Becoming an Xray technician...Community College or Technical school??
I am very interested in becoming an xray technician but I can't decide if I should go to a community college or a technical school to get my associates degree. Could anyone please tell me the pros and cons to either of these? Are they both two years?
Asked By: Kris - 5/17/2008
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There are many schools in many states where you can get trained to be a radiologic technologist (the proper term for a x-ray tech). You can attend a hospital based program (and earn a certificate), a 2 year college program (AS degree), and even a 4 year college program (BS degree). The hospital based programs are the... More
Answered By: Lissacal - 5/18/2008
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they are both 2 years. which ever one has a 'school of allied health' is the one you need to go to. If they both have allied health, then they are both about the same.
Answered By: Shannon XoXo - 5/17/2008
Community Colleges are great, but you waste a lot of time talking courses you don't actually need. I spent a lot of time in both a community college and a university. I think I would try a trechnical college to get my associate's degree. They have a lot of classes but they are on what I want to learn.
Answered By: Maxine H - 5/17/2008
A technical school if you are absolutely certain that you will be an Xray technician and will remain in that occupation./
Answered By: DrIG - 5/21/2008
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