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Top 4 Courses in Radiology 2019

A course is an option for gaining greater knowledge in a subject after secondary school. Taught at an advanced level, courses can be taken one at a time for additional skills or as part of getting an associate’s degree or completing a summer session or a preparatory year. Courses are offered in a wide range of subjects to fit many different interests and career paths.

What is a course in radiology? If you are considering entering this field, this is a good question to ask. A course in radiology will give you either an introduction to or in-depth knowledge of an area of radiology, which is the practice of using x-rays and other medical imaging equipment for diagnostic and healing purposes. An introduction course on radiology will cover subjects such as the history of medicine, common equipment you may use and how healthcare environments work. More advanced classes will give you more information about using imaging techniques for medical purposes.

One of the benefits of taking a course in radiology is that it will send you on a path toward a very well-paying and respected job. Radiologists have some of the highest salaries in the medical field.

The cost of taking a radiology course will be different depending on what course it is, where you take it and whether it is part of a larger program. For full details, ask the admissions office at the colleges you are considering.

As a radiologist, your primary role is to examine images produced by x-rays, MRIs and other equipment and assist a doctor in making diagnoses and recommending treatment. Radiologists may also make decisions about which test will be best for a particular situation. The three main types of employment found for this discipline include diagnostic radiology, interventional radiology and radiation oncology (or therapeutic radiology). In short, these deal with diagnosing diseases, treating and diagnosing certain conditions, and using radiation therapy for treatment purposes in hospital settings.

Whether you are just beginning your radiology studies or searching for continuing education, it is simple to find a course. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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4 Results in Radiology

Kensington and Chelsea College

There is far more to Radiography than taking X-rays, you can choose to specialize in diagnostic or therapeutic radiography. Whatever route you choose you will be entering ... [+]

Working in the health and care professions is a rewarding experience. Your first step to a career in health and care starts at Kensington and Chelsea College.

You may have been out of education for a while in which case the Pre Access and Access course will help you to develop the skills that you need to progress into Higher Education in a health-related field.

Course Overview

There is far more to Radiography than taking X-rays, you can choose to specialize in diagnostic or therapeutic radiography. Whatever route you choose you will be entering a rewarding and varied profession. Did you leave school a long time ago? Did you fail to achieve your full potential at school? Do you feel it’s time for a new career, a change of direction? If you are over 19 and would like to gain the skills to go to university to study Radiography this is the course for you.... [-]

United Kingdom London
September 2019
Part-time
34 weeks
Campus
College of Southern Idaho

We are programmatically accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. In just 22 months (4 regular semesters plus 1 short summer session ... [+]

We are programmatically accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. In just 22 months (4 regular semesters plus 1 short summer session) you'll earn your Associate of Applied Science degree and be prepared for employment as an ARRT Registered Technologist in Radiography. Our graduates are passing the ARRT examination in radiography with flying colors and gaining employment throughout the region's health care facilities earning between $40,000 and $50,000 plus benefits to start full time. Check out the employment statistics below to learn that around 87 percent of our graduates are working in some capacity as ARRT Registered Technologists in the region. Also, most of our graduates are continuing their education on the job in other imaging modalities like CT, MRI, Mammography, Ultrasound, etc. If you are serious about getting into this program, please make an advising appointment with Gary Lauer or Tamara Janak.... [-]

USA Twin Falls
September 2019
Full-time
22 months
Campus
Hillsborough Community College

The mission of the Radiation Therapy Program is to prepare and empower graduates with a strong academic, clinical and professional foundation, to meet the needs of patien ... [+]

This program is a full-time program offered at the Dale Mabry Campus.

Vision Statement

The Radiation Therapy Program strives to offer a high-quality learning environment that prepares the students to become leaders in the field of radiation therapy.

Mission Statement

The mission of the Radiation Therapy Program is to prepare and empower graduates with a strong academic, clinical and professional foundation, to meet the needs of patients and the community as an entry-level radiation therapist.

Program Philosophy

The field of Radiation Therapy is a health science specialty that educates students in the application of ionizing and gamma radiation administered to patients with neoplastic diseases. In order for the student to fully understand the treatment delivery process, (s)he must have a thorough knowledge of every aspect of the disease including treatment, simulation, histology, physics, and tissue reactions with radiation. Treatments are administered utilizing high energy linear accelerators, with multiple energies, photons, electrons that incorporate the newest technology which includes Multi-Leaf Collimation, Intensity Modulating Radiation Therapy, Stereotactic Radiosurgery and the Gamma Knife. Simulation and treatment planning are integral to the overall success of the students. In-depth study of these vital components is presented through didactic classes and labs utilizing hands-on experiences in the VERTUAL Lab, CT Simulation, and Treatment Planning.... [-]

USA Tampa
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus
ATI College

The goals for ultrasound technician program are to train students to become professional sonographer in medical field, to reach to develop interpersonal skill in interact ... [+]

The goals for ultrasound technician program are to train students to become professional sonographer in medical field, to reach to develop interpersonal skill in interact with patient and medical administrative, to train utilizing sound waves to producing picture of human body while in examination procedure, to assist to improve ability to practice proper patient care, to make sure students have the ability to procedure high-quality image with optimum info to diagnosis process, and to provide understanding, medical ability, problem solving skill to work in sonography occupation.

What Does an Ultrasound Technician Do?

Graduates of this program may assume a responsible position as a member of the health team in a hospital, imaging center, doctor’s office or clinic. Position may also be available in private practice, industry, or government. Duties may include performing ultrasound scans of the upper abdomen, pelvic area, microscopic/scopic, anatomy of veins and arteries, or superficial structures.... [-]

USA Norwalk Los Angeles
March 2019
Full-time
Part-time
18 - 27 months
Campus