This is an exciting and challenging career involving the use of highly sophisticated equipment to create X-rays – anatomical images that are used by physicians to diagnose disease.
Radiographers have direct patient contact in clinic and hospital settings and are valuable members of the primary health-care team.
Why become a Radiographer?
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- Radiographers meet new people every day.
- Radiographers are highly regarded by their patients for their
professionalism and support.
- The technology in medical imaging is changing all the time. You will use
the latest technology and manage machines that cost hundreds of thousands of dollars.
- Promotion opportunities and the ability to cross train to areas such as Computed Axial Tomography (CAT scan) or Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Mammography, and Bone densitometry are excellent.
- The health care field is one of the largest fields of employment in the
- Students will demonstrate entry-level competency in
- Students will communicate effectively while providing quality
patient care within a health care setting.
- Students will demonstrate problem solving and critical thinking
within the work environment.
- Students will engage in professional growth and
The mission of the Radiological Technology Program at Northeast Wisconsin Technical College is to provide the medical community with entry-level Radiologic Technologists competent to perform diagnostic medical radiography. Consistent with the institutional mission, the program is committed to the development of the student’s educational and professional growth. The program integrates both general and technical education to ensure that graduates can meet the multiple demands of rapidly changing technology in the medical field.
For more information, call (800) 422-NWTC, ext. 5543.