SPC's Radiography A.S. Degree prepares you to succeed

The full picture of a patient's health often begins with an x-ray examination or other sophisticated imaging technique. Radiologic technologists use radiation to produce images of the human anatomy, which help diagnose and treat injury and disease. Our program gives you a solid foundation to excel in this field.

This academic program prepares you for the following careers. All job data is provided by the U.S. Department of Labor.

Radiologic Technologists and Technicians

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Features of SPC's Radiography A.S. Degree

  • Prepares you for the entry-level certification exam offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to become a Registered Technologist in Radiography
  • Provides lecture and hands-on clinical classes as part of your learning experience
  • Takes two years to complete
  • Is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology 

What You Will Learn in SPC's radiography program

  • Radiographic imaging principles and procedures
  • Pathology and radiation physics
  • Industry standards and safety regulations
  • Legal and ethical responsibilities

Radiography Associate in Science

Effective Beginning Catalog Term: Fall 2022 (610)

The requirements shown below are valid beginning Fall 2022 (610), and may not reflect degree requirements for current students. Current students should visit My SPC and view My Learning Plan to see specific degree requirements for their effective term.

Program Summary

Transferable to a Bachelor’s Degree in Health Services Administration at SPC. Program begins in January.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum grade of "C" required in all courses.

Academic Pathways

The Academic Pathway is a tool for students that lists the following items:
  • the recommended order in which to take the program courses
  • suggested course when more than one option exists
  • which semester each course is typically offered
  • if the course has a prerequisite
  • courses that may lead to a certificate (if offered in the program)

Please verify the Academic Pathway lists your correct starting semester.

Program Leadership Information

John Fleming
Program Director

Florida CIP Code

1351091100 - Radiography (AS)

Federal CIP Code

51.0911 - Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiographer.

Mission and Goals

The mission of the St. Petersburg College Radiography Program is to provide the knowledge, skills, and attitudes that will culminate in successful employment of the graduate as a Registered Technologist in Radiography or RT(R). The program will provide a foundation that will promote life-long learning and prepare students for rewarding careers within the profession.

Program Goal Student Learning Outcomes 
Students will be clinically competent.
  • Students will employ proper radiographic positioning techniques.
  • Students will set appropriate technical factors.
  • Students will utilize proper radiation protection techniques.
Students will develop critical thinking and problem-solving skills.
  • Students will be able to accurately evaluate radiographic images for diagnostic quality.
  • Students will employ appropriate problem-solving and critical thinking strategies when working with non-ideal patients.
Students will communicate effectively.
  • Students will use appropriate oral communication skills in the healthcare setting.
  • Students will demonstrate appropriate written communication skills.
Students will model professional behavior.
  • Students will conduct themselves in a professional manner during their clinical rotations.
  • Students will make sound ethical decisions.

Important Information


The Radiography Program is accredited through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Accreditation Status: Accredited
Length of Accreditation Award: 8 Years
JRCERT Accredited Program Details

20 N. Wacker Drive, Suite 2850
Chicago, IL 60606-3182
Phone: (312) 704-5304
Fax: (312) 704-5304

See JRCERT Program Effectiveness Data for all programs accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.


Our radiography A.S. degree prepares you for the entry-level certification exam offered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) to become a Registered Technologist in Radiography.

Continue your education at SPC

SPC's Associate in Science degree in Radiography transfers to our bachelor's degree in Health Services Administration.


We also offer health continuing education through the Workforce Institute.

Nursing B.S. Degree

Program Admission Guides

Please review the program admission guide to ensure your eligibility prior to applying below.

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