Radiologic Technology (AAS)

The hybrid radiologic technology program at University of Saint Francis combines asynchronous online learning with on-the-ground labs and clinical rotations.

Associate of Applied Science
22 months
Hybrid, Crown Point, Fort Wayne

Why Become a Radiologic Technologist?

Medical imaging is a crucial part of the diagnosis process. A career in radiology combines technology with patient care—and it’s a field that will see continued growth throughout the next decade. U.S. News & World Report ranks radiology and MRI technologists at #14 and #21 on its top healthcare support careers list for 2021.

Many radiology technologist positions require licensure. With an accredited associate-level radiology degree, like the one offered at Saint Francis, you’ll be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists certification exam.

Dual-Enrollment Associate and Bachelor’s Degree Option:

Earn a bachelor’s in advanced medical imaging – and expand your certification opportunities – in just one additional year.


Number of jobs for radiologic and MRI technologists in 2022


Projected increase in demand for radiologic and MRI technologists through 2032 (faster than average for all occupations)


Median annual salary for radiologic and MRI technologists in 2022

Why Saint Francis for Radiologic Technology?

Radiologic technology schooling at Saint Francis is high-tech and high-touch. This 6-semester program blends the convenience of a high-quality online learning environment with enriching, real-world experiences.

Small class sizes and accessible student services give you the personalized support you need to succeed. And, with a strong foundation in science and roots in the Franciscan tradition, Saint Francis’ radiologic technology program builds you into a skilled, compassionate healthcare professional.

Hands-On Learning in State-of-the-Art Labs

You will build confidence and career skills with your professors and peers in well-equipped facilities at Saint Francis Fort Wayne and Crown Point locations, including:

  • Digital X-Ray Lab – master imaging software and positioning skills
  • SIM Lab – experience code blue and trauma simulations

Your hands-on learning goes beyond campus learning spaces; your radiologic technologist schooling also entails clinical experiences at places like:

Fort Wayne Clinical Affiliates

  • Adams Memorial Hospital
  • Parkview DeKalb Health
  • Bluffton Regional Medical Center
  • Dupont Hospital
  • Dupont Outpatient Services
  • The Imaging Center
  • Lutheran Hospital Medical Imaging
  • Ortho Northeast
  • Parkview Whitley Hospital
  • Parkview Huntington Hospital
  • RediMed
  • VA Northern Indiana Health Care System

Crown Point Clinical Affiliates

  • Franciscan Health – Dyer
  • Franciscan Health – Munster
  • Franciscan Health Beacon Hospital
  • Franciscan Health Michigan City
  • Franciscan Health Rensselaer
  • Franciscan Health-Crown Point
  • Franciscan Health-Franciscan Point
  • Northwest Health LaPorte-Lifeworks Imaging
  • Saint Anthony Valparaiso Center for Diagnostic Imaging
  • South MRI & Diagnostic Center
  • Starke Hospital

What You Can Do With a Radiologic Technology Degree

Your associate degree in radiologic technology prepares you for imaging positions in hospitals, independent imaging labs, physician offices, urgent care centers, outpatient surgery centers, and other facilities. Saint Francis graduates found positions in healthcare organizations such as:

  • Adams Health Network
  • Community Chiropractic & Wellness Center
  • Fort Wayne Ortho
  • IU Health
  • Kettering Health Network Dayton Medical Imaging
  • Lutheran Health Network
  • Maple Grove Hospital
  • Mercy Health Ohio
  • Midwest X-Ray
  • Mobilex USA
  • Northeastern Indiana Urology
  • Open & Wide MRI
  • Ortho Northeast
  • Parkview Health
  • Summit Radiology

As you gain experience, you may be eligible to move into supervisory positions in imaging departments or centers.


The University of Saint Francis Radiography program is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

A site visit was conducted in October 2021. The program was awarded an eight-year accreditation. The next site visit will occur in the fourth quarter of 2029, with an interim report due October 2025.

The program has developed a mission statement, goals, and student learning outcomes that guide the program’s curriculum development, evaluation, and assessment practices. In addition, the performance of the program is reflected through various program effectiveness data as defined, collected, and reported by the accrediting body, which is the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT) located at 20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, 312-704-5300,

Learn more about what makes life at Saint Francis so special.