Certificate in Computed Tomography
The mission of the Certificate in Computed Tomography (CT) program is to provide undergraduate students with academic and clinical foundations to competently perform as entry-level CT technologists. The curriculum represents elements that are essential in educating technologists in the post-primary practice of CT. Clinical practice experience is designed to provide patient care and assessment, competent performance of CT procedures, radiation safety and total quality management.
Overview of the Certificate in Computed Tomography Program
The program is designed for completion by full-time students in 6 months and requires satisfactory completion of 24 credit hours. The didactic portion of the program will be completed online. The clinical component will be completed at South College affiliated facilities. The curriculum includes CT physics and instrumentation, cross-sectional anatomy, patient care and safety, imaging techniques and procedures specific to CT imaging, and quality control.
Applicants to the South College Certificate in Computed Tomography (CT) program must:
- Meet all South College admission requirements;
- Be a Registered Radiologic Technologist, Radiation Therapist, or Nuclear Medicine Technologist, (ARRT, and/or NMTCB) in good standing; OR
- Be a graduate of an accredited Radiography, Radiation Therapy, or Nuclear Medicine program and eligible to sit for the ARRT or NMTCB certification examination; AND
- Successfully complete program admission requirements
Applicants must provide the following:
- Completed South College application for admission and application to the Certificate of CT program.
- Official transcripts for all undergraduate work completed.
- Proof of certification or license.
- $50 application fee (online payment or payment via telephone is available).