Radiologic Technology Program

All Students that have completed the former prerequisite courses by the end of Summer 2014 will be considered for selection in March 2015

Please note that the month of application is now March beginning in 2015

Our program offers courses leading to an Associate of Applied Science degree in Radiologic Technology, preparing the student for entry level positions as a radiologic technologist. (Download a radiology information packet.Please note new general education and prerequisite course requirements for 2015 in the information packet.

The Radiologic Technology program at Red Rocks Community College is a full-time program. Graduation from the program will qualify you to participate in the national registry examination through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

The program at Red Rocks Community College provides hands-on clinical training through partnerships with hospitals and clinics in the Denver area. All classroom instruction is provided at the Arvada campus.

The program accepts 16-20 students each year. Admission into the program is extremely competitive and clinical site dependent. Please download this Admissions Process page for further information.

Although cost depends on many factors, as a general rule, expect the cost to be about $10,500, including textbooks and uniforms, using the RRCC tuition table for COF eligible Colorado Residents. This cost does not include the general education courses, transportation, meals, housing, or other living expenses. In addition, there are student fees attached to first semester courses to pay for lab expenses, program patches, and supplies.

Here are some important facts about our program:*

  • 75 out of 77 (97.6%) graduates passed the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) credentialing examination on their first attempt
  • 34 out of 47 (72.3%) graduates seeking employment reported job placement within 6 months of graduation
  • 77 out of 87 (88.5%) of individuals starting the program graduated
  • In the most recent class, 18 students initially enrolled and 14 graduated in May of 2013

*These facts represent the most recent five years of program effectiveness data

This program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

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Applicants Please Note

It is necessary for applicants to first apply to Red Rocks Community College using the online application. RRCC must also have official copies of your transcripts.

Check this website frequently for updates. Admission to any of the Medical Imaging Programs is highly competitive. Please review the application process links on the left for each program to determine your eligibility, as well as the dates for applying.

Medical Imaging Information Sessions

Individuals interested in any of the Medical Imaging programs should consider attending one of the Medical Imaging Information Sessions.