Why Choose Radiology at PPCC?

Radiology at PPCC prepares students to apply to the UC Health Memorial School of Radiology. Our staff are highly qualified in the healthcare field and have ongoing relevant experience in radiology. We prepare students to apply to radiology school. After successful completion of the program students are eligible to perform x-ray procedures in the growing field of radiology.

What will I study?

Because this degree is a collaborative program you will fulfill pre-requisite courses at PPCC, then apply to the radiology program and complete your education with Memorial Hospital to receive an Associates of Applied Science degree. At PPCC you will learn the basic foundation to apply to the radiology program including:

  • human anatomy and basic biology
  • develop math skills
  • Learn the basics of radiography


Example Classes I Might Take

Studies federal and state employment laws and their effects on personnel and payroll records. The course is non-technical and is intended to give students a practical working knowledge of the current payroll laws and actual experience in applying regulations. Students are exposed to computerized payroll procedures.
This course is the study of basic concepts of federal income taxation, including gross income, deductions, accounting periods and methods, and property transactions, with emphasis on taxation of individuals and sole proprietorships.
Studies the principles, concepts, and tools used in the analysis, design, implementation and integration of accounting systems, internal controls systems, and accounting procedures. Key elements of system analysis, business systems design, accounting software selection, and the acquisition and implementation of systems are studied. Techniques and systems for electronic control systems, electronic data interchange, electronic funds transfer, and web commerce are explored.

Career Options

After completing this two-year accredited associate program, you will take the national certification exam and will be a registered radiologic technologist. You can pursue specialized areas such as:

  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging
  • Ultrasound
  • Nuclear Medicine
  • Interventional Radiology
  • Computed Tomography

Careers in Radiology

Get started in Radiology

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Information Night for prospective radiologic technology students

Dates for the class of 2016/2017:

  • September 14, 2016
  • November 9, 2016
  • January 11, 2017

Time: 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Place: UCHealth-MHS Administration Center, 2420 E. Pikes Peak Ave., Colorado Springs, CO (northwest doors, Cuchara room)

Join us for an informative overview of our radiologic technology school. We will cover all information needed to apply for admission. We will also have a question and answer session at the end.

If you have questions, please call 719-365-8292. (Radiology School faculty - Chris Sater)