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Radiology Technician Program at Northern Essex Community College (NECC)

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  • FAFSA School Code: 002174
  • Phone: (978) 556-3000

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Radiology Technician Program

Students seeking a certificate or degree in the radiology technician program at Northern Essex Community College will focus on radiation treatment for patients of varying backgrounds, learning to administer prescribed courses of radiation treatments and managing patient care for radiation therapy patients. Students who gain a radiology technician degree or certification study courses in radiation biology, radiation oncology procedures and techniques, radiation dosimetry, and go on to employ this knowledge to help patients in need of radiation treatment. Get more details below including other Massachusetts colleges that offer radiology technician program.

The Radiology Technician program at NECC is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology since 1971.

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Students Enrolled in the Radiology Technician Program

Get more details below regarding enrollment, academics, and school demographics. NECC offers an associate's degree program in radiology technician.

Students by Gender (2010-2011)

 Graduates
Male2
Female11

Students by Race (2010-2011)

 Graduates
American Indian1
Hispanic3
White9

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Radiology Technician program at Northern Essex Community College, have entered into some of these more popular career paths listed below:

Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary

  • Description:

    Teach courses in health specialties, in fields such as dentistry, laboratory technology, medicine, pharmacy, public health, therapy, and veterinary medicine.

Radiation Therapists

  • Description:

    Provide radiation therapy to patients as prescribed by a radiologist according to established practices and standards. Duties may include reviewing prescription and diagnosis; acting as liaison with physician and supportive care personnel; preparing equipment, such as immobilization, treatment, and protection devices; and maintaining records, reports, and files. May assist in dosimetry procedures and tumor localization.

  • Career Outlook & Projects ():

    According to the BLS, radiation therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 20.3% from 2010 to 2020

Source: Job descriptions, estimated salary and wages, and projected job growth are taken from the Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

Other schools offering Radiology Technician Programs in Massachusetts

Radiology Technician programs are available at the colleges and universities listed below.

C = Certificate or Award | A = Associate Degree | B = Bachelor's Degree | M = Master's Degree | D = Doctor Degree (Ph.D.,M.D.,...)

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Middlesex Community College

Bedford, MA
Type: Community College

13 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)
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Bunker Hill Community College

Boston, MA
Type: Community College

47 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Cardiovascular Technology (C,A)
  • Radiology Technician (C,A)
  • Surgical Technologist (C,A)
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Suffolk University

Boston, MA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Radiology Technician (C,A,B)
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Roxbury Community College

Roxbury Crossing, MA
Type: Community College

8 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Radiology Technician (A)
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Massachusetts Bay Community College

Wellesley Hills, MA
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Surgical Technologist (A)
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Laboure College

Boston, MA
Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs Offered
  • Electroneurodiagnostic, Electroencephalographic Technology (A)
  • Radiology Technician (A)
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Massasoit Community College

Brockton, MA
Type: Community College

22 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)
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Quinsigamond Community College

Worcester, MA
Type: Community College

23 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
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Holyoke Community College

Holyoke, MA
Type: Community College

18 students completed this program

Programs Offered
  • Radiology Technician (A)