Radiology Technician Program at Passaic County Community College (PCCC)

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Radiology Technician Program

Students seeking a certificate or degree in the radiology technician program at Passaic County 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 New Jersey colleges that offer radiology technician program.

The Radiology Technician program at Passaic County Community College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology since 1973.

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Students Enrolled in the Radiology Technician Program

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

Students by Gender (2013)

 Graduates
Male6
Female11

Students by Race (2013)

 Graduates
Asian2
Black1
Hispanic9
White4
Unknown1

Career Options for Graduates

Upon completion of the Radiology Technician program at Passaic County Community College, most students have pursued careers in the following fields:

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

Salary & Wages

  • Edison-New Brunswick, NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 150
    • Average Hourly Rate: $44.48
    • Average Annual Salary: $92,520
  • Nassau-Suffolk, NY Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 300
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.26
    • Average Annual Salary: $100,390
  • Newark-Union, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 170
    • Average Hourly Rate: $47.49
    • Average Annual Salary: $98,780
  • New York-White Plains-Wayne, NY-NJ Metropolitan Division
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.81
    • Average Annual Salary: $101,520

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 New Jersey

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 = Doctorate Degree (PhD,MD,...)

Bergen Community College

Paramus, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (C,A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (C,A)
  • Surgical Technologist (C,A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (C,A)

Essex County College

Newark, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 23 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)

Fairleigh Dickinson University - College at Florham

Madison, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (B)
  • Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention and Treatment Professions (B)

American Institute of Medical Sciences & Education

Piscatway, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Career College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Cardiovascular Technology (A)
  • Electrocardiograph Technology (A)
  • Electroneurodiagnostic, Electroencephalographic Technology (A)
  • Radiology Technician (A)

Middlesex County College

Edison, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 30 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)

Brookdale Community College

Lincroft, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)

Mercer County Community College

West Windsor, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 15 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)

Burlington County College

Pemberton, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 10 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)
  • Ultrasound Technician (A)

Cooper Health System Center for Allied Health Education

Camden, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Healthcare or Nursing School
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Perfusion Technology (C)
  • Radiology Technician (C)
  • Radiologic Technology (C)

Cumberland County College

Vineland, NJ
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 17 students completed this program

Programs

  • Radiology Technician (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)

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