2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook 
    Jan 21, 2021  
2017-2018 Course Catalog & Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Computed Tomography Clinical Specialist Certificate


Program Description

The Computed Tomography (CT) Technical certificate program provides educational opportunities to the post-graduate registered Radiologic Technologist, registered Radiation Therapist and registered Nuclear Medicine Technologist in good standing. It provides students with the knowledge needed to perform CT exams, and to sit for the Post-Primary Computed Tomography Certification Examination. The academic component is designed to meet competency requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) exam in Computed Tomography, as well as providing for continuing educational requirements.

Occupational Trends: Employment is projected to grow faster than average. Those with knowledge of more than one diagnostic imaging procedure, such as CT, MR, and mammography, will have the best employment opportunities. (Program Length: 2 Semesters)

View the Computed Tomography Clinical Specialist Certificate Program Fact Sheet for additional information.

  • Student applying for this program must be A.R.R.T. Radiography, Nuclear Medicine, or Radiation Therapy certified in good standing. Students must maintain this certification for the duration of the program.
  • Students are selected on a first come, first serve basis based on application completion date.
  • Enrollment will be limited due to availability of clinical slots.
  • In order to begin the clinical requirements, students must complete tuberculosis skin test, supply proof of immunization, undergo a background check, and submit to a drug screen test.

Graduation Requirements

Completion of all required courses.

Employment Opportunities

General hospitals, outpatient centers, orthopedic offices and independent imaging facilities

Regulations published by the U.S. Department of Education require institutions that participate in the Title IV student financial assistance programs to report certain information about students who enrolled in Title IV-eligible educational programs, two years earlier, that lead to gainful employment in a recognized occupation (GE Programs). Click here to review current Gwinnett Technical College data for the Computed Tomography Clinical Specialist Certificate.