Career Paths & Job Market
Students in NECC’s Radiologic Technology Program graduate as competent Radiologic Technologists, prepared to sit for their national certification exam with the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).
Once an individual passes the ARRT exam, they are eligible to apply for their Massachusetts license in Radiography.
Transferring to a Four-Year College
Northern Essex Community College has transfer articulation agreements with other post-secondary institutions that enable Radiologic Technology Associate Degree graduates to transfer seamlessly into four year Bachelor degree programs.
NECC has articulation agreements with the following post-secondary institutions:
- Radiologic Technology- BS Medical Imaging Completion Program (PDF)
- Radiologic Technology- BS Medical Imaging Breast Imaging Concentration (PDF)
- Radiologic Technology- BS Medical Imaging Interventional (PDF)
- Radiology Concentration Radiologic Technology- BS Medical Imaging Nuclear Medicine (PDF)
Agreements vary depending on the program and the schools. For more information about any of the articulation agreements listed, please visit the contact Academic Advising or the Radiologic Technology Program Director. You may also refer to the Transfer Agreements page.
As working professionals, they can expect to provide hospitals and other clinical facilities with excellent qualifications as entry-level radiographers/radiologic technologists.
See the Bureau of Labor Statistics website regarding the job market and trends and the expected median salary for radiologic technologists.
Graduates who choose to directly enter the workforce can find employment in:
- Outpatient clinics
- Orthopedic offices
- Mobile radiography companies
- Supervisory/administrative positions in Radiology