Medical Imaging Department

Envision Your Future Here -- Become a Radiologic Technologist

Apply now. The application deadline is April 15.

The Department of Medical Imaging is committed to providing quality associate level radiologic technology education.

This exciting field in health care will offer you the opportunity to find employment in hospitals and private offices, as well as education, research and specialized modalities.

The radiology technology program is approved by the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC). The radiology technology program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee of Educators in Radiological Technologist (JRCERT).

The associate’s degree curriculum has been designed to develop professional competence in the scholarly practice of radiologic technology. The program of study offers interrelated theoretical and clinical learning experiences. When you have successfully completed the Radiography Technology Program, you will be prepared to take the National registry given by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists!

The program was transferred to Washington Adventist University (WAU), where it is now known as the radiologic technology program, part of the Department of Medical Imaging. Students who complete WAU’s full-time program will earn an associates’ degree – which will be required of all students taking their national board exams, as of January, 2015.

WAU’s two-year radiologic technology program is designed to develop professional competence in the practice of radiography, and it prepares students for employment in hospitals, private offices and other locations within the healthcare system.

The Washington Adventist Hospital radiography certificate program began in 1965 and graduated its first class in 1967. During its 48 years, the program produced nearly 400 graduates. In the past ten years, the program’s graduates have achieved an overall pass rate of 100 percent on their national board exams, which leads to employment. The program’s graduates have traditionally secured jobs within three months, and 80 percent of the graduates have remained in positions at Washington Adventist Hospital and Shady Grove Adventist Hospital, where they gained their practical experience.

The Radiologic Technology program has an enrollment limit of 15 students per admission year. The radiologic technology program is a 2-year program, and it allows student to integrate into the practice of professional radiologic technology within health care systems.

Kristin Mitas
Program Director of Medical Imaging

Dr. Grant Leitma, Chair
Phone: 301-891-4140
Fax: 301-891-4054
Wilkinson Hall, Room 441