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General Information

The DCH Health System offers a 24-month full-time program of instruction in Radiologic Technology leading to an Associate’s degree.

The DCH Radiography Program is located at 408-C Bryant Drive East, across from DCH Regional Medical Center, a 583-bed referral hospital serving a 10 county area in West Alabama.

The Radiography Program was established in 1955 and continues to enroll and graduate students into the Radiography Field as entry-level radiographers. To date, our program has graduated over 600 students and we have had a 98% first time pass rate for the past five years on the ARRT exam.

The faculty and staff are dedicated to provide the best possible educational environment and instruction to assure competency in all areas of the established curriculum. The program is committed to providing high quality healthcare professionals to any medical community.

Students receive a minimum of 800 contact hours of scheduled classroom experience and at least 1,728 contact hours of clinical experience during the 24-month program.

The Radiography Program is under direction of the Director of Imaging Services and the Medical Advisor of the Program. The program faculty includes a full-time Program Director, Clinical Coordinator and Didactic Instructor. The program also has clinical instructors assigned to each clinical education center. The professional staff of the Department of Radiology, including the radiologists and registered technologists also provides instruction.

Hospitalization insurance coverage is not available through DCH and is to be supplied by the student.