Accreditation/Mission Statement - RAD

RAD Tech PhantomProgram Mission Statement and Goals

The mission of the Radiologic Technology Program at Jefferson State Community College is to prepare graduates for entry-level employment as a radiologic technologist in the healthcare community.

This program mission is consistent with the colleges Statement of Philosophy and Purpose in the Jefferson State Community College Catalog and Student Handbook.

Program Goals:

The program mission can be met by the achievement of the following goals:

  1. Students will demonstrate didactic and clinical competence.
  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • *Students will apply positioning skills.
    • *Student will select appropriate technical factors.
    • *Students will practice radiation protection.
  1. Students will effectively communicate.
  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • *Students will use effective oral communication skills.
    • *Students will practice written communication skills.
  1. Students will utilize critical thinking skills.
  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • *Students will manipulate technical factors for non-routine examinations.
    • *Students will adapt positioning for trauma patients.
  1. Students will evaluate the importance of professionalism.
  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • *Students will develop a professional resume.
    • *Students will exhibit professional behaviors such as punctuality in the clinical setting.
  1. Provide qualified radiographers to meet the health care needs of the community.
  • Student Learning Outcomes:
    • *Students will pass the ARRT national certification on the first attempt.
    • *Students will complete the program according to program guidelines.
    • *Students will be satisfied with their education.
    • *Employers will be satisfied with the graduate’s performance.
    • *Of those pursuing employment, students will be gainfully employed within twelve months post-graduation.

Radiologic Technology Program Accreditation

The Radiologic Technology Program at Jefferson State Community College is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.  The JRCERT develops educational standards that are accepted by professionals in the radiologic sciences.  The program has a full 8-year accreditation with the next review date in October 2014. The JRCERT may be contacted at or:

20N Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
(312) 704-5300
(312) 704-5304 Fax

Jefferson State Community College is regionally accredited through the Southern Association of College and Schools.

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools
Commission on Colleges:
(404) 679-4500 extension 4504
(404) 679-4558 Fax

Effectiveness data for the program will be available on the JRCERT or Jefferson State Community College websites.

2020 Program Effectivness Data