Avera Sacred Heart Hospital

501 Summit, Yankton, SD

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The field of radiologic technology is exciting. Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Yankton, SD offers an outstanding program. Since the discovery of the X-Ray in 1895, the field of radiologic sciences has grown to include diagnostic radiology, computerized imaging, radiation therapy, ultrasound, nuclear medicine and magnetic resonance imaging. As a radiologic technologist, you will work in a hospital and earn a good salary. The cost of tuition is $2,600.

Radiologic technologist can use equipment to produce 2-D and 3-D images of tissue, organs, bones and vessels. Most radiographers specialize in mammography, computed tomography (CT) or other types of medical imaging. They use radio frequency to develop images. Nuclear medicine technologists use radiopharmaceuticals and special cameras to produce images of organs and reveal their function.

During their program of study students will take courses in Radiologic Technology, Professional Ethics, nursing, Human Anatomy and Physiology, Radiographic Physics, Routine Radiographic Procedures, Medical Terminology, and Emergency Radiography.

Graduates of the program for 2012-2103 finished the program without debt. All of them graduated on time and 100% passed the National Certification Examination on the first try. Eighty-three percent of graduates are employed or continuing their education.

If you are thinking out a career in radiologic technology, then don’t wait any longer. Apply to Avera Sacred Heart Hospital is a straight forward process. Applicants should submit an application form, transcripts, and letters of recommendation.

Programs Offered

The program list below was created by historical graduation information reported by the school. This list may not represent the current curriculum offered. Visit the school's website to get more information about programs offered.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

  • The tuition charges per year are around $1,500*
  • Required fees are estimated to be around $50*
  • Ten students graduated in the last reported year

*Amounts for tuition, fees, and supplies are an estimate which are calculated based on historical data and should be solely used for informational purposes only.
**Repayment rates, earnings, and loan payments are estimated to provide a comparative context. For more detailed information individuals are asked to contact the school.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

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Note: Financial aid is only available for those who qualify, check with the school for details.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $1,500-$1,800 per year
  • Required fees for full-time students: $53

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Receiving Grants & Scholarships17%$167

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