FAQ | OCTC

Frequently Asked Questions/Quick Facts

Q. Can I sign up for classes anytime?
A. No, You must be accepted into the Radiography program in order to sign up for the Radiography classes.

Q. What degree will I have after I complete the Radiography Program?
A. You will have a AAS (Associates in Applied Science) with a emphasis in Radiography. You will still have to pass a National Registry before you are a official RT (R).

Q. When should I apply?
A. Application can be downloaded off the web site. The application is due May 1, of each year and the selection for the fall classes is made by the 1st of June.

Q. How often does a class start the program?
A. This happens only once every fall.

Q. Do I have to rotate to all clinical sites during the program?
A. Yes, there are several different clinical sites: Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Owensboro Health Outpatient Imaging -Breckenridge
Department of Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Owensboro Health Outpatient Imaging -Ford
Department of Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Owensboro Health Multicare, Owensboro Health Outpatient Imaging -Springs
Department of Owensboro Health Regional Hospital, Twin Lakes Regional Medical Center (Leitchfield, KY), Ohio County Hospital (Hartford), Perry County Memorial Hospital (Tell City, IN), University of Louisville Hospital (Louisville, KY), One Health Multicare (Madisonville, KY), and Ohio County Family Care (Hartford, KY).

Q. Am I provided any type of transportation?
A. No. You must have a reliable source of transportation during the two year program.

Q. What will be my earning after I become registered in Radiology?
A. This amount differs from state to state. If you go to the Resource page you will find links to different sites that do surveys to estimate your earnings. You will also find static's about the current job market for this profession.

Quick Facts

  • Program length: 2 years; 5 semesters
  • Prerequisites: 6 prerequisite college credits - see 'Curriculum'
  • Granted: Associates in Applied Science Radiography
  • Patient interaction: High
  • Placement outlook: Good
  • Hours: Eight-hour days/five days a week.
  • Class Size: Up to 20 students per class
  • Admits Class: Once a year, application due May 1