The Limited Radiogarphy program is designed to teach non-imaging health care professionals such as ChAPs, CNAs, MAs, and RNs to take radiologic images. The course is entirely distance delivered using Blackboard, UAA's online course management system and live web conference classroom sessions using Elluminate Live.
Students wishing to pursue the certificate in Limited Radiography must have a clinical site in order to participate in this program. It is the responsibility of the student to secure their clinical site, UAA's Medical Imaging Sciences Department is not responsible for securing a clinical facility for students enrolled in the program. The clinical site must have a PA, Radiologist or Registered Radiographer on staff.
What are the outcomes of these courses?
- Entry-level knowledge and skills for employment as a limited radiographer
- Proficiency in the performance of limited radiographic procedures
- Meet state-wide staffing needs
How do I Apply?
Students are required to apply for admission to the University of Alaska Anchorage. Students are encouraged to apply directly to the Occupational Endorsement in Limited Radiography during the admissions process.
Limited Radiography classes have a departmental block placed on them--students must have permission from the instructor or other authorized staff member prior to registration. For information on how to register, please contact the AHS Student Success Coordinator (907) 786-4894.
- High School Diploma or GED
- Must be at lest 18 years of age
- Pre-algebra skills
- English proficiency - must have command of the English language
- Computer skills - must have excellent computer skills to include opening and attaching documents, navigating websites, and sending email.
Track for Completion
NOTE: Students must take RADT A101 before they can register for any other courses in the sequence.
- RADT A101 - 3 credits - Radiation Protection and Biology for Limited Radiography Professionals
- RADT A102 - 3 credits - Principles of Radiography for Limited Practice I
- RADT A103 - 3 credits - Principles of Radiography for Limited Practice II
- RADT A104 - 2 credits - Principles of Radiography for Limited Practice III
11 credits is required for the Occupational Endorsement Certificate in Limited Radiography. Click here to view the program brochure (in .pdf format).
What is an OEC?
Occupational Endorsement Certificates (OECs) are certificates requiring 29 or fewer credits to complete. These certificates provide the specialized knowledge and skills needed in specific employment sectors. OECs are noted on transcripts. To qualify for admission to an occupational endorsement certificate program a student must either:
Have earned a high school diploma, GED, or at least 60 college level semester credits; or
Be 18 years of age or older and have participated in UAA's Ability to Benefit Process (see UAA Catalog for details).