• Program Mission

    The mission of the Radiography Program at Coastal Bend College is to provide selected students the clinical and didactic education necessary to create a sound foundation for graduates to qualify as contributing members in the professional career of Radiologic Technology.

    Program Goals with Student Learning Outcomes

    1. Students/graduates are clinically competent.
    1.1 Students perform routine radiographic examinations.
    1.2 Students possess knowledge of procedures and patient care.
    1.3 Students/graduates demonstrate quality care and radiation protection to patients, themselves, and others.
    1.4 Students demonstrate classroom skills in clinical education. 

    2. Students will demonstrate communication skills consistent with an entry-level radiographer.
    2.1 Students are effective in communicating with clinical staff and patients.
    2.2 Students will demonstrate written communication skills.

    3. Students will demonstrate critical thinking skills.
    3.1 Students are effective in utilizing skills to solve problems, correctly assess patient condition, and are adaptable in changing situations to meet patient’s needs.
    3.2 Students recognize, analyze, and discuss professional experiences.  


    4. Students will possess skills and knowledge to perform Radiologic Technologist duties in a professional manner.
    4.1 Students will always act in a professional manner, follow uniform dress code, including dosimeter, name tag, and markers.
    4.2 Are responsible for actions, are punctual in arriving at assigned site, call CI if late or absent, and follow HIPAA regulations.
    4.3 Recognize worth of individuals and cultures, explore diversity of ideas, individuals, and cultures through open communication. 

    For more about Student Learning Outcomes, see Assessment Plan.

    Career Opportunities

    The Radiography Technology Program can afford the student with many career opportunities for personal development. Career opportunities include continuing education towards a baccalaureate degree and other related modalities such as: Ultrasound, MRI, Nuclear Medicine, Radiation Therapy, Mammography, Special Procedures, CT, PET scanning and education. Technological Advancements in procedure imaging are updated and implemented on a regular basis.