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.
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.
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 current tuition and fee rates for the required number 16 credit hours.
|Student Activity Fee||$75.00||$75.00||$75.00|
|Total Tuition and Fees||$1,873.00||$5,217.00||$5,649.00|
Estimated Additional Costs
The following figures are based on the average estimated per-credit-hour cost of attendance for the required number 16 credit hours. Actual costs will vary; check the Class Schedule for actual book costs.
|Room and Board||$3,375.00|
|Books and Supplies||$750.56|