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Mission Statement

The mission of the Radiologic Technology program at Los Angeles City College is to provide an accessible and equitable learning environment to promote our radiologic technology students with the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to provide our diverse local and global communities with high-quality diagnostic medical images and patient care as professional diagnostic medical radiographers.

Vision Statement

Providing our students and graduates with effective skills and opportunities to grow in all innovative modalities of medical imaging to serve our communities.

Core Values:

In carrying our mission, vision, and goals, we maintain our core values of

  • Compassionate Caregivers
  • Excellence in Quality
  • Inclusivity – Collegiality and Collaboration
  • Commitment to Integrity and Accountability
     

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Goal 1: Prepare students to be ethical, professional, and clinically competent entry-level Radiologic Technologists.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will perform routine radiographic examinations.
  • Students will possess knowledge of radiographic procedures and patient care.
  • Students will employ radiation protection to patients, themselves and others.
  • Students will use ethical practices in health care delivery.
Goal 2: Cultivate Radiologic Technology students who utilize effective interpersonal skills with patients, peers, instructors, clinical partners, and the communities they serve.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will communicate, both verbally and nonverbally in a professional manner with the patient.

  • Students will discuss effective communication in the clinical environment.

Goal 3: Educate Radiologic Technology students to demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills to adapt and perform job-related functions.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will alter their approach to complete examinations for patients of different age groups.

  • Students will evaluate radiographic images for adequate positioning, density/brightness, contrast, and recorded detail/spatial resolution.

Goal 4: Empower Radiologic Technology students to grow, develop, and become members of professional organizations that foster career growth.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will evaluate career opportunities and advancement for the radiographer.

  • Students will analyze the career growth opportunities gained from being involved in a professional medical imaging organization.

  • Students will create a professional portfolio that illustrates growth with their careers.

 

Radiologic Technology Program Overview

Welcome to the LACC Radiologic Technology Department

The Radiologic Technology Degree Program at Los Angeles City College prepares you to work as a Radiologic Technologist in the medical field. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Examination (ARRT) and pursue a Radiologic Technology License in the state of California. The Radiologic Technology Program aligns with Los Angeles City College’s goal of preparing students for a career pathway in a thriving industry.


The Radiologic Technology program provides all the necessary skills to seek employment immediately after passing the licensure examinations.


Program Length: Two years (after completion of required prerequisite and general education courses)

After Rad Tech Program Completion: Students will receive all of the following:
AS Degree, Certificate of Completion, Fluoroscope Certificate, Venipuncture Certificate

Program Accreditation:
Joint Review Committee of Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Length of Accreditation Award: Probation
Next Scheduled Review: 01/24/2025

2023 Program Effectiveness Data

Dear Prospective RT Student,

Thank you for your interest in our Radiologic Technology Program at Los Angeles City College. To learn all about our program, the required prerequisites, and the curriculum, please refer to our Program Brochure. We also recommend reading our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for commonly asked questions. Links to both documents are found on this page. Please scroll down.

A visual layout of our curriculum can be found on our Rad Tech Program Mapper.

For information on where to go for volunteer hours, please refer to our FAQs link below.

The 2024 Application officially closed on March 31st, 2024 (5:00 pm PST)

Please read the instructions carefully:

For new applicants:
The application period opens every year on February 1st (8:00 am PST) and closes on March 31st (5:00 pm PST). The website will have a link and QR code for applicants to apply:
*The application will not be available until Feb. 1st.

Link: https://forms.office.com/r/3R9CQX3bDn

2024 RT Application QR Code

Students may apply with classes in progress. However, all General Education (GE) courses to earn an A.S. degree and the seven (7) prerequisite courses must be completed by the end of the spring semester of the year of application. For the list of the required seven prerequisite classes, please check the program brochure on our RT website.

The forty (40) volunteer hours at a diagnostic imaging center (hospital or clinical outpatient setting) requirement is in effect as of 2024. If you apply and are selected via lottery, you must submit the volunteer form and letter by June 15.

Volunteer Information and Forms

All official transcripts must be sent to the college via mail or email (washenja@laccd.edu) by June 15 (5 pm PST).

Please send your official transcript(s), volunteer forms and verification letter to:
Los Angeles City College
Att.: Radiologic Technology Department
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Currently, the 2024 waitlist is full, and all 20 spots are filled. However, we anticipate more spots depending on faculty and clinical availability. More information will be shared on the website as things unfold.

Please note that this will be the last year the program will have a waitlist. Effective 2025, students must apply each year. Only students who meet the requirements and deadline will be placed in a pool for the lottery selection.

For students on the 2024 waitlist:
Students on the 2024 waitlist must notify the Radiologic Technology program if they wish to remain or be removed from the list. Please send an email to washenja@laccd.edu by March 31st, 5 pm PST. If there is no response by the deadline, you will forfeit your spot.

Please refer to the timeline:

RT Application Timeline_v2

The Rad Tech Student Manual is where prospective students, cohort students, and the public can learn about our program's policies and procedures, including standards of student expectations and conduct that are applicable to all Radiologic Technology students. 

2023 RT Student Manual
(revised Oct. 2023)

Mammography Certificate Program

This Mammography Certificate course satisfies the following requirements:

  • 40 credit units as required by the California Department of Public Health - Radiologic Health Branch (CA DPH-RHB);
  • 16 hours of structured education required by the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT);
  • 8 hours of Digital Breast Tomosynthesis and 8 hours of Digital Mammography Training are required by the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA).

Clinical training is included in this program, if applicable.
 

The RT 212 Mammography Certificate
course will be offered this Fall of 2024.
Apply Now!

LACC's Mammography Program Application 2024

The deadline to apply closes on Friday, June 14, 2024, at 5 pm PST

2024 Mammo Application QR

For questions, please email us at Laccmammography@gmail.com. Thank you for your interest in our Mammography Certificate Course.

2024 Mammography Manual

2023 Mammography Program Effectiveness Data

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Office Hours

Hours vary by semester, please refer to your instructor's course syllabus.


2024 LACC RT
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Contact Us
(Faculty in alphabetical order)

Eric Banes 
Adjunct Instructor
Email: baneser@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Aaron Burton 
Adjunct Instructor
Email: baneser@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Rachelle Casinto
Adjunct Faculty Member
Email: casintr@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Vanessa Havakian
Adjunct Instructor
Email: havakiv@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Fredrick Lee 
Adjunct Instructor
Email: leefd@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Joyce Obeng
Adjunct Instructor
Acting Clinical Coordinator / Alt. RSO
Email: obengjb@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Pornsakdi Thammaraks
Health Sciences Counselor
Email: thammap@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2256

Piper Jan Visitacion
Adjunct Instructor
Email: visitap@laccd.edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Julie Washenik
Associate Professor/Department Chair
Temporary Program Director/ RSO
Email: washenja@laccd..edu
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2941

For questions regarding the program and application process, please send email to:
Email: @email