Radiography

Helping the medical team diagnose and treat patients.

 

Our Radiography Program is ready to welcome you to an exciting new career in a challenging health care field.

As a radiographer, you will play a key role in the medical team, providing diagnostic radiology services in hospitals, clinics, and advanced medical imaging centers. Your responsibilities will include selecting appropriate exposure factors, providing radiation protection, processing images, and evaluating image quality.

At Minnesota State College Southeast in Winona, radiography students can expect one-on-one attention from our instructors. Our newly renovated facilities include a state-of-the-art energized x-ray laboratory with computed radiography and direct digital technology. Through classroom study, labs, and clinicals, you will be well trained in all aspects of the technology and patient care.

Unlike many programs in the region, the Radiography Program at MSC Southeast will never have a waiting list. We are ready to welcome you to the program now!

Download these packets for more information about the program and to begin the application process.

Upon graduating from Radiography at MSC Southeast, you will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national certification exam. You'll be ready to find employment as an entry-level radiographer or continue your education in an advanced field of study. The employment outlook in medical imaging is excellent! According to U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment growth of about 9% is expected between 2014 and 2024 and the median annual wage for radiologic technologists was $ $58,120 in May, 2015.

Our Mission
The Minnesota State College Southeast Radiography Program strives to be the educator of choice in providing patient-centered, professional, high-quality education to equip graduates to achieve excellence and integrity in the medical imaging community and to be life-long learners.

Major Offerings

Accreditation

The radiography program is accredited by the only national programmatic accreditor recognized by the US Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA).

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

Outcomes & Opportunities

Program Learning Outcomes

Goal 1: Students/Graduates will demonstrate clinical competence

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will provide patient care
  • Students will demonstrate proficiency in radiographic positioning
  • Students will practice radiation safety principles

Goal 2: Students/Graduates will practice critical thinking skills

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will perform non-routine procedures
  • Students will analyze images

Goal 3: Students/Graduates will apply effective communication skills

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will practice oral communication
  • Students will illustrate written communication

Goal 4: Students/Graduates will synthesize the importance of professionalism

Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will determine the importance of professional development
  • Students will demonstrate professional behavior

Placement & Costs

Estimated Program Costs (PDF)
Radiography Program Effectiveness Data (PDF)

Career Opportunities

  • Hospitals
  • Medical Clinics
  • Medical Imaging Centers

Transfer Credits

Expand your opportunities. Learn how your credits can transfer between MnSCU colleges and universities.

College Articulated Transfer Agreements

Highlights & Instructors

Program Highlights

  • You will work directly with patients.
  • The clinical experience allows you to explore different modalities within radiography.
  • Our instructors are committed to student success.

Instructors

  • Valarie Bere earned her Bachelor of Business Administration from Viterbo University in 2010 and her Associates in Applied Science in Radiologic Technology from Western Technical College in 1998. She is currently working towards her Master's in Educational Leadership. She is a registered technologist in mammography and computed tomography through the ARRT. She has a passion for working with the future generations of Radiography.
  • Alex Howell is now working on a bachelor's degree in Healthcare Leadership and Administration from Winona State University. Alex received an Associate in Applied Science in Radiography from Western Technical College in 2003. He is a registered technologist in Radiography and Computed Tomography through the ARRT. He enjoys working with future generations of Radiologic Technologist and has a passion for teaching.

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