Limited X-Ray Technician

Next class starts: 8/15/2024

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults only

Must be 18 years or older and graduated from high school. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

Credit hours for completing this program can be transferred to UVU. Learn more.

Locations

Lehi Campus - Building A

87%

Graduation rate

76%

Job placement

$24,600

Avg. starting salary

In this program, you will be instructed in both the classroom and the laboratory to learn on-the-job skills and then to apply your knowledge in a clinical and/or work setting. Prior to enrolling in this program, you must have an understanding of medical terminology and human anatomy and physiology. Coursework includes learning body positioning and the importance of radiation protection techniques.

This program is eligible for Financial and Veterans Aid! Learn more

For more information, contact the Program Coordinator.

Adults only. Must be 18 years or older and graduated from high school.

Registration for summer term is online on the MTECH Student Portal and remains open until classes are full. It is recommended to create your MTECH Student Portal account in advance.

Upon registration, you will register and submit payment for the first course in the program. Some fees and materials may be required upfront, while some may be paid later throughout the program.

While not required, you may make a deposit, in person or online, for the full program upon registration to be held in your student account.

  • Satisfy Entrance Requirements with Testing Center.
  • Current Healthcare Provider BLS Certification throughout the entire program
  • Proof of vaccine/immunization records
  • Background check and drug screen
  • Must have a current Medical Assistant License and/or completed an accredited Medical Assistant Program OR a current nursing license (LPN or higher), OR a current AEMT certification, OR a current CNA certification. Proof of education should be emailed to Katie Hong at katie.hong@mtec.edu prior to registration.
SECTIONCAMPUSROOM #START DATEEND DATESTART TIMEEND TIMEDAYS
Fall 2024Lehi Main Campus215/2168/15/202412/19/20246:00 PM9:00 PMT-Th
Spring 2025Lehi Main Campus215/2161/7/20255/8/20258:00 AM2:30 PMT,Th
Schedule Notes:Night students will be expected to complete a 3 hour hybrid assignment each week in addition to their regularly scheduled classes; day classes will have a 30 minute lunch break; clinicals may extend past the last day of class
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Total hours: 345

Course Descriptions
 
Course NameCourse HoursCourse CreditsExternship/Clinical/ WBL CreditsTuition ($120/credit hour)Course Fees
Radiographic Procedures and Patient Care12040$480.00$305.00
Radiographic Core9030$360.00$30.00
Limited X-Ray Technician Clinicals1353$360.00$15.00
TOTALS:34573$1,200.00$350.00
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Upon registration, you will register and submit payment for the first course in the program. While not required, you may make a deposit, in person or online, for the full program upon registration to be held in your student account.
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Tuition/FeesCost
Tuition:$1,200.00
Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:$0.00
Student Fees:$350.00
Required Materials:$330.00
Industry Exam Fee:$0.00
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Course-by-course cost breakdowns can be found on the “Courses” tab above. Upon registration, you will register and submit payment for the first course in the program. Fees and materials may be required upfront, while some may be paid later throughout the program. While not required, you may make a deposit, in person or online, for the full program upon registration to be held in your student account.
Required MaterialsQuantityNotes (ISBN numbers, etc)Cost
Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice1 978-0-32366-187-4 included in course fees
Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice Workbook1978-0-32367-315-0included in course fees
Bontrager’s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, 11th edition; pocket size and spiral bound1978-0-32393-746-7included in course fees
Rad Tech Boot Camp (Clover Learning)1Students will be given an access code once fee is paidincluded in course fees
Scrubs2Any solid black scrubs are acceptable$60.00
ARRT Exam Fee1Required to be employed; not paid to MTECH$200.00
DOPL License Application Fee1Required to be employed; not paid to MTECH$70.00
Total Cost of Required Materials$330.00
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  • MTECH Certificate in Limited X-Ray
  • Students are prepared to take the ARRT Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography (LS) exam (Proctored by Prov Exam).
  • DOPL License for Radiology Practical Technician
  • Healthcare Provider BLS

At MTECH, you will join an exclusive group of graduates who benefit from a commitment to excellence shared by everyone at the school. From instructors who deliver a relevant, industry-driven curriculum to academic counselors focused on ensuring you have the tools you need to succeed, we all share the same goal: your success as a student.

Program length
4 months
Total cost
$1,920
Lehi Campus - Building A
Program length
4 mos
Total cost
$1,920
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Course Descriptions

Radiographic Procedures and Patient Care
This course is designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills to take x-ray images of the chest, upper and lower limb, shoulder girdle, spine, skull, and podiatry exams. During this course students will practice taking x-rays, identifying anatomy and topical landmarks, and how to position the patient and the x-ray tube for each exam. Students will practice using post processing techniques when completing the entire process of start to finish when taking an x-ray.
Radiographic Core
This course is designed to teach students about x-ray imaging and exposure techniques, radiation protection, radiobiology, and radiographic physics. Students will learn how to use digital imaging techniques and post processing techniques in both the lab and in the classroom. This course will assist students in understanding the core methods of radiography.
Limited X-Ray Technician Clinicals
This course is designed for students to take their knowledge of what they learned in the classroom and laboratory and apply it to their clinical site. Students will position patients, use proper radiation protection techniques, and take x-rays under the supervision of the x-ray department staff. Students will learn the job of an X-ray technologist through real world experiences.
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