Catalog: PVCC 2022-2023 College Catalog

Computed Tomography (CSC)

Career Studies Certificate
Code: 221-172-02

Purpose: This certificate prepares individuals to work as entry-level CT imaging technologists. This is a G3 program.  Students may qualify for free tuition, fees, and books.  

Program Information: This program will prepare competent CP technologists in the cognitive (knowledge), psychomotor (skills), and affective (behavior) learning domains.

Occupational ObjectivesSuccessful graduates will be prepared to operate computed tomography scanners in healthcare facilities to create diagnostic images. Successful completers will sit for the Registered CT certification exam through the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Admission Requirements: Prior to enrollment in the CT program, students must hold a current ARRT licensure as a Radiographer.

Required Courses

Course NameCreditsTerm TakenGrade
RAD 196 - On-Site Training Credits: 5
RAD 228 - Enhanced Patient Care for Computed Tomography Imaging Credits: 3
RAD 242 - Computed Tomography Procedures and Instrumentation Credits: 2
RAD 244 - Case Studies in CT (Computed Tomography) Credits: 1
RAD 247 - Cross-Sectional Anatomy Credits: 3
RAD 296 - On-Site Training Credits: 5

Total minimum credits: 19