Imaging Science Assistant
The Imaging Science Assistant technical certificate credit program will prepare students for positions in imaging departments and related industry as a tech aide, transporter, or radiology office assistant. The imaging specialization area includes an introduction to radiography, and a lab component.
Students can enter the Imaging Science Assistant certificate program any semester. A full-time student can complete this program in 3 semesters. To graduate, a student must earn a minimum of 31 semester credit hours.
The Imaging Science Assistant technical certificate of credit program is designed to prepare student for entrance into the Radiologic Technology degree program. Completion of the Imaging Science Assistant technical certificate program is required for entrance in the Radiologic Technology degree program.
Individuals wanting to enroll in the Imaging Science Assistant certificate program must have good work ethics, be people oriented and possess great organizational skills. Classroom instruction and practical application of learned skills provide a sound background, which appeals to prospective employers.
Offered at the Following Campus
South Campus (Dublin)
$15,080 – $18,720
Tuition & Fees: $4,093.00
Books & Supplies: See program advisor
BLS for Healthcare Provider: $7.00
(Costs are estimated and are subject to change.)
HOPE Career Grant:
The HOPE Career Grant, formerly known as the Strategic Industries Workforce Development Grant, is available to HOPE Grant-qualified students who enroll in select majors specifically aligned with one of 12 industries in which there are more jobs available in Georgia than there are skilled workers to fill them.
To qualify, an OFTC student must be fully admitted to the college, enrolled in one of the above programs and receiving the HOPE Grant for the same term. The amount of the HOPE Career Grant award is a fixed amount for each term of enrollment:
- 9 or more credit hours – $500/semester
- 3-8 credit hours – $250/semester
- 1-2 credit hours – $125/semester
- Commercial Truck Driving – $1,000 one time award
High School students in dual enrollment and joint enrollment are NOT eligible.
Graduates of the Imaging Science Assistant certificate program can find employment as an imaging science assistant.
Submit a completed application and application fee;
Be at least 17 years of age;
Submit official high school transcript or GED transcript;
Submit official college transcripts, if applicable;
Meet assessment requirements by taking the entrance placement test. In lieu of the placement test, official scores on COMPASS, ASSET, SAT, ACT, PSAT or GED may be substituted.
Competitive Admission Requirements