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X-Ray Technician Schools in Greensboro, NC

Aspiring x-ray technicians may be interested to know that a well-developed medical community serves Greensboro, NC and its environs, with major health care providers such as these:

  1. Cone Health System, including Moses H. Cone Memorial Hospital and other medical centers
  2. High Point Regional
  3. Kindred Hospital of Greensboro

In addition to these potential employers, the Greensboro area hosts a range of other urgent care facilities and hospitals. The Bureau of Labor Statistics reports that 7,410 radiologic technologists and technicians worked in North Carolina in 2010, earning a mean annual wage of $53,470.

Training at x-ray technician schools in Greensboro, NC

A bachelor's degree lays a broad educational foundation, and some x-ray technician students with an eye on future studies may prefer to invest in a program like the one at Greensboro College. Located near downtown, GC offers a four-year combined radiologic degree program, awarding the Bachelor of Science in Biology/Allied Health. In fulfillment of degree requirements, students complete a two-year clinical hospital program at Moses Cone Memorial Hospital or at Wilkes Regional Medical Center. The other two years are devoted to coursework.

Students who would prefer quicker access to the job market might consider attending Guilford Technical Community College, or GTCC. Operating as part of the North Carolina Community College System, GTCC awards a two-year radiography degree as an associate of applied science. The curriculum includes general education classes and clinical rotation at area health care centers.

Some would-be radiologic technicians prioritize a program's flexibility, and online x-ray tech schools--like South University and Grand Canyon University--may serve these students well.

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