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School of Health Professions :: Programs of Study

Computed Tomography (CT) Imaging - Career Studies Certificate

MRI RoomThe CT program is designed to prepare selected registry eligible students and registered technologists to qualify as contributing members of the allied health interdisciplinary team which has need for highly skilled CT technologists. Upon completion of the Virginia Western curriculum and successful completion and documentation of all required clinical competencies as set forth by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT); technologists will be eligible to apply to take the National Registry examination leading to advanced certification as a Registered Radiographer in CT by the ARRT.


Applicants for Computed Tomography must have completed an approved program in radiography, radiation oncology or nuclear medicine technology. The student must be registered or registry eligible by the appropriate certification agency. All students must have a current CPR Healthcare Provider certification and must maintain that certification throughout the program. Applicants must have maintained a "C" average in past program courses in the discipline of certification.

Occupational Objectives

The technologist is eligible to apply to take the national registry examination leading to advanced certification in CT by the ARRT.  Program courses satisfy The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists' Structured Education Requirements for post-primary certification and registration.

Content Specifications for the ARRT Computed Tomography Examination (PDF)

American Society of Radiologic Technologists

What classes do I take?

This is a new program, Gainful Employment information will be posted when available.

Program Head

Susan A. Nolley, M.S., R.T.(R)
Assistant Professor, Radiography
Phone: 540-857-6197

Mailing address:
3091 Colonial Ave., SW
Roanoke, VA 24015

College Catalog

School of Health Professions

Carole S. Graham, Dean
Administration & business contacts
Location: Fralin Center HP214C
Phone: 540-857-6717