Students FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

ASRT is here to help student members as they prepare for a rewarding career in radiologic technology.

What benefits does ASRT membership offer for students?

See all of the discounts and benefits for ASRT student members at Student Membership.

What does my state require to practice as a radiologic technologist?

The Legislative Guidebook contains information about the credentials required to practice in individual states. Each state listing also includes a link to the state regulatory agency, practices that fall under state licensing requirements and any additional continuing education requirements imposed by the state.

What is the ASRT Graduate Bridge membership?

Radiologic technologists and radiation therapists who have earned their initial certification within the past 24 months are eligible to join the ASRT with full member benefits for a reduced membership. As you enter your information online, our membership form will determine whether you qualify for the Graduate Bridge. For questions, please contact Member Services at 800-444-2778.

Where can I find more information about medical imaging and radiation therapy careers?

The ASRT Career Center contains a series of videos that provide an overview of radiologic technology careers, as well as information about different types of specialties for medical imaging professionals.

Where can I get scholarships to help with tuition?

The ASRT Foundation offers a variety of scholarships each year to entry-level and professional students pursuing their education in the radiologic sciences.

Where can I find information about radiologic technology schools and programs?

  • The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists offers a listing of recognized programmatic and regionally accredited educational programs organized by discipline. Each listing includes the name of the program director and contact information.
  • The Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology offers a searchable listing of their accredited programs. Search by discipline, alternate learning options, degree or certificate awarded, program name, city/state and ZIP code. Each program listing includes the address, program website, program director name, contact information, tuition rates, student capacity, length of program and recognized clinical sites.
  • The Joint Review Committee in Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine offers a listing by state of accredited programs with contact information, program capacity, program length and program entrance requirements.
  • The Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs provides a searchable list of professions, including diagnostic medical sonography. Individual programs are organized by state and include the program's website, program director name, contact information and length of the program.