School of Radiologic Technology
The School of Radiologic Technology, sponsored by Grady Health System, is the oldest in the State of Georgia. The program began in the late 1930s. To date, more than 1,400 students have graduated from the School of Radiologic Technology. This program prepares the graduate for a rewarding career in the imaging field. Many graduates continue to further their education in various advanced level radiation and imaging modalities.
The course of study in Radiologic Technology awards a certificate from Grady Health System upon graduation. Classes are limited in size. Admission to this program is competitive. The number of students accepted is dependent on the number of clinical sites. Students who satisfactorily complete the program are eligible to become a certified Radiographer through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists.
The program has articulation agreements with both Georgia State University at Perimeter College and Atlanta Metropolitan State College, which means graduates will be awarded an Associate of Science degree in Radiologic Technology by the respective college upon successful completion of college prerequisites and the radiologic technology component at Grady Health System. (Gainful employment disclosure)
The School of Radiologic Technology is an entry-level program and is:
- Daytime program
- 23 months in length
- 25-27 students are accepted annually
- The graduation rate for the past 5 years is 99 percent.
Vision (Schools of Radiation and Imaging Technologies)
The Schools of Radiation and Imaging Technologies at Grady Health System will become a recognized center of excellence for education of Radiographers, Radiation Therapists, and Diagnostic Medical Sonographers.
It is the mission of the School of Radiologic Technology to provide a quality education that actively engages the student in the classroom, laboratory, and clinical experiences that will produce an entry level radiographer and prepare the student to challenge the national certification examination.