The Radiologic Technology Program of Lake Michigan College will provide for both the personal and professional career development of each student in the field of radiography. The Radiologic Technology Program goals are:
- The students will demonstrate entry-level knowledge and expertise in the field of clinical radiography.
- Students will grow and develop professionally.
- Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
- Students will demonstrate appropriate communication skills.
- Graduates will be employable and meet the needs of the health care community.
The Radiologic Technology Program is committed to providing a sound academic and professional course of study that meets the requirements for qualified radiographers and the requirements of Lake Michigan College for an Associate in Applied Science degree. The Radiologic Technology Program provides a sound base of clinical courses and practice along with complimentary supportive course work from the sciences and general education.
The Radiologic Technology Program follows the accreditation policies for Radiologic Technology Education as set forth by the JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology). The JRCERT address is 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, Illinois, 60606-3182. Standards for accreditation and annual program effectiveness information may be accessed at their website. You can also email them.
Assessment Plan Student Learning Outcomes
The Radiologic Technology program gathers data on the outcomes listed below, which correspond to the program goals listed above.
1.1 Students will produce diagnostic examinations.
1.2 Students will demonstrate a working understanding of CR/DR digital systems.
1.3 Students will utilize radiation protection measures.
2.1 Students will formulate solutions for ethical problems.
2.2 Students will model professional behaviors.
3.1 Students will analyze images.
3.2 Students will perform non-routine exams.
4.1 Students will demonstrate verbal communication skills.
4.2 Students will demonstrate writing skills.
5.1 Graduates will employ ASRT practice standards in radiographer positions.
5.2 Graduates will indicate that they were prepared for employment through the program.
5.3 The program will demonstrate a consistent graduation rate.
5.4 Graduates will obtain employment
5.5 Students will pass the ARRT Radiography Certification Examination
Program Effectiveness Data is available on the program web page - click on the Program Effectiveness Data tab.
The Lake Michigan College Radiologic Technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
Lake Michigan College is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission (hlcommission.org), a regional accreditation agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. More information on College and Program Accreditation is available on the LMC website.
The Higher Learning Commission
230 South LaSalle Street, Suite 7-500
Chicago, Illinois 60604-1411
(800) 621-7440 phone