Computed Tomography Program

Computed tomography is a medical process that uses images of specific areas of the body to diagnose disease and provide therapy. If you are a registered Radiologic Technologists or Nuclear Medicine Technologists, you can increase your marketability by adding specialized knowledge of computed tomography.

The Computed Tomography program at Greenville Technical College is fast and flexible, with just one semester of full-time study required. The program content is based on The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) clinical competency and CT registry specifications, and an ARRT CT registry review is included in the curriculum. All didactic courses are offered online, and clinical rotations may be arranged near home making the program ideal for the working technologist.

A career you can count on

Nationwide, job opportunities for radiologic technologists are very good, with employment expected to grow by 28% between 2010 and 2020, and those with specialized skills are even more attractive to employers.

  • National career information for careers in the field of medical imaging is available from the Bureau of Labor Statistics.
  • Learn about real-time job openings and salary information through Career Coach

What you’ll learn in the program

Certified technologists can increase the value of radiologic technology skills by adding specialized knowledge in

  • Cross-sectional anatomy
  • Image generation physics
  • Special scanner features
  • Body and musculoskeletal protocols

Accreditation and credentialing

The clinical component is designed to meet clinical competency requirements of the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).


Upon successful completion of the program, the student may sit for the ARRT Advanced Registry in Computed Tomography.


Greenville Technical College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees, diplomas and certificates. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Greenville Technical College.

Program details and courses

Computed Tomography
Certificate in Applied Science

This full-time, one-semester program prepares the post-graduate registered technologist to use x-rays and computed radiologic technology to produce cross-sectional anatomical images of the human body for diagnostic testing, radiation therapy treatment planning, and nuclear medicine PET scanning. The program consists of online didactic courses and clinical requirements performed, if possible, close to the student’s home at a local clinical site.

  • Online classes qualify for CE credits, with one semester hour equaling 16 CE credits

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CT Program Requirements

In addition to Greenville Technical College admissions process, outlined in these Enrollment Steps, students interested in a program in the Health and Wellness Division must also successfully complete the following:


Career Talk
Participating in a Career Talk session for your program is a requirement for all Health and Wellness Division students. The Career Talk presentation (pdf) for the Computed Tomography program is presented online.


Division Policies
The Computed Tomography program strictly adheres to all the Health and Wellness Division policies, which are detailed on the division admissions information page.


Supplemental Admissions Requirements
Admission is open only to current radiologic technologists, radiation therapists or nuclear medicine technologists who are ARRT or NMTCB certified. See the Career Talk presentation above for more information.

Gainful Employment Disclosure

For more information about our graduation rates, the median debt of students who completed the program, and other important information, we encourage you to review our gainful employment disclosure information for Computed Tomography.