Are There Online Radiology Technician Schools?
Though most radiology technician education takes place at college, universities, and teaching hospitals, for some people this in not practical. Time or distance constraints make online learning a desirable option. But are there actually online courses in which somebody can learn to be a radiologist? Let’s take a look at the online educational options available for this career path. The first thing to bear in mind is that there are two major parts to a radiology technology degree: the course work and the clinical experience portion. Thus, it isn’t possible to completely finish a degree in radiology technology online, because there will always have to be a significant clinical practicum to fulfill. And it’s a good thing too: would you want someone who had only done online coursework and had never used an x-ray machine to give you an x-ray? Obviously not. Taking x-rays and adjusting and maintaining x-ray imaging equipment is what the majority of the job entails, and it boils down to a pra