The Radiologic Technology Program is administered by the Radiologic Technology Department of the College of Health and Pharmaceutical Sciences. The curriculum is composed of two segments; pre-professional and professional Radiologic Technology. Pre-Radiologic Technology is concerned with instruction in general education and basic physical and biological sciences. The professional program is concerned with instruction in professional Radiologic Technology and related courses to prepare the student for professional practice. ULM is associated with several area hospitals at which students obtain their clinical education.
The profession of Radiologic Technology is expanding rapidly and offers a wide range of employment opportunities. Technologists are employed in hospitals, physician's offices, clinics, and public health and educational facilities. The demand for qualified individuals with a B.S. degree remains strong in the profession. Technologists practice in diagnostic radiology, Ultrasound (US), cardiac laboratories (special procedures), Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI), Computerized Tomography (CT), Mammography, Nuclear Medicine (NM)*, and Radiation Therapy (RT)*.
*requires additional formal education