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Limited Radiography Occupational Endorsement Certificate

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    Limited Radiography Occupational Endorsement Certificate

    Gain technical skills in radiologic imaging, such as X-rays, CT scans and MRIs, to provide additional medical support for a health care team.

Explore the limited radiography occupational endorsement certificate program at the University of Alaska Anchorage

UAA’s limited radiography occupational endorsement certificate helps serve the higher education and workforce needs of Alaska and its diverse communities and populations, while providing supplemental radiologic imaging training for current health care professionals.

Limited radiography scholarships and financial aid
Get help paying for radiology school. Visit the UAA Office of Financial Aid for details on applying and qualifying for awards.

Distance program delivery at UAA’s satellite campuses
Attend classes near your clinical site while completing program requirements to earn your limited radiography occupational endorsement certificate from the University of Alaska Anchorage. Distance delivery using Blackboard, UAA's online course management system, is offered in Fairbanks, Sitka, Juneau, Kenai and Ketchikan.

Radiography academic advising
Get answers to your questions on UAA’s limited radiography selection process and program requirements. Academic advisors in the School of Allied Health can help you plan courses and clinical practice to get and stay on track with earning your occupational endorsement certificate.

Limited Radiography Occupational Endorsement Certificate

Degree Type:

  • Certificate (all levels)

Program Length: Two years

Availability:Anchorage campus, Kenai Peninsula College

Other program options: A.A.S. in radiologic technology

Did you know..

ChAPs, CNAs, MAs, RNs: Become a multi-skilled health care professional with specialized knowledge and skills in radiologic imaging.

What can you do with a limited radiography occupational endorsement certificate from UAA?

Prepare for a career as a limited radiographer or advance your career with specialized knowledge and skills in a non-imaging health care field.

Additional radiography schooling

  • A.A.S. in radiological technology
  • B.S. in medical laboratory science
  • B.S. in health sciences

Limited radiography careers

  • Mammographer
  • Diagnostic medical sonographer
  • Physician’s assistant
  • Clinical educator
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Radiography is limited to performing imaging procedures and tests, including X-rays. Radiology is more comprehensive, including imaging techniques, as well as treatments such as radiation therapy.

Radiography vs. Radiology
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Join the association for medical imaging and radiation therapy professionals and students. ARRT is also the leading organization for certification and registration credentialing.

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
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Limited radiography majors are invited to participate in any of UAA’s student clubs, such as Radiology Club. Many clubs host events and activities that allow you to connect with students and professionals while completing your clinical hours.

Student clubs and activities

Limited radiography occupational endorsement certificate program curriculum

Following standards of the American Society of Radiologic Technologists, coursework for UAA’s limited radiography occupational endorsement certificate program teaches technical knowledge and skills in radiologic imaging. Learn how to perform radiographic procedures and exams, including X-rays, MRIs and CT scans to provide the rest of a health care team with diagnostic images of the musculoskeletal system.

Top classes for limited radiography majors

  • Fundamentals for Limited Radiography I and II
  • Procedures for Limited Radiography I and II