Radiography

Radiography

Degree Type

62-credit Associate of Applied Science Degree

Program Code

10-526-1

Time to Degree

More than 2 years

Start Date

August / January

How You'll Learn

Hybrid

Daytime

Evening

This is a partnership program with Milwaukee Area Technical College.

The radiographer is a technologist who produces images of the human body to aid physicians in the diagnosis of injuries and disease. In this program, learn to perform duties including positioning patients to acquire needed films, selecting appropriate X-ray exposure factors, aligning X-ray equipment, processing images photographically or electronically, and storing and retrieving images.

Please note: To be eligible for testing and/or licensing in the state of Wisconsin, you may be required to obtain a social security number.

Deadlines To Know*

Fall 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: September 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: June 10, 2024

Spring 2024 Start

  • Application Opens: April 1, 2023
  • Application Deadline: January 8, 2024

Summer 2024 Start

  • This program cannot be started in summer.

* Submit all checklist items by the application deadline. Apply early; deadlines are subject to change based on program demand.

Tuition Costs

The cost of your degree depends on a number of factors, including where you live, how your program is delivered, how long it takes to finish your program and the financial aid you receive. Explore current tuition and fees.

How To Apply

  • Apply online and pay the $30 application fee.
  • Submit a copy of one of the following to demonstrate your reading or writing skills:
      • High school GPA of 2.60 or above. Transcript must include completed coursework through the 11th grade.*
      • ACT, ACCUPLACER® or GED - 2014 Series (165 or higher).*
      • Prior college coursework may meet this requirement in whole or in part. Courses must be in the specific area(s), and you must have earned a grade of C or better (2.0 on a 4.0 scale) in the courses.*
      • If none of the above apply, sign up for the ACCUPLACER® placement test.

*Unofficial copies of these documents can be sent to admissions@wctc.edu.

Questions on the application process? Visit the Admissions page or contact an Enrollment Counselor.

1

Apply and Become Admitted to the Radiography Program

  • Follow the "How to Apply" steps outlined above. Be sure to complete these steps by the date listed in the "Application Deadlines" tab.
  • Admission to the Radiography  program does not guarantee seats in our core or clinical courses.
2

Complete General Studies Courses

Complete your General Studies courses. Have transfer credit? Check out Credit for Prior Learning.

WCTC students who enroll in a partnership program may enroll in general education courses at WCTC, then all credits transfer to Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) to complete program courses.

3

Take Pre-Admission Exam

Complete and successfully pass the TEAS exam.

4

Petition to the Program

Once you are awarded a seat through the petitioning process, you can begin your core courses. In order to begin core courses, you will need to successfully:

After successfully completing these steps and being awarded a seat through the petitioning process, you can begin your core courses at MATC. This is a full-time program including four semesters, a six-week summer session and a six-week externship. Explore answers to frequently asked questions.

5

After the Program

  • Students enrolled in this partnership program will graduate from Milwaukee Area Technical College, not WCTC.
  • Upon graduating, you will be prepared to take the entry-level certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiography Technologists (ARRT).

Program Details

Questions? We'd love to help! Connect with our Outreach team by filling out our online form or by email at outreach@wctc.edu.

If you are a self-motivated problem solver with good organizational skills, radiography might be for you. Radiography techs must also pay attention to detail and have strong communication and people skills. They work closely with other members of the medical team and interact directly with patients, making them comfortable and positioning them for X-rays.

  • Radiologic Technologist
  • X-ray Technician
  • Radiographer

Partnership programs are not open to high school students.

$53,200 $74,800 annually

Salary range estimates based on wages for related occupations in Waukesha County as reported by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). Individual wages may vary based on experience, industry, location and specific job requirements.

Check the WCTC Graduate Success Report to view our graduates’ entry wages.

As a program student, you are eligible to receive:

  • Financial aid loans
  • Scholarships
  • Other forms of assistance

For those applying for financial aid, apply online and use Milwaukee Area Technical College code 003866.

What Makes This Program Unique?

1

This partnership allows students to gain access to the Milwaukee Area Technical College (MATC) Radiography program.

2

Take core courses close to home, then complete your degree at our partner college.

3

Upon program completion, be prepared to take the entry-level certification examination administered by the American Registry of Radiography Technologists (ARRT).

Radiography

Accreditation

MATC’s Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JCERT).
JCERT

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Transfer Opportunities After WCTC

WCTC has credit transfer agreements with many four-year institutions that allow our degree graduates to transfer credits into a baccalaureate program, often at junior-level standing.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

There are no credit transfer agreements for this program at this time. For more information, contact your academic advisor.

 

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