Health Care Certificate - Radiologic Technology Track

Students completing this certificate will gain a skillset allowing them to work in a number of radiology related occupations. This track is designed to prepare students for application into PTC’s Radiologic Technology program.

Specific details about courses required for application, minimum GPA and other requirements can be found in the information prior to the Radiologic Technology program outline.


Required Courses

BIO 210 Anatomy and Physiology I 4.0
ENG 101 English Composition I 3.0
MAT 102 Intermediate Algebra
or MAT 120 Probability and Statistics
PSY 201 General Psychology 3.0
Subtotal   13.0
AHS 102 Medical Terminology 3.0
AHS 106 Cardiopulmonary Resuscitation 1.0
AHS 155 Special Topics in Health Care 3.0
Choose eight (8) credits from:  
AHS 154 Culture and Wellness 1.0
AHS 161 Introduction to Health Careers 1.0
AHS 170 Fundamentals of Disease 3.0
AHS 205 Ethics and Law for Allied Health Professions 3.0
BIO 211 Anatomy and Physiology II (required) 4.0
Choose six (6) credits from:  Credit Hours
CPT 101 Introduction to Computers  3.0
  Elective Humanities/Fine Arts 3.0
Subtotal   21.0
Total Credit Hours   34.0

Updated 3/31/2017


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Advisement Information

Program information

  • Students who are planning to pursue a Degree in Radiologic Technology will start their education in the Certificate program.
  • Note that not all of the classes required to complete the Health Care Certificate are required for the Degree in Radiologic Technology. (The certificate does not have to be completed to move to the associate degree program.)
  • Click here for information about the Radiologic Technology Degree.  

Notes about individual classes

  • The English required for this program is ENG 101.  Students will follow this progression, with their starting point being determined by their placement test scores:  ENG 032/012 and/or RDG 032/012 (or RWR 032/012) > ENG 100 and/or RDG 100 (or RWR 100) > ENG 101.
  • The math required for this program is MAT 102 or MAT 120.  Students will follow this progression, with their starting point being determined by their placement test scores:  MAT 032/012 > MAT 152 or MAT 101 > MAT 102 or MAT 120.
  • CPT 101 is required.  CPT 101 will use Office 2016.  CPT 101 students must purchase an access code for My IT Lab, a learning management system.  The CPT 101 access code is good for six months.  RDG 100 or RWR 100 is a prerequisite for CPT 101.
  • Developmental and transitional classes, if needed, should be taken first.


  • You can find the name of your assigned academic advisor by reviewing Degree Works, your Class Schedule, or by visiting the Advising webpage.
  • Lee Balentine is the Program Director of Radiologic Technology.
  • Please email if this Advising Guide needs to be corrected or updated.

Advisement Information updated 9/2017.