Avera Sacred Heart Hospital

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital School of Radiologic Technology

501 Summit, Yankton, South Dakota 57078-3899

Facts

  • College Type: 2-year, Private not-for-profit
  • Acceptance Rate: NA
  • Total Student Population: 17
  • Student-Faculty Ratio: 11 to 1
  • Graduation Rate: NA
  • Website: www.averasacredheart.org

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital School of Radiologic Technology is a two-year private not-for-profit school that offers an associate degree in radiologic technology.

The school is located in Yankton, South Dakota, and is affiliated with Avera Sacred Heart Hospital, a regional healthcare provider in southeastern South Dakota and northeast Nebraska.

The school offers an associate degree in Radiologic Technology and the program is designed to prepare students to become competent and professional radiologic technologists.

American Registry of Radiologic Technologists places strong emphasis on experiential learning, the students don’t only learn the theory but also learn the practical hands on part of this program.

Students attend classes on campus and complete clinical rotations at Avera Sacred Heart Hospital and other affiliated healthcare facilities.

Admission to the program is competitive. Applicants must have a high school diploma or equivalent and meet specific academic requirements. They must also complete prerequisite courses in anatomy and physiology, physics, and mathematics. In addition, applicants are required to complete a minimum of eight hours of observation in a radiology department.

The program also offers a number of support services to help students succeed. These services include academic advising, tutoring, and career counseling. In addition, students have access to state-of-the-art equipment and facilities, including a digital radiography lab and a simulation lab.

Graduates are eligible for certification by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) and are in high demand in the healthcare industry. They work in hospitals, clinics, and imaging centers, and are involved in the diagnosis and treatment of a wide range of medical conditions. They may also specialize in areas such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), or mammography.

Avera Sacred Heart Hospital School of Radiologic Technology is accredited by the JRCERT and is an excellent choice for individuals looking to start a career in Radiologic Technology.

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment:17
Undergraduate enrollment:17
Percent of Undergraduate enrollment
   by gender
      Men:5.9%
      Women:94.1%
   by race/ethnicity
      Black or African American:5.9%
      Hispanic/Latino:17.7%
      White:76.5%

Degrees Offered

  • Two but less than 4 years certificate

Majors Offered

  • Radiologic Technology