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Associate in Science Degree

Radiographers are medical professionals and members of the health care team who:

  • Perform diagnostic imaging procedures such as X-ray examinations of the bones, heart, lungs, and abdomen to be used for analyzing medical issues
  • Work in a variety of health care settings:
          - Hospitals
          - Urgent care centers and free standing emergency centers
          - Doctor's offices and
          - Diagnostic imaging centers

The Radiologic Technology program is a limited access program. Students are admitted once per year.

Students completing the program are eligible to take the national certification examination in radiography administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. ARRT certification is recognized throughout the country.

Program Details

Start Date: Fall
Program Code: 2155/2156
Requirements: See Catalog
Plan-Course Rotation: (PDF)

Location: St. Augustine Campus with clinicals scheduled at facilities in St. Johns, Putnam, Clay, Duval & Volusia counties

Program Length:

  • Two year: This A.S. degree program can be completed in approximately two years with students attending classes full-time.
  • Four years: Complete your A.S. degree and continue your education with SJR State’s Bachelor of Applied Science degree in Organizational Management and a specialization in Health Care Administration.

Questions? Call (904) 808-7465.
For an on-campus appointment contact the academic advising department on a campus near you.

The SJR State advantage

Ask any student and they will tell you that confidence is gained from experience. It is what instructors and employers call the "competitive edge."

  • SJR State's health-sciences building is designed to simulate a hospital
  • State-of-the-art technology provides the latest hands-on training:
    - Mobile Fluoroscopy C-arm
    - Portable X-ray machine
    - Live video X-rays and more!
  • Clinical rotations provide students with "real-world" experiences

Program Mission Statement

The Radiography curriculum is intended to provide qualified students with the educational experiences and practical skills required to function competently in the field of Radiologic Technology as an entry-level Radiographer. In addition, the program will be conducted in a manner which will motivate students to become patient advocates in their field, and to perform their duties with consideration, empathy, and respect toward all patients in all circumstances.


The St. Johns River State College Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

Length of Accreditation Award - 8 Years

Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, Illinois 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300

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NOTE: An individual who has been involved in a criminal proceeding or who has been charged with or convicted of a crime should file a pre-application with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) in order to obtain a ruling on the impact of the situation on their eligibility for certification and registration. The pre-application fee is non-refundable. Go to for more information.

How to Apply

(1) Apply to SJR State*
Apply now to SJR State and begin your pre-reqs/general education courses - on any campus or online.
(2) Radiologic Application - Deadline April 1 – May 15, 2024 for Fall 2024 enrollment

Financial Aid: Apply now!

Questions? Call (904) 808-7465.
For an on-campus appointment contact the academic advising department on a campus near you.
* Visit our SSN Web page for more information regarding the College's use of Social Security Numbers.

FAQs / Outcomes / Goals / Program Effectiveness Data

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Visit our Program Effectiveness Data (PDF)

Upon completion of this program, students will:

  • Goal 1. Students will develop and apply effective critical thinking skills.
    Outcome 1: Students will utilize critical thinking skills to modify radiographic procedures based on the patient’s body habitus, ability, trauma, and pathology. Outcome 2: The student will appropriately assess the patient and utilize critical thinking skills to assure patient safety.
  • Goal 2. Students will demonstrate clinical competency. Outcome 1: Students will demonstrate knowledge of human anatomy and positioning requirements for radiographic procedures. Outcome 2: Students will correctly critique radiographic images for diagnostic quality.
  • Goal 3. Students will demonstrate the ability to communicate effectively. Outcome 1: The student will demonstrate effective communication skills. Outcome 2: The student will demonstrate professionalism.
  • Goal 4. Students will display a professional commitment to safe and ethical practices. Outcome 1: The student will apply appropriate radiation protection practices for patients, staff, self & visitors. Outcome 2: Students will explain the various types of radiation protection and monitoring requirements.

Updated October 2023 * Consistent with JRCERT verbiage requirements.

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