Radiologic Technology Organizations
American Registry of Radiologic Technologists
The ARRT is a professional registering body fully recognized by The American Medical Association, The American College of Radiology, The American Hospital Association and The American Society of Radiologic Technologists.
National Board Registry Examination
Upon successful completion of the approved course of study offered by Scott Community College Radiologic Technology Program, graduates are eligible to write The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) Board Exam. A processing fee is required. The exam is computer based and is administered locally through Prometric. The exam consists of 200 multiple choice questions with three hours to complete. A passing score of 75% is required. (Be advised that if you have been convicted of a felony, you may not be eligible to take boards. For further inquiries concerning this, contact the ARRT directly at (651) 687-0048.
Many of the states currently have licensing laws covering the practice of radiologic
technology. Although the ARRT exam is a voluntary certification exam, states use the
ARRT exam scores in licensing decisions.
Both Iowa and Illinois have licensure. These states will give you a license to work as a radiologic technologist if you are registered with the ARRT. In order to keep your license current, you will need to practice continuing education. (24 hours Bi-annually are required).
American Society of Radiologic Technology
The ASRT is the only nationally recognized professional society representing all radiologic technologists in the United States today. One of the primary reasons the ASRT was organized was to be able to present educational opportunities to the technologists of the United States.