About the Program

John Wood Community College, in cooperation with Blessing Hospital, offers the Radiologic Technology AAS degree. Enrollment is limited.

Effective January 1, 2015, all candidates wishing to sit for the ARRT certification examination must have earned at minimum and associates degree from an accrediting agency recognized by the ARRT. 

The Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology has an articulation agreement with JWCC. JWCC has agreed to grant 31 credit hours for the certificate awarded to graduates of our program. Students are required to take an additional 34 credit hours of general education course work through JWCC in order to obtain an Associate's Degree in Applied Science (AAS Degree) upon completion of the Blessing Hospital School of Radiologic Technology program.

These general education courses are pre-requisite requirements for admission into the Blessing program. Courses taken at another institution may meet these pre-requisite requirements. It is the prospective student's responsibility to contact the Admissions Office at JWCC to see which courses transfer and to find out all current requirements that must be met in order to be granted the AAS Degree upon completion of our program.

John Wood Community College is accredited through the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools. The college can be reached at (217) 224-6500. Visit www.jwcc.edu for more information.

Advanced opportunities include diagnostic radiography, fluoroscopy, interventional vascular procedures, MRI, CT, ultrasound, nuclear medicine, mammography and bone densitometry.

Graduates are eligible to sit for the certification exam administered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Qualified graduates of other accredited Illinois radiologic technology programs may also enroll in this associate in applied science degree program.

Additional Information

For more information regarding the radiologic sciences you can access the following links:

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists

American Society of Radiologic Technologists