Are you interested in a career that combines the challenges and rewards of medicine and technology? The Radiography major at the University of Central Arkansas, in cooperation with Baptist Medical Center and St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock, will provide you with the medical knowledge, technical skills, and clinical experience you need to become a vital member of health care teams, responsible for computerized axial tomography (CT scans), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and other X-ray procedures. Our curriculum will prepare you to perform clinical services ranging from a routine chest film to an elaborate study of body systems.
As a Radiography major at UCA, youll have access to all of the distinct advantages that make the UCA experience special. Just a few of the benefits our program offers include:
- Expert Faculty with diverse professional and academic credentials, who are deeply committed to the success of their students, both in the classroom and their future careers. They provide individual attention and mentoring, guidance, and unique opportunities for their students to participate in service learning in the community, work with cutting-edge technology, and network with local health care professionals.
- Employment Opportunities in general vascular and cardiovascular units, nuclear medicine, emergency rooms, day surgery facilities, and other medical departments with the use of modern radiographic and fluoroscopic tools. You will work closely with nuclear medicine, physicians, and radiologists to ensure that each patient receives the highest quality care possible. Radiologic Technologists receive starting yearly salaries between $29,000 and $37,000 (depending on where you work), and are needed in a variety of clinical settings, which means that there are many opportunities for job placement for qualified candidates. Upon completion of your degree, you will be eligible to apply for the professional program at the Baptist Medical Center or St. Vincent Health System of Little Rock to undertake the training and certification required to become a licensed Radiologic Technologist.
To learn more about the exciting opportunities for personal and professional development available to you through the Radiography major at the University of Central Arkansas, visit http://uca.edu/healthsci/undergraduate/science-radiography/.