Academic Program Proposal

Academic Program Proposal

Date
Proposal
Activated
Institution
and
Proposal
Degree
Awarded
Academic
Program
Name
Objections
Received
Decision
Deadline
MHEC Final
Action
Final
Decision
Date
5/28/2015Fortis College
Proposal
ASRadiologic Technology7/28/2015Approved3/3/2016
Radiologic Technology Program Description
Fortis College is proposing to offer an Associate of Science in Radiologic Technology in Landover, Maryland as an option for students enrolled in its existing Lower Division Certificate in Radiologic Technology.  The objective of the curriculum is to prepare competent, entry-level radiographers to serve the public healthcare needs.  The core includes subjects such as anatomy and physiology, microbiology, radiation safety and physics. Students become adepts with computer technology and manipulate radiographic images.  The curriculum prepares students to work in the technological field, develops skills in communication, diversity, scientific inquiry, critical thinking and judgment. They also learn to network with members of the health care team including doctors, nurses and experienced radiologic technologists.