Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging

CT ScannerDid you know that Computed Tomography (CT) at Virginia Western Community College prepares you to use state of the art technology to become a travel or trauma CT technologist? Begin your journey today to a career that is fast paced and uses cutting edge technology to reconstruct anatomical structures in 3D.


Applicants for Computed Tomography must have completed an approved program in radiography, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine technology. The student must be registered or registry eligible by the appropriate certification agency. All students must have a current CPR Healthcare Provider certification and must maintain that certification throughout the program. Applicants must have maintained a “C” average in past program courses in the discipline of certification.

Occupational Objectives

The technologist is eligible to apply to take the national registry examination leading to advanced certification in CT by the ARRT.  Program courses satisfy The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists’ Structured Education Requirements for post-primary certification and registration.

ARRT Home page
ARRT Post Primary Eligibility Pathway Handbook (PDF)
ARRT Structured Education Requirements (PDF)
ARRT Clinical Experience Requirements (PDF)

American Society of Radiologic Technologists


Est. Tuition*: $
Credits: 9 Hours
Time: 1 semester

*Estimated cost reflects in-state rate and is subject to change


The cost of attendance is an estimate of the costs a student may have while at Virginia Western.

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 Fralin Center HP339
New Students: Chapman Hall
Fax: 540-857-6640

Mailing address:
School of Health Professions
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015


Susan A. Nolley, M.S., R.T.(R)
Assistant Professor, Radiography


Martha Sullivan, Dean