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School of Radiologic Technology – Avera McKennan Hospital
Also known as LATI/Lake Area Tech
1201 Arrow Avenue, Watertown, SD
Avera McKennan School of Radiologic Technology offers a two year program. The school was founded in 1947 and presently accepts up to ten students each year, with classes beginning the first day after Labor Day. The two year cost of the program is $3,900.
The aim of the program is to help students learn problem solving skills. Students will also demonstrate critical thinking abilities and problem solving skills.
Typically radiologic technologists work in a hospital setting. However some work in other settings such as healthcare facilities, physicians' offices, mobile imaging companies, industrial plants, research centers, government agencies, commercial sales and marketing.
The job outlook for Radiologic Technologists is excellent with employment expected to grow by 28%. Students can specialize in a specific area that opens up new and exciting career opportunities.
Salaries vary based on location; however, the range is usually reflective of training, education and experience. Starting salaries average in the range of $34,000 to $38,000 annually.
Individuals who have in areas such as Ultrasound, Nuclear Medicine and Radiation Therapy earn more. Radiologic Technologists usually receive excellent benefits.
Avera McKennan School of Radiologic Technology graduates excel. The graduation rate for 2010-2011 was 100%. One-hundred percent of students passed the National Certifying Examination on the first attempt. Not to mention that every student graduated without accruing debt. That is something that most schools cannot say.
Admission Requirements & Details
The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants School of Radiologic Technology – Avera McKennan Hospital accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.
College Credits Accepted
- Dual Credits
- AP Course Credits
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
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Financial Aid Details
The information below lists the financial aid types students are receiving. Also shown are the percent of students receiving aid and the average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Student Loans (Federal)||5%||$9,901|
Academics & Student Services
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Radiology Technician Program
- * Accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (since 1949)
Other Healthcare or Nursing Schools
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to School of Radiologic Technology – Avera McKennan Hospital.
- Sanford Medical Center School of Radiologic Technology in Sioux Falls, SD (1 miles away)
- Avera Sacred Heart Hospital in Aberdeen, SD (57 miles away)
- Alegent Health School of Radiologic Technology in Hastings, NE (162 miles away)
- Mercy - St. Luke's School of Radiologic Technology in Fort Myers, FL (278 miles away)