Get Started in Medical Imaging in Indiana

As our nation’s population grows older, qualified professionals in many areas of the health industry are becoming more sought-after. (Leer esta información en español)

As demand rises for radiological technologists and similar professionals, now is a better time than ever to start pursuing a career in radiology. The growing national trend is predicted to continue, leading to a 13% increase in radiologic technology jobs in only 10 years.

The state of Indiana, like many other states, is expected to experience a shortage of workers in this profession, leading to more job opportunities for those who are qualified.

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Responsibilities of Radiologic Technologists

Radiologic technologists are clinically trained to prepare patients for procedures and administer radiation therapy treatments.

In addition, they often work with other healthcare professionals during diagnostic imaging procedures such as X-rays, CT scans, MRI scans, nuclear medicine scans, mammograms, ultrasounds, and other forms of image-guided technology.

State Licensing Requirements

In the state of Indiana, radiological technologists must be licensed to perform radiology work. Indiana is currently one of 37 US states to use the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) certification exams for licensing.

Radiologic Technology Schools in Indiana

Radiological technologist students have many educational options to choose from in the state of Indiana. There are currently 17 radiography programs in the state that are accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT). Radiology programs may offer a Certificate, an Associate’s, or a Bachelor’s in Radiology Technology.

Some large area hospitals also offer accredited programs in the study of radiology. The majority offer only certificates through their programs, and many have a partnership with local college programs to offer dual credit and clinical experience opportunities:

Other Schools to Consider for Radiologic Technology Programs

Vincennes University, Vincennes: This 4-year college offers a Certificate, Associate’s, and Bachelor’s degree through its Radiography program. This program is currently in partnership with the Good Samaritan Hospital certification program. Outside of the State of Indiana, there are various options to consider in Cincinnati, Fort Wayne and Columbus, OhioLexington, KY, and in Chicago to the north. Continuing education is also available through the JRCERT and other organizations.

Large Employers in Radiology

There are over 100 hospitals in Indiana, and all require professional radiologic techs. In addition, Indiana is home to smaller medical facilities, such as family doctors’ offices and local clinics. Some of the state’s most popular and recognized hospitals are listed below:

Indiana University Health
Indianapolis, Lafayette, Muncie, Bedford
550 University Boulevard
Indianapolis, IN 46202-5149
(317) 962-2000

St. Vincent Hospital and Health Center
Indianapolis, Anderson, Bedford, Brazil, Carmel, Elwood, Fishers, Frankfort, Kokomo, North Vernon, Salem Williamsport, Winchester
2001 West 86th Street
Indianapolis, IN 46260-1991
(317) 338-2345

Franciscan St. Francis Health
Carmel, Indianapolis, Mooresville
8111 South Emerson Avenue
Indianapolis, IN 46217
(317) 865-5000

Parkview Hospital
Fort Wayne, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Whitley,
2200 Randallia Drive
Fort Wayne, IN 46805-4699
(260) 373-4000

Baptist Health Floyd
New Albany
1850 State Street
New Albany, IN 47150-4997
(812) 949-5500

Community Howard Regional Health
Kokomo, Frankfort
3500 South Lafountain Street
Kokomo, IN 46904-9011
(765) 453-0702

Dupont Hospital
Fort Wayne
2520 East Dupont Road
Fort Wayne, IN 46825
(260) 416-3000

Salaries for Radiologists

In the state of Indiana, the average annual salary for a radiologic technologist is currently about $54,980, with an average hourly wage of $26.43. This puts Indiana just under the current national average salary for radiologic technologists, which is about $60,320. While this is much lower than annual rates next door in Illinois, Indiana has a lower cost of living, especially in the suburbs and rural areas of the state. Out make to expect can Out in the field, salaries may vary quite a bit and are influenced by factors such as an employer, level of expertise, and job title. More information on Radiologic Technologist salaries in Indiana.

Professional Organizations

For networking, job listings, and other career opportunities, radiologic technologists in Indiana should consider joining the Indiana Society of Radiologic Technologists (ISRT). For additional resources, professional and aspiring radiologic technologists should check out the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT). Joint review committee meetings and other workshops on radiologic technology are also available through the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).


Popular Programs

 

JRCERT Accredited Radiography Programs in Indiana

Ball State University – Radiography

1701 N. Senate Blvd. – Wile Hall 643, Indianapolis IN 46202
Tel: (317) 962-3284
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 40 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 93%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 97%  Job Placement Rate: 95%
Tuition Fees: $8,682 Resident, $23,948 Non-resident

Columbus Regional Hospital – Radiography

2400 East 17th Street, Columbus IN 47201
Tel: (812) 376-5354
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 12 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 100%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 95%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $2,500 Resident, $2,500 Non-resident

Good Samaritan Hospital – Radiography

520 South 7th Street, Vincennes IN 47591
Tel: (812) 885-8011
Program Name: Radiology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 22 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 100%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 88.1%  Job Placement Rate: 94.12%
Tuition Fees: $3,000 Resident, $3,000 Non-resident

Hancock Regional Hospital – Radiography

801 North State Street, Greenfield IN 46140
Tel: (317) 468-4468
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 25 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 70%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $4,000 Resident, $4,000 Non-resident

Indiana University Fort Wayne – Radiography

2101 East Coliseum Boulevard, Fort Wayne IN 46805
Tel: (260) 481-6146
Program Name: Radiologic Technologist
Program Type: Bachelor of Science
Duration: 64 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 90%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $8,371 Resident, $28,727 Non-resident

Indiana University Kokomo – Radiography

2300 South Washington Street, Kokomo IN 46904-9003
Tel: (765) 455-9329
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 24 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 92%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 96.3%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $6,916 Resident, $10,800 Non-resident

Indiana University Northwest – Radiography

3400 Broadway, Gary IN 46408-1197
Tel: (219) 980-6540
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 89 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 82.35%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 98.06%  Job Placement Rate: 94.78%
Tuition Fees: $7,655 Resident, $21,403 Non-resident

Indiana University Northwest – Radiation Therapy

3400 Broadway, Gary IN 46408-1197
Tel: (219) 981-4204
Program Name: Radiation Therapy
Program Type: Bachelor of Science
Duration: 11 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 81%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 89%  Job Placement Rate: 93%
Tuition Fees: $6,750 Resident, $18,865 Non-resident

Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology – Medical Dosimetry

535 Barnhill Drive, RT#041, Indianapolis IN 46202-5289
Tel: (317) 944-1316
Program Name: Medical Dosimetry
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 16 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 80%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $11,500 Resident, $11,500 Non-resident

Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Radiation Oncology – Radiation Therapy

535 Barnhill Drive – Indiana Cancer Pavilion RT041, Indianapolis IN 46202
Tel: (317) 944-1343
Program Name: Radiation Therapy
Program Type: Bachelor of Science
Duration: 36 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 92%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 87%  Job Placement Rate: 95%
Tuition Fees: $9,816 Resident, $24,429 Non-resident

Indiana University School of Medicine, Department of Radiology – Radiography

541 Clinical Drive, CL 120, Indianapolis IN 46202-5111
Tel: (317) 274-5254
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 80 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 94.7%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 94%  Job Placement Rate: 94.7%
Tuition Fees: $8,008 Resident, $29,517 Non-resident

Indiana University South Bend – Radiography

1700 Mishawaka Avenue, South Bend IN 46634-7111
Tel: (574) 520-4372
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 40 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 87%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 96%
Tuition Fees: $6,300 Resident, $17,200 Non-resident

Ivy Tech Community College-Bloomington – Radiation Therapy

200 Daniels Way, Bloomington IN 47404
Tel: (812) 330-6288
Program Name: Radiation Therapy
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 20 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 100%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 94%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $4,100 Resident, $8,764 Non-resident

Ivy Tech Community College-Central Indiana – Radiography

9301 East 59th Street, Indianapolis IN 46216
Tel: (317) 921-4438
Program Name: Medical Imaging
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 53 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 93%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 92%
Tuition Fees: $3,561 Resident, $7,421 Non-resident

Ivy Tech Community College-Marion – Radiography

261 S. Commerce Drive, Marion IN 46953
Tel: (765) 651-3100
Program Name: Medical Imaging
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 35 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 85%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 93%
Tuition Fees: $3,020 Resident, $6,510 Non-resident

Ivy Tech Community College-Wabash Valley Region – Radiography

8000 S. Education Drive, Terre Haute IN 47802
Tel: (812) 298-2242
Program Name: Medical Imaging
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 60 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 56%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 90%  Job Placement Rate: 93%
Tuition Fees: $3,410 Resident, $18,280 Non-resident

King’s Daughters’ Health – Radiography

1373 East State Road 62, Madison IN 47250
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 12 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 83.3%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 96.43%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $4,000

Radiological Technologies University VT – Medical Dosimetry

100 E. Wayne St., South Bend IN 46601
Tel: (502) 321-5751
Program Name: Medical Dosimetry
Program Type: Master of Science
Duration: 80 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 91%
Tuition Fees: $17,500 Resident, $17,500 Non-resident

Reid Hospital & Health Care Services – Radiography

1100 Reid Parkway, Richmond IN 47374
Tel: (765) 983-3167
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Certificate
Duration: 20 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 50%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $3,600 Resident, $3,600 Non-resident

St. Vincent Indianapolis/St. Vincent Anderson/St. Vincent Kokomo Consortium – Radiography

2001 W. 86th Street, Indianapolis IN 46260
Tel: (317) 338-3879
Program Name: Radiography
Program Type: Associate of Applied Science
Duration: 36 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 71.4%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 98%  Job Placement Rate: 97.8%
Tuition Fees: $3,000 Resident, $3,000 Non-resident

University of Saint Francis – Radiography

2701 Spring Street, Fort Wayne IN 46808
Tel: (260) 399-7700
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Associate of Science
Duration: 48 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 61%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 100%  Job Placement Rate: 99%
Tuition Fees: $25,180

University of Southern Indiana – Radiography

8600 University Boulevard, Evansville IN 47712
Tel: (812) 465-1183
Program Name: Radiologic Technology
Program Type: Bachelor of Rad. & Imaging Sciences
Duration: 60 months
Program Effectiveness: Completion Rate: 92.86%  Credential Examination Pass Rate: 95.12%  Job Placement Rate: 100%
Tuition Fees: $6,358 Resident, $15,213 Non-resident