Radiography Associate Degree
Use a variety of sophisticated digital imaging equipment to get a
clearer picture and better patient outcomes.
Digital radiography has become the standard in diagnostic imaging. This makes the radiographers who operate this equipment an essential part of health care teams. Hone both your technical and critical thinking skills, and develop into a well-rounded health care professional.
You’ll receive specialized instruction and vast clinical experience in this close-knit program. You’re guaranteed clinical placement to ensure graduate success in a variety of fields.
Radiography Degree Goals
To prepare competent, entry-level radiographers in the cognitive (knowledge) and psychomotor (skills) learning domain.
- Student Learning Outcome #1: Student is able to select appropriate technical factors.
- Student Learning Outcome #2: Student will demonstrate positioning skills for a given examination.
- Student Learning Outcome #3: Student is able to recognize imaging errors and describe corrective action.
Demonstrate a commitment to professional ethics, attitudes, and behaviors.
- Student Learning Outcome #1: Students explain the importance of ethics in the Radiography profession.
- Student Learning Outcome #2: Students model professional behaviors and attitudes when in the clinical setting.
Apply theoretical knowledge and critical thinking to clinical practice.
- Student Learning Outcome #1: Students will apply critical thinking skills to classroom and lab application.
- Student Learning Outcome #2: Students exhibit synthesis of coursework, clinical skills, and experiential learning to demonstrate proficiency in the health care setting.
Communicate effectively and respectfully with the patient and members of the healthcare team.
- Student Learning Outcome #1: Students will effectively utilize oral communication with patients and other members of the healthcare team in the clinical setting.
- Student Learning Outcome #2: Students will utilize effective written communication.
First Year: Associate in Applied Science Degree Total Credits: 38
|BIO 175||Human Anatomy & Physiology I||4|
|ENG 100||English Composition||3|
|HSC 101||Methods of Patient Care||1|
|RAD 101||Radiographic Procedures I||4|
|RAD 102||Clinical Practice I||2|
|RAD 131||Radiologic Science I||2|
|BIO 176||Human Anatomy & Physiology II||4|
|CMP 150||Digital Foundations Seminar||3|
|RAD 103||Radiographic Procedures II||3|
|RAD 104||Clinical Practice II||3|
|RAD 132||Radiologic Science II||3|
|Summer Session I||Credits|
|HSC 100||Medical Terminology||1|
|RAD 105||Radiographic Procedures III||3|
|RAD 106||Clinical Practice III||2|
|Total Combined Credits||38|
Second Year: Associate in Applied Science Degree Total Credits: 31
|MAT 160||College Algebra||3|
|PSY 100||General Psychology||3|
|RAD 207||Advanced Radiographic Procedures I||3|
|RAD 208||Clinical Practice IV||3|
|RAD 233||Radiologic Science III||1|
|HSC 195||Cross-Sectional Anatomy||1|
|PHI 210||Ethical and Legal Dimensions in the Health Sciences||1|
|RAD 209||Advanced Radiographic Procedures II||3|
|RAD 210||Clinical Practice V||3|
|RAD 240||Radiation Biology||1|
|SOC 200||Cultural Diversity||3|
|Total Combined Credits||69|
|Location||City||State||Zip||Mileage||Est. Travel Time from College|
|UPMC Pinnacle Greenbriar Medical Center||York||PA||17404||29.9||44 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Kissel Hill Health Center||Lititz||PA||17543||7.2||19 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Hospital||Lancaster||PA||17604||5.5||13 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Lancaster General Downtown Outpatient Pavilion||Lancaster||PA||17604||5.5||13 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/LG Health Parkesburg Urgent Care||Parkesburg||PA||19365||20.4||34 minutes|
|UPMC Pinnacle Memorial Hospital||York||PA||17403||27.3||34 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Norlanco Medical Center||Elizabethtown||PA||17522||19.3||23 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Suburban Outpatient Pavilion||Lancaster||PA||17604||7.7||13 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Willow Lakes Medical Services||Willow Street||PA||17584||6.8||14 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Crooked Oak Outpatient Center||Lancaster||PA||17601||3.8||10 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Parkesburg Urgent Care||Parkesburg||PA||19365||19||33 minutes|
|Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster||Lancaster||PA||17601||3.9||7 minutes|
|Orthopedic Associates of Lancaster- Spooky Nook||Manheim||PA||17584||12||18 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Chester County Hospital||West Chester||PA||19380||30.1||51 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Fern Hill Medical Center||West Chester||PA||19380||41.5||57 minutes|
|Penn Medicine/Kennett Medical Campus||Kennett Square||PA||19348||38.1||58 minutes|
|Penn Medicine Southern Chester County||West Grove||PA||19390||29.9||50 minutes|
Will I be successful?
|Graduating Class Year||# Of Students Initially Enrolled + Transfers/Readmits||Total Number of Graduates||Program Completion Rate||Credentialing Examination First Attepmt Pass Rate||Job Placement Rate||Graduate Satisfaction||Employer Satisfaction|
|2017||19||17||89%||15/16 94%||17/17 100%||100% (n=4)|
|2016||22||18||82%||15/18 (83%)||14/14 (100%)||66.67% (n=3) Mean 2.7||No responses|
|2015||19||16||84.00%||13/15 (87%)||15/15 (100%)||100% (n=9) Mean 3.7||100% (n=8) Mean 3.5|
|2014||21||16||76.00%||13/16 (81%)||13/13 (100%)||100% (n=3) Mean 3.67||No responses|
|2013||20||16||80.00%||13/15 (87%)||7/8 (88%)||89% (n=9) Mean 3.22||No responses|
|Five year average 2013-2017||69/80 (86%)||66/67 (98%)|
Not sure if this is the right program for you?
Our radiography degree is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. See more accreditation information.