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According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of radiologic technologists is expected to grow faster
than the average for all occupations, increasing the demand for diagnostic
imaging and therapeutic technology.
As highly skilled employees in a
dynamic and growing field, radiologic technologists (RTs) often work in multiple
specialty areas - radiologic technology, computed tomography, magnetic
resonance imaging, diagnostic medical sonography, cardiovascular-interventional
technology, bone densitometry and mammography. For an excellent
description of each of these specialties, visit American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
degree in medical imaging from Fort Hays State University, you will
develop competence and skills in multiple imaging modalities, which enables you
to pursue a wide variety of jobs and compete for higher salaries upon
our graduates are employed as staff in diagnostic imaging departments in
hospitals, but others seek employment in clinics, physician's offices, mobile
diagnostic imaging units and industrial health care facilities. Aside from
health care positions, you may consider administration, education or becoming a
representative or technical adviser for manufacturers of diagnostic imaging
equipment and supplies.
Still not sure about pursuing a
degree in medical imaging?
Visit Fort Hays State University’s Academic Advising and Career Exploration Center for more information about other career options. Feel free to contact us to talk
with a faculty advisor about the many opportunities that await you as a medical imaging professional.