I need some advice about gtaking the short course for X-ray Technician or taking the Assoicates degree?

What are the differences of getting my Associate degree for Radiology or completing the 6-9 months short programs for X-ray Technician? What are the negatives and positives? What are the differences? Are they very much alike? Whats the honest yet best way to get answers to these questions?

Asked By: californiasianchick - 5/25/2008
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Don't waste your time or money on an x-ray technician program. An x-ray technician is a limited permit. That means you can only do very limited exams....extremities or chest x-rays for example. You will have a hard time finding a job with this. Most employers want a fully licensed tech, and most limited techs work... More
Answered By: Lissacal - 5/26/2008
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Well the best way to get those answers is to talk to some that is a radiologist. I personally would go for the associates degree. Because then you have a degree and if you decide to change fields later on you have already have a degree to build on. If you take the 6-9 mth program route, then you would have to start... More
Answered By: Missy Tx - 5/25/2008
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