The A.R.R.T. 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.
Registered Radiographers are recognized professionally as individuals who have successfully met the minimum qualifications set by the most highly recognized radiographic organization. The Registry Exam is offered by computer and candidates may only take the exam after satisfactory completion from an accredited school.
Upon successful completion of the approved course of study offered by Cape Fear Community College Radiography Program, graduates are eligible to write The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (A.R.R.T.) Board Exam. A processing fee of $150 is required. The exam is computer based and is administered through the Pearson VUE. 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 crime with the sole exception of speeding and parking violations, you may not be eligible to take boards. For further inquiries concerning this, contact the ARRT directly at (651) 687-0048.
The ASRT is the only nationally recognized professional society representing all radiologic technologists in the United States today. The primary reasons the ASRT was organized was to be able to present educational opportunities to the technologists of the United States and to promote the art and science of radiography.
The JRCERT is the national accrediting agency for schools in radiologic technology. Cape Fear Community College is fully accredited by the JRCERT. A copy of the STANDARDS is available for anyone who wishes in the faculty offices and on the JRC web site. If a student alleges non-compliance with any of these STANDARDS, he/she should direct it in writing to the Health Science Department Chair or the Dean of Vocational Technology.
The NCSRT is a statewide professional group for Radiologic Technologists. Students are eligible for membership in the special student category. Application for membership forms are available on-line or from the Program Director. Students are encouraged to join the NCSRT.