Radiology Technician Program at Orange County Community College (SUNY Orange)

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Radiology Technician Program

Students seeking a certificate or degree in the radiology technician program at Orange 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 York colleges that offer radiology technician program.

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Students Enrolled in the Radiology Technician Program

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

Students by Gender (2015)

 Graduates
Male9
Female10

Students by Race (2015)

 Graduates
Hispanic2
White17

Source: IPEDS Survey 2012-2015: Data obtained from the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS). Data may vary depending on school and academic year.

Career Options for Graduates

Students who have completed the Radiology Technician program at Orange County 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 & Projections ()

According to the BLS, radiation therapists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 14.0% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 250
    • Average Hourly Rate: $49.28
    • Average Annual Salary: $102490
  • Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 170
    • Average Hourly Rate: $48.92
    • Average Annual Salary: $101750

Radiologic Technologists

Description

Take x rays and CAT scans or administer nonradioactive materials into patient's blood stream for diagnostic purposes. Includes technologists who specialize in other scanning modalities.

Career Outlook & Projections ()

According to the BLS, radiologic technologists employment is expected to grow at a rate of 8.7% from 2014 to 2024

Salary & Wages

  • Nassau County-Suffolk County, NY Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 2
    • Average Hourly Rate: $33.88
    • Average Annual Salary: $70470
  • Newark, NJ-PA Metropolitan Division
    • Total Employment: 1
    • Average Hourly Rate: $32.06
    • Average Annual Salary: $66690

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 York

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,...)

SUNY Westchester Community College

Valhalla, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 25 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology (A)
  • Respiratory Therapy (A)

Manhattan College

Riverdale, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Nuclear Medicine (B)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology (B)

CUNY Bronx Community College

Bronx, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 41 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (A)

Hostos Community College - CUNY

Bronx, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 21 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (A)

Memorial Hospital School of Radiation Therapy Technology

New York, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (A)

CUNY LaGuardia Community College

Long Island City, NY
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School Details

  • Type: Community College
  • 18 students completed this program

Programs

  • Emergency Medical Technology (A)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology (A)

St. Francis College

Brooklyn Heights, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 7 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (B)
  • Physician Assistant (B)

CUNY New York City College of Technology

Brooklyn, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Public College
  • 69 students completed this program

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (A,B)

SUNY Downstate Medical Center

Brooklyn, NY
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School Details

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

Programs

  • Medical Radiologic Technology (B)
  • Physician Assistant (B)

Long Island University - C W Post Campus

Brookville, NY
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School Details

  • Type: 4-Year Private College
  • 24 students completed this program

Programs

  • Perfusion Technology (C,B)
  • Medical Radiologic Technology (C,B)

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Contact Information

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Admissions Office

  • Phone: (845) 341-4060

Financial Aid Office

  • Phone: (845) 341-4190

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Overall Rating: 3 / 5 Stars

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