Where to Study Radiologic Technology in Wisconsin

Careers in radiologic technology are on the rise across the country.

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With continued population growth and the aging of the Baby Boomer generation, jobs in all areas of health care are rising. Hospitals, medical centers, and nursing homes need more and more people to fill their positions.

Rad Techs, who work with imaging, diagnostics, and other types of medical procedures are seeing a rise in jobs of 11 percent over the next decade. Now is the time to earn a degree in this field and to get a position working as a qualified professional.

Salaries in Radiology

The approximately 4,110 people working in Wisconsin as radtechs earn on average $56,100 per year, but can earn upwards of $75,000 with experience and with areas of specialization.

The average hourly wage in the state is $26.97 and can go as high as $36.25. Wisconsin is nearly on target with the average salary for radiologic technologists across the country.

The mean annual salary in the U.S. is $58,520 and the mean hourly wage is $28.13. More information on Rad Tech salaries in Wisconsin.

Radiology Technologist Requirements

Most states require some type of licensing to work in this field. Wisconsin does not require a license, but does have some certification requirements which are issued through the Wisconsin Department of Health Services. To work in radiography or radiation therapy requires passing the exam set by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Those who want to work in this field must also meet any requirements listed by the ARRT. This includes earning a certificate or degree in an appropriate program. Typically the program includes a minimum of 24 credit hours of coursework.

Well-Known Schools for Radiology in Wisconsin

Wisconsin is a big state with many colleges and universities. For students interested in earning a degree or certificate in radiologic technology, there are many choices.

  • University of Wisconsin, Milwaukee. The University of Wisconsin Hospital includes a School of Radiologic Technology. Students can earn a two-year degree here and be prepared for a career in the field.
  • Concordia University, Mequon. This campus of Concordia has a four-year radiologic technology program that includes two years of course work and two years of clinical experience.
  • Marian University, Fond du Lac. Marian’s program in radiologic technology involves two years of academic study on campus in Fond du Lac and two years of clinical work.
  • University of Wisconsin, La Crosse. The La Crosse campus of UW offers the state’s only bachelor degree program for radiation therapy. Graduates are prepared to work in cancer treatment.

Other Schools to Consider

In addition to the four-year institutions, Wisconsin is home to many technical and community colleges that offer programs in radiologic technology.

  • Madison Area Technical College, Madison. Students here can earn an associate of applied science degree in radiography over the course of two years.
  • Blackhawk Technical College. Blackhawk, which has several campuses in the state, has a two-year radiography degree program that prepares students to take the ARRT exam and to get a job.
  • Northcentral Technical College, Wausau. The two-year radiography program at Northcentral prepares students to find a career in radiography.
  • Milwaukee Area Technical College, Milwaukee. Students at this school can work towards an associate of applied science degree in radiography.
  • Northeast Wisconsin Technical College, Green Bay. Students in Green Bay can attend Northeast to earn an associate degree in radiography.

Large Employers in Radiology

Wisconsin is a populous state with several centers that are home to large medical centers and hospitals. Graduates with a degree in radiologic technology should have no problem finding a job here.

Children’s Hospital of Wisconsin
9000 W. Wisconsin Avenue
Wauwatosa, WI 53226
http://www.chw.org/display/PPF/DocID/12082/router.asp

Chippewa Valley in Bloomer Hospital
1501 Thompson Street
Bloomer, WI 54724
http://mayoclinichealthsystem.org/locations/bloomer

Aurora Memorial Hospital of Burlington
252 McHenry Street
Burlington, WI 53105
http://www.aurorahealthcare.org/find-a-location/hospital/aurora-memorial-hospital-of-burlington

Sacred Heart Hospital
900 West Clairemont Avenue
Eau Claire, WI 54701
http://www.sacredhearteauclaire.org/

St. Francis Hospital
3237 S. 16th Street
Milwaukee, WI
http://www.mywheaton.org/stfrancis

Professional Organizations

The American Society of Radiologic Technologists is the leading professional organization in the U.S. for those who work as radiologic technologists. Workers in Wisconsin can also join the state affiliate, the Wisconsin Society of Radiologic Technologists. The organization that sets many of the standards for education in radiologic technology and the examination for licensing and certification is the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. A good source of additional information about careers and programs in this field is the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology.

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JRCERT Accredited Radiography Programs in Wisconsin

Aurora St. Luke’s Medical Center
Aurora Health Center – Airport, Milwaukee WI 53207
Tel: (414) 747-4335
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 75% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 98.5%
Tuition Fees: $6,000 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.aurora.org/radtech

Bellin College
3201 Eaton Road, Green Bay WI 54311-6830
Tel: (920) 433-6626
Program Name: Radiologic Sciences
Program Type: Bachelor of Radiologic Science
Duration: 48 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 78.6%
Tuition Fees: $21,000 Resident, $21,500 Non-resident
http://www.bellincollege.edu/bachelor-of-science-radiological-sciences.php

Blackhawk Technical College
6004 S. County Road G, Janesville WI 53546-9458
Tel: (608) 757-7703
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 83% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 85%
Tuition Fees: $4,540 Resident, $6,680 Non-resident
http://www.blackhawk.edu/HealthAndHumanServices/Radiography.aspx

Chippewa Valley Technical College
620 West Clairemont Avenue, Eau Claire WI 54701-6162
Tel: (715) 830-5548
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 22 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 71% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 98% Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $4,328 Resident, $6,137 Non-resident
http://www.cvtc.edu/programs/program-catalog/Pages/Radiography.aspx

Froedtert Memorial Lutheran Hospital
9200 West Wisconsin Avenue, Milwaukee WI 53226
Tel: (414) 805-4999
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 22 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 61% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 95% Job Placement Rate: 84%
Tuition Fees: $5,000 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.froedtert.com/health-care-professionals/radiologic-technology

Lakeshore Technical College
1290 North Avenue, Cleveland WI 53015-1414
Tel: (920) 693-1840
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 79% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 91% Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $9,240 Resident, $13,860 Non-resident
http://www.gotoltc.com

Madison Area Technical College
1701 Wright Street, Madison WI 53704
Tel: (608) 259-2901
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 87% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 97% Job Placement Rate: 87.8%
Tuition Fees: $2,866 Resident, $ Non-resident
http://madisoncollege.edu/program-info/radiography

Marian University
500 South Oakwood Road, Oshkosh WI 54904
Tel: (920) 223-0135
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Bachelor of Radiologic Science
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 91%
Tuition Fees: $7,500 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.marianuniversity.edu/Academic-Programs/School-of-Nursing-and-Health-Professions/Radiologic-Technology-Program-Effectiveness-Data/

Marshfield Clinic
1000 North Oak Avenue, Marshfield WI 54449
Tel: (715) 387-9254
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 22 months
Tuition Fees: $7,000
https://www.marshfieldclinic.org/

Milwaukee Area Technical College
700 West State Street, Milwaukee WI 53233-1443
Tel: (414) 297-6439
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 76% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 95% Job Placement Rate: 93%
Tuition Fees: $4,900 Resident, $6,921 Non-resident
http://www.matc.edu/health_sciences/degrees/radiography.cfm

Moraine Park Technical College
235 North National Avenue, Fond du Lac WI 54936-1940
Tel: (920) 924-3243
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate Degree
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 92% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 85% Job Placement Rate: 90%
Tuition Fees: $4,405
http://www.morainepark.edu/programs-and-courses/programs-of-study/Radiography/

Northcentral Technical College
1000 West Campus Drive – HSC2, Wausau WI 54401-1899
Tel: (715) 675-3331
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate Degree
Duration: 23 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 88% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 84%
Tuition Fees: $5,659 Resident, $6,137 Non-resident
http://www.ntc.edu/programs-courses/associate-degrees/health/105261

Northeast Wisconsin Technical College
2740 West Mason Street, Green Bay WI 54303
Tel: (920) 498-5470
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 23 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 43% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $4,572 Resident, $6,577 Non-resident
http://www.nwtc.edu/academics/ProgTeamSites/radiography/Pages/graduate-success.aspx

Theda Clark Medical Center
130 Second St. P.O. Box 2021, Neenah WI 54957-2021
Tel: (920) 729-2444
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 80% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 97.8%
Tuition Fees: $6,500 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.thedacare.org/Theda-Clark-School-of-Radiology.aspx

University of Wisconsin Hospital & Clinics
610 N. Whitney Way, Suite 440, Madison WI 53705
Tel: (608) 263-9029
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 83% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 94%
Tuition Fees: $11,000 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.uwhealth.org/radtechschool

University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee
Department of Biomedical Sciences, Milwaukee WI 53201
Tel: (414) 22-3920
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Bachelor of Science
Duration: 24 months
Tuition Fees: $11,500 Resident, $24,000 Non-resident
http://uwm.edu/healthsciences/academics/radiologic-technology/uwm-program/

Western Technical College
400 7th Street North, LaCrosse WI 54601
Tel: (608) 785-9256
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 23 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 64% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 95% Job Placement Rate: 87%
Tuition Fees: $3,710 Resident, $5,565 Non-resident
http://www.westerntc.edu/programs/Placement.aspx?PROGRAM_NBR=105261

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare – St. Joseph – Brown Deer Campus
9252 North Green Bay Road, Brown Deer WI 53209
Tel: (414) 527-5149
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 80% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 90%
Tuition Fees: $4,000 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.mywheaton.org/services/radiologic-technology-sj/

Wheaton Franciscan Healthcare/All Saints
3801 Spring Street, Racine WI 53405
Tel: (262) 687-5090
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 88% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 83%
Tuition Fees: $4,000 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.mywheaton.org/careers/radiologic.technology-as/

University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
1725 State Street (4094 HSC), LaCrosse WI 54601
Tel: (608) 785-6979
Program Name: Radiation Therapy
Program Type: Bachelor of Science
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 100% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100% Job Placement Rate: 96.8%
Tuition Fees: $8,679 Resident, $16,342 Non-resident
http://www.uwlax.edu/rt/html/Accreditation.htmUni

University of Wisconsin-LaCrosse
1725 State Street 4033 HSC, LaCrosse WI 54601
Tel: (608) 785-6622
Program Name: Medical Dosimetry
Program Type: Master of Science
Duration: 16 months
Program Effectiveness:  Completion Rate: 100% Credential Examination Pass Rate: 86% Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $18,400 Resident and Non-resident
http://www.uwlax.edu/md35 to 34

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