsula Regional – Salisbury, MD
    • Riverside Shore Memorial Hospital – Onancock, VA
    • Your Docs In – Salisbury, MD
  • Delivers classroom instruction giving students the knowledge and skills to function as competent, entry-level radiologic technologists.
    • Students practice clinical scenarios during classroom instruction.
    • Students practice patient care skills relevant to the clinical environment.
  • Includes an on campus energized x-ray laboratory for students to simulate positioning patients and take exposures in a practice setting.
    • Students take x-rays on phantom models in the x-ray laboratory.
    • Students evaluate x-rays for accurate positioning and demonstration of pertinent anatomy.
  • Prepares graduates to successfully pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT®) certification exam.
    • An ARRT® registry review is included in the radiologic technology curriculum.
    • Students complete practice ARRT® simulated tests to prepare for the certification exam.

Interested in learning more about the radiologic technology program? Attending a prospective student meeting is an admission requirement for this program.
Due to the limited number of spaces available in this program, selection is on a competitive basis. Interested individuals must follow the procedures in the health professions admission information packet. Admission occurs once per year for a cohort that begins in the summer. To be considered for admission in the summer, prospective students must complete the admission requirements by the second Friday in May.

Prospective student meetings are MANDATORY for admission into the radiologic technology program. Prospective student meetings will be scheduled and posted in the fall. Please email with questions about the prospective student meetings.

Bring your questions! To reserve your seat, email mhulme@worwic.edu or call 410-572-8740 and indicate which meeting you would like to attend. All meetings will be held on campus in Room 304 of Shockley Hall.

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Wor-Wic’s radiologic technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT), 20 N. Wacker Dr., Ste. 2850, Chicago, Ill, 60606-3182; phone: 312-704-5300; fax: 312-704-5304; email: mail@jrcert.org; website: www.jrcert.org. The program has an eight-year accreditation award from the JRCERT and the next review date is planned for 2025. Program effectiveness data is available on the JRCERT and Wor-Wic websites.

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Wor-Wic's radiologic technology program provides students with a comprehensive didactic, laboratory and clinical education that prepares graduates with the technical expertise for employment in the profession. Graduates of the radiologic technology program exhibit the professional and personal attributes that contribute to the delivery of quality care to patients in our community. The program supports the college’s vision by developing an exceptional workforce through excellence in education.

Radiologic technologists use radiation to provide detailed images of the tissues, organs, bones and vessels of the human body, producing quality diagnostic examinations while providing essential patient care services. Technologists may assist the radiologist in fluoroscopy doing gastrointestinal procedures. They may also be in the operating room providing images to assist the surgeon. 

Graduates of this program have a comprehensive education in class content and simulate skills in the lab. Radiologic technologists are employed in hospitals, clinics, private offices, industry, civil service, public health facilities and educational institutions. They can pursue careers in computed tomography, angiography, ultrasonography, nuclear medicine, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance imaging, mammography, cardiac catheterization, management or education.

Individuals who successfully complete the program can take a certification and licensure examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT®). State certification as a medical radiation technologist is required for employment in Maryland.