Radiologic Technology

The Radiologic Technology program is offered at Rolla Technical Center.  Upon completion of the program, East Central College will grant credits earned toward a certificate or degree.  Students will learn to use state of the art equipment and ionizing radiation to produce diagnostic images in order to aid in the diagnosis and treatment of illness and disease.

Managed by Rolla Technical Center, the Radiologic Technology is a 20 month program that is accredited by the Joint Review Committee for Education in Radiologic Technology. Graduates of the Radiologic Technology program will receive an Associate of Applied Science degree and sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists, a national certification examination.

Additional Information:


Radiologic Technologists take X-rays and administer non-radioactive materials into patients bloodstream for diagnostic purposes. These professionals produce X-ray films of parts of the human body for use in diagnosing medical problems. Radiologic technologists also prepare patients for exams by explaining the procedure, removing articles through which X-rays cannot pass and positioning patients appropriately.

Employment Opportunities and Salary Ranges:

The radiologic technology profession is experiencing faster-than-average job growth. Employment for radiologic technologists is projected to grow 13% from 2016-2026, according to the U.S. Department of Labor. The May 2018 average annual earnings were $59,520 with the highest earnings at $86,350. The average salary for these professionals in Missouri is $25.96 per hour.

Radiologic technologists find opportunities in several areas:

  • General medical and surgical hospitals
  • Physicians’ offices
  • Outpatient care centers
  • Medical and diagnostic laboratories
  • Federal executive branch (OES designation)

ECC Registration

Rachael Karr

Program Contact: For additional information, please contact any of the following individuals:

  • Maggie Ogden,Program Director, 573-458-0160
  • Brandi Grindel, Clinical Director, 573-458-0160
  • Administrative Assistant-Admissions, 573-458-0160