Limited X-Ray Technician

Next class starts: January 17, 2023

View full schedule here.

Registration Eligibility: Adults & High School Seniors

High school students must be age 18 or older. Learn more.

Transfer Credit Opportunity

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

Locations

Lehi Main Campus

87%

Graduation rate

76%

Job placement

$24,600

Avg. starting salary

The primary responsibility of a limited x-ray technologist is to use x-ray equipment to image the internal structures of the human body within their scope of practice. X-ray imaging is a key tool that medical providers use to diagnose and treat injuries and diseases. This program will teach you to prepare patients for an x-ray exam, explain and perform x-ray exams, perform medical assistant duties, and assist with front desk responsibilities.

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 course 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. High school students can enroll if they are at least 18 years old and have completed the Medical Assistant program, the Practical Nursing program, and/or Advanced EMT.

Registration for Spring term 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.

  • Students must take the MTECH Entrance Assessment. The Entrance Assessment is free and takes about an hour to complete. No appointment is necessary. Students wishing to waive this requirement can do some by reaching out to the testing center via in person or email. To learn more, visit mtec.edu/testing.
  • Must have and show proof of current licensure or completion certificate in Medical Assisting, Practical Nursing, and/or Advanced EMT.
  • Background check and drug screen.
  • Proof of vaccine/immunization records.
  • Current BLS certification. If your certification will expire when you are in the program, you will be required to take the BLS course before your certification expires.
SECTIONCAMPUSROOM #START DATEEND DATESTART TIMEEND TIMEDAYS
Spring 2022 (LW)Lehi Main Campus2154/18/20228/4/20227:30 AM10:30 AMM-Th
Spring 2022 (LW)Lehi Main Campus2154/18/20228/4/202211:30 AM2:30 PMM-Th
Fall 2022Lehi Main Campus2159/7/202212/22/20226:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
Spring 2023Lehi Main Campus2151/17/20234/19/20236:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
Fall 2023Lehi Main Campus2158/15/202311/13/20236:00 PM9:00 PMM-Th
Schedule Notes:Students will be expected to complete a 3 hour hybrid assignment each week in addition to their regularly scheduled classes
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Total hours: 345

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Tuition/FeesCost
Tuition:$724.50
Registration Fee:$40.00
Application Fee:$0.00
Required Materials:$475.30
Industry Exam Fee:$0.00
Student Fees:$300.00
Facilities Fee:$50.00
Tuition/Fees Subtotal:$1,114.50
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Required MaterialsQuantityNotes (ISBN numbers, etc)Cost
Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice Textbook1 978-032-366-1874 $78.95
Radiography Essentials for Limited Practice Workbook1978-032-367-3150$33.90
Bontrager’s Handbook of Radiographic Positioning and Related Anatomy, 10th Edition, pocket size and spiral bound1978-032-369-4223$42.45
Scrubs2Any solid black scrubs are acceptable$50.00
ARRT Exam Fee1$200.00
DOPL License Application Fee1$70.00
Total Cost of Required Materials$475.30
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none
Total Cost of Optional Materials$0.00
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  • MTECH Certificate in Limited X-Ray
  • ARRT Limited Scope of Practice in Radiography (LS) License (exam is administered by Prov Exams)
  • 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 and career 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
345 hours
Total cost
$1,590
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