WSCC 2024-2025 Catalog 
    
    Jun 16, 2024  
WSCC 2024-2025 Catalog

Computed Tomography (CT) Technologist


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Eligible students must possess at least an Associate’s Degree as a Radiologic Technologist and have earned an ARRT certification. This program is offered in collaboration with other Michigan community colleges through the Michigan Workforce Training and Education Collaborative (MWTEC). Didactic coursework is completed online, and clinical coursework is completed at a facility local to the student.

The Computed Tomography (CT) Program prepares students on the use of computed tomography equipment to produce cross sectional images of patient’s internal organs and tissues, to correctly interpret a provider’s CT order, to administer contrast agents as ordered, and to position the patient so precise images are captured to aid in the diagnosis of medical conditions. Prepares student to sit for the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (AART-CT) exam. For additional information, please visit https://www.mwtec.org/ct-tech-program.

Program of Study


Semester 1: MWTEC Courses


  • CTG 210 - CT Patient Care and Safety 1 credit hr
  • CTG 215 - Principles of CT 1 credit hr
  • CTG 230 - CT Procedures and Pathophysiology 3 credit hrs
  • CTG 240 - CT Clinical Practice I 3 credit hrs

Total: 8 Credit Hrs | 8 Contact Hrs


Semester 2: MWTEC Courses


  • CTG 220 - CT Instrumentation 2 credit hrs
  • CTG 231 - CT Procedures and Pathophysiology II 3 credit hrs
  • CTG 241 - CT Clinical Practice II 3 credit hrs

Total: 8 Credit Hrs | 8 Contact Hrs


Certificate Total: 16 Credit Hrs | 16 Contact Hrs


Prior to acceptance into the CT program, a criminal background investigation will be required of students. Students who have a misdemeanor or felony conviction will also be required to submit a pre-application to the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) to determine eligibility to complete the ARRT certification exam earning nationally recognized professional credentials.  For more information, visit the ARRT website.  Also, a current American Heart Association (AHA) Provider Basic Life Support (BLS) card is required before attending any clinical placement. All courses must be completed with a “C” or better. 

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