The UPMC Northwest Radiologic Technology Program has been in establishment for over 55 years, preparing and educating radiographers for a rewarding career. We prepare graduates to enter the workforce as leaders and advocates for quality patient care. Our program is a continuous, 23-month certificate course of study. The UPMC Northwest Radiologic Technology Program has been awarded with a five-year accreditation from the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).
The mission of the UPMC Northwest Radiologic Technology Program is to graduate competent Radiologic Technologists who will deliver quality and compassionate health care with dignity and respect
Students will be clinically competent in entry-level radiographic skills. Outcomes include:
Students will demonstrate written and oral communication effectively. Outcomes include:
Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills in the classroom and clinical setting. Outcomes include:
Students will exhibit professionalism and realize the value of life-long learning. Outcomes include:
PennWest University students enrolled in the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Sciences (BSMIS) have an academic preparation of two years at the university and continue with the 23-month course of study at UPMC Northwest Radiologic Technology Program.
Applicants must have a minimum Associate Degree in health care related field to apply.
Learn more about the Radiologic Technology Program at UPMC Northwest.View the Program Brochure (PDF)