Is it worth being a double major with Radiology and Nursing?
I am currently taking my basics and was undecided between majoring in Radiology and Nursing. Once I looked into there pre-req's more I realized they are a lot alike and im currently thinking about being a double major and taking both of them. So I was wondering if it will be worth it and would I get paid anymore for a nursing job with radiology back round and vice versa?
Asked By: Rita - 5/31/2011
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While the pre-reqs may be similar, the actual core programs are full time and dedicated, so you could not do both simultaneously. Would you be paid more? No. You would be paid for the job you actually are preforming.
Answered By: Diane A - 5/31/2011
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When it comes to clinicals, they are two completely different things. It would take quite a lot longer to finish if you did both. Not sure what benefit both would do for you, although some bigger hospitals do have radiology nurses.
Answered By: RadTech - BAS RT(R)(ARRT) - 5/31/2011
I highly doubt you are even allowed to do a double major with Radiology and nursing. First of all BOTH programs are difficult to even get into and both are difficult to complete. You have to go to school FULLTIME or take a night program that takes a little longer to become a RN or radiology tech. You have to pick 1 of... More
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