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Sauk Academic programs

Computed Tomography

(E90) Certificate

The Computed Tomography (CT) certificate program is a full time one-semester program designed for the post-graduate radiologic technologist. Upon completion, the graduate will have the knowledge and skill to use computed  tomography technology to produce cross sectional anatomic images of the human body for diagnostic testing, radiation treatment planning, and nuclear medicine PET scanning.

Work and Employment

CT certification will provide an increased chance of employment by increasing technologists' knowledge and skills to better meet the needs of employers and the public.  Employment may be gained in hospitals, outpatient imaging centers, radiation therapy centers, mobile imaging, sales, and applications.

Special Considerations

Students with proof of ARRT radiography certification, radiation therapist (ARRT) certification, or nuclear medicine technologist (ARRT or NMTCB) certification will be eligible to enroll in the CT program. A current license in medical radiation technology from the Illinois Emergency Management Agency (IEMA), Department of Nuclear Safety is required.

Admission Requirements

Admission Procedures

Application Deadlines

The SVCC admission policy requirements and minimum Computed Tomography Academic Admission Requirements must be completed by the deadline of of the year the applicant wishes to be admitted.

Program Contacts at Sauk Valley Community College
Health Careers Education Counselor, 815/835-6354; Dianna Brevitt, Coordinator Radiologic Technology, 815/835-6362; Janet Lynch, Dean of Health Professions, 815/835-6374. 

Estimated Program Cost

The following figures are based on 2016-17 tuition and fee rates and the course fees in the Class Schedule for the required number 16 credit hours.

In-DistrictOut-of-DistrictOut-of-State
Tuition $1,776.00 $5,120.00 $5,552.00
Fees $186.00 $186.00 $186.00
Course Fees * $95.00 * $95.00 * $95.00
Total Tuition and Fees $2,057.00 $5,401.00 $5,833.00

* Note: Course fees may vary depending upon the classes that a student completes within an academic program. The course fee above is only an estimation and represents the maximum course fees possible; it is likely that course fees will be lower than the estimation above.