School of Health Professions :: Programs of Study
Radiography - AAS
This curriculum is designed to prepare selected students to qualify as contributing members of the health team who care for patients under the supervision of qualified physicians. Upon completion of the curriculum, which includes a one-semester internship, the student is eligible to apply to take the ARRT National Registry Examination leading to registration as a Registered Technologist in Radiography, RT (R). Successful completion of the program and certifying exam will qualify a graduate to gain employment as a Radiologic Technologist.
If you are interested in applying to the VWCC Radiography program, we encourage you to explore the information links on this page to learn more about the process. Once your application and transcripts have been reviewed, our office can provide academic guidance to help prepare students for possible entry into this program. If you need further assistance, you may contact our office.
The Radiography Program strives to provide quality educational experiences that ensure students prepare academically, clinically and professionally to develop intelligent, flexible and mature responses to the changing nature of medical imaging.
To effectively implement the program mission, the college and program faculty have made a commitment to meet the following student outcomes:
- To prove clinical competency as an entry-level radiographer
- To apply critical thinking and problem solving skills
- To demonstrate effective medical communication skills
- To develop an understanding of the importance of professional work ethic and the value of lifelong learning
The program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) and is operated in compliance with their standards for accredited programs.
20 N. Wacker Dr., Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Location: Fralin Center HP339
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015
Acting Program Head
Susan A. Nolley, B.S., R.T.(R)
Assistant Professor, Radiography
School of Health Professions
Carole S. Graham, Dean
Administration & business contacts
Location: Fralin Center HP214C