Academics

Computed Tomography Certificate

The mission of the Computed Tomography Program is to prepare knowledgeable and skilled entry-level CT technologists to meet the needs of the medical community.

Admission to Program

  • Successful completion of an accredited program in: radiologic technology, nuclear medicine technology and/or radiation therapy technology with a minimum cumulative grade point average of 2.50.
  • Currently hold national certification and registration in Radiography, Radiation Therapy, or Nuclear Medicine. and maintain a current license in medical radiation technology from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), Department of Nuclear Safety.
  • This one-semester program is offered in the spring and fall semesters with limited enrollment based on clinical availability.
  • Drug screen, criminal background check, physical exam, and proof of immunizations, will be required following program acceptance.
  • Required proof of current CPR certification: American Heart Association (AHA) Healthcare Provider (HLTH 041 at ICC or equivalent)or American Red Cross (ARC) Professional Rescuer and Health Care Provider  by specified date.  Proof of certification must be in the form of an original or photocopy of   course completion card issued by either the AHA or ARC.  Students are required to maintain current CPR certification throughout the program.

Degree

Certificate (Certificate Program)
Total Credit Hours: 14

Program Requirements

Select a course number below to see a course description.

Required Program Courses

Course Name Credit Hours
RADTK 260SECTIONAL ANATOMY FOR DIAGNOSTIC IMAGING 3
RADTK 270PATHOLOGY AND PHARMACOLOGY FOR THE IMAGING PROFESSIONAL 3
RADTK 280COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PRINCIPLES, INSTRUMENTATION AND IMAGING PROCEDURES 3
RADTK 285COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY PRACTICUM 3
RADTK 290COMPUTED TOMOGRAPHY REVIEW 2

This certificate program is online.  Please contact the Virtual Campus Office for more information.  (309) 694-8888 or icc.edu/VirtualCampus.

Recommended Course Sequence

Semester Courses
Fall Semester 1RADTK 260, RADTK 270, RADTK 280, RADTK 285, RADTK 290

Program Contact Information

Health Careers Department
Peoria Campus, Cedar 105
(309) 690-7530

Illinois Career Cluster

Health Science

Career Pathway:
Diagnostics Services

Career Pathway

Pathway programs at ICC have a map that shows the courses/degree requirements that will lead students to their desired education and employment goals.

Career Cluster: Health Sciences
Pathway: Diagnostic services
ICC Pathway: Radiography

Early College

If you are a high school junior or senior, you can get a head start on your future by taking college-level courses now! Visit our Dual Credit webpage for a listing of area high schools with courses available

Medical Terminology (HLTH 121)

Point of Entry

High School Diploma or GED

Getting Started: Apply to ICC | Apply to Health Careers | Paying for College | Career Information: Radiographer | Student Information

Associate of Applied Science Degree

Radiographer (67.5 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

RT

Employment Information

Radiologic Technician, Radiologic Technologist $16-27/hr

Post-Degree Certificate

Computed Tomography(14 credit hours)

Industry Credentials

CT

Industry Credentials

Radiologic Technician, Radiologic Technologist$16-27/hr

OCCUPATION BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

There are no current articulation agreements to Bachelor degree programs.

CAREER CLUSTER BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

Program transfer guides layout course work to be taken at ICC and the transfer institution to complete specific programs of study or majors.

University of St. Francis Radiologic Technology to Healthcare Leadership

Methodist College Bachelor of Health Science

Many other degree completion programs are available.

GENERAL BACHELOR DEGREE TRANSFER OPTIONS

General transfer agreements formalize the transfer process from ICC to other colleges and universities.

For additional transfer information:
Transfer Assistance
Useful Transfer Links
Transfer Agreements