Legislation, Regulations and Advocacy

Legislation, Regulations and Advocacy
Individual State Licensure Information

Listed below are links to each state’s information regarding radiologic technologist licensure, certification or recognition. For states that do not license medical imaging or radiation therapy personnel, you can refer to the state's radiation control program for information on radiation emitting equipment standards.

Due to the transitional nature of the internet, hyperlinks may change. If the links on this page are broken, please contact us.

 

Alabama

Does not license personnel.

 

Alaska

http://dhss.alaska.gov/dph/Labs/Pages/radiological/default.aspx

 

Arizona

https://arra.az.gov/

 

Arkansas

http://www.healthy.arkansas.gov/images/uploads/rules/RADIOLOGIC_TECHNOLOGY_LICENSURE.pdf
https://www.armedicalboard.org/Professionals/RadiologyAssistant.aspx

 

California

https://www.cdph.ca.gov/programs/ceh/drsem/pages/rhb-certification/xraynucmed.aspx

 

Colorado

https://www.colorado.gov/pacific/cdphe/xray

 

Connecticut

https://portal.ct.gov/DPH/Practitioner-Licensing--Investigations/Radiographer/Radiographer-Licensure  
 

Delaware

http://dhss.delaware.gov/dph/hsp/orc.html

 

District of Columbia

Does not license personnel.

 

Florida

http://www.floridahealth.gov/licensing-and-regulation/radiologic-technology/index.html

 

Georgia

Licenses equipment; does not license personnel. Regulations require six hours of radiation safety education.
http://epd.georgia.gov/air/radiation-programs
http://epd.georgia.gov/sites/epd.georgia.gov/files/Medical_Guide-rev8-Jan2015%5B1%5D.pdf

 

Hawaii

http://health.hawaii.gov/irhb/radforms/

 

Idaho

Does not license personnel.

 

Illinois

https://public.iema.state.il.us/iema/radiation/radtech/radtechlogin.asp

 

Indiana

http://www.in.gov/isdh/23279.htm

 

Iowa

https://idph.iowa.gov/Permits-To-Operate

 

Kansas

http://www.ksbha.org/professions/LRT.shtml

 

Kentucky

http://kbmirt.ky.gov/Pages/default.aspx

 

Louisiana

http://www.lsrtbe.org/ 

http://www.lsbme.la.gov/licensure/private-radiological-technologists

 

Maine

http://www.maine.gov/pfr/professionallicensing/professions/radiological/index.html

 

Maryland

https://www.mbp.state.md.us/licensure_ahapp.aspx 

 

Massachusetts

http://www.mass.gov/eohhs/gov/departments/dph/programs/environmental-health/exposure-topics/radiation/radiologic-technologist/

 

Michigan

http://www.michigan.gov/lara/0,4601,7-154-11407_35791---,00.html

 

Minnesota

http://www.health.state.mn.us/divs/eh/radiation/xray/index.html

 

Mississippi

http://msdh.ms.gov/msdhsite/_static/30,0,82.html
http://www.msbml.ms.gov/Licensure/Limited_X-Ray_Machine_Operators

http://www.msbml.ms.gov/Licensure/Radiologist_Assistant

 

Missouri

Does not license personnel.

 

Montana

http://bsd.dli.mt.gov/license/bsd_boards/rts_board/board_page.asp

 

Nebraska

http://dhhs.ne.gov/licensure/Pages/Medical-Radiography.aspx

 

Nevada

Does not license personnel.

 

New Hampshire

https://www.oplc.nh.gov/medical-imaging/index.htm

 

New Jersey

http://www.state.nj.us/dep/rpp/tec/index.htm

 

New Mexico

https://www.env.nm.gov/nmrcb/radtech.html

 

New York

http://www.health.ny.gov/professionals/doctors/radiological/
http://www.op.nysed.gov/prof/med/rsa.htm

 

North Carolina

Does not license personnel.

 

North Dakota

http://www.ndmirtboard.com/

 

Ohio

Ohio Department of Health - Radiologic Licensure program
State Medical Board of Ohio - Radiologist Assistant (RA)

 

Oklahoma

http://www.okmedicalboard.org/radiologist_assistants

 

Oregon

http://www.oregon.gov/obmi/Pages/index.aspx

 

Pennsylvania

http://www.dep.pa.gov/Business/RadiationProtection/RadiationControl/X-rayMachineProgram/Pages/ContinuingEd.aspx

http://www.pacode.com/secure/data/049/chapter18/subchapEtoc.html

 

Rhode Island

http://health.ri.gov/licenses/detail.php?id=242

 

South Carolina

http://www.scrqsa.org/

 

South Dakota

Does not license personnel.

 

Tennessee

https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/xray-board.html 
https://www.tn.gov/health/health-program-areas/health-professional-boards/xray-board/xray-board/applications.html

 

Texas

http://www.tmb.state.tx.us/page/licensing

 

Utah

http://www.dopl.utah.gov/licensing/radiology.html

 

Vermont

https://www.sec.state.vt.us/professional-regulation/list-of-professions/radiologic-technology.aspx
http://healthvermont.gov/hc/med_board/application.aspx#ra

 

Virginia

http://www.dhp.virginia.gov/medicine/advisory/rt/

 

Washington

http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/RadiologicTechnologist
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/RadiologistAssistant
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/XRayTechnician
http://www.doh.wa.gov/LicensesPermitsandCertificates/ProfessionsNewReneworUpdate/CardiovascularInvasiveSpecialist

 

West Virginia

http://www.wvrtboard.org/
Radiologist assistant - https://wvbom.wv.gov/

 

Wisconsin

https://dsps.wi.gov/Pages/Professions/RadiographerLicensed/Default.aspx

 

Wyoming

http://plboards.state.wy.us/radiology/index.asp