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The Radiography Program at the University of Nebraska Medical Center is offered as a primary certification modality within the Division of Radiation Science Technology Education at UNMC. The 21 month program consists of lecture, demonstrations, laboratory, and clinical instruction. A comprehensive knowledge base and clinical competencies are achieved through a plan of study that focuses on increasing proficiency under the supervision of quality faculty and staff. Campus locations include Columbus, Grand Island and Omaha. As a result of Nebraska's "Building a Healthier Nebraska" initiative, the Radiography Program will be expanding to the UNK campus starting in the fall of 2015.
Upon completion of 50 specified college prerequisites and the 21 month professional program, students are awarded a Bachelor Degree in Radiation Science Technology and are eligible to take the national examination for certification in Radiography by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. Students having completed the Radiography program may also apply for an additional year of study in a secondary certification Radiation Science Program.
Accreditation for Radiography Education
The UNMC Radiography Programs are accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
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For program effectiveness data such as credentialing examination pass rate, job placement rate, and program completion rate, please visit the “Outcome Data” page.