Entry Level Education
Body Fluid Interaction
Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.
What Radiologic Technologist Do:
Radiologic technologists, also known as radiographers, perform diagnostic imaging examinations, such as x rays, on patients.
How to Become One:
Earn a certificate, associate's degree or bachelor's degree in radiography from a school that has been accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology. In West Virginia (and most states), it is required that you pass the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) examination in order to be licensed.