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Mission Statement

The mission of the Radiologic Technology program at Los Angeles City College is to provide an accessible and equitable learning environment to promote our radiologic technology students with the technical and interpersonal skills necessary to provide our diverse local and global communities with high-quality diagnostic medical images and patient care as professional diagnostic medical radiographers.

Vision Statement

Providing our students and graduates with effective skills and opportunities to grow in all innovative modalities of medical imaging to serve our communities.

Core Values:

In carrying our mission, vision, and goals, we maintain our core values of

  • Compassionate Caregivers
  • Excellence in Quality
  • Inclusivity – Collegiality and Collaboration
  • Commitment to Integrity and Accountability

Program Goals and Student Learning Outcomes

Goal 1: Prepare students to be ethical, professional, and clinically competent entry-level Radiologic Technologists.

Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will perform routine radiographic examinations.
  • Students will possess knowledge of radiographic procedures and patient care.
  • Students will employ radiation protection to patients, themselves and others.
  • Students will use ethical practices in health care delivery.
Goal 2: Cultivate Radiologic Technology students who utilize effective interpersonal skills with patients, peers, instructors, clinical partners, and the communities they serve.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will communicate, both verbally and nonverbally in a professional manner with the patient.

  • Students will discuss effective communication in the clinical environment.

Goal 3: Educate Radiologic Technology students to demonstrate critical thinking and problem-solving skills to adapt and perform job-related functions.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will alter their approach to complete examinations for patients of different age groups.

  • Students will evaluate radiographic images for adequate positioning, density/brightness, contrast, and recorded detail/spatial resolution.

Goal 4: Empower Radiologic Technology students to grow, develop, and become members of professional organizations that foster career growth.
Student Learning Outcomes:
  • Students will evaluate career opportunities and advancement for the radiographer.

  • Students will analyze the career growth opportunities gained from being involved in a professional medical imaging organization.

  • Students will create a professional portfolio that illustrates growth with their careers.


Radiologic Technology Program Overview

Welcome to the LACC Radiologic Technology Department

The Radiologic Technology Degree Program at Los Angeles City College prepares you to work as a Radiologic Technologist in the medical field. Upon completion of the program, you will be eligible to take the American Registry of Radiologic Technologist Examination (ARRT) and pursue a Radiologic Technology License in the state of California. The Radiologic Technology Program aligns with Los Angeles City College’s goal of preparing students for a career pathway in a thriving industry.

The Radiologic Technology program provides all the necessary skills to seek employment immediately after passing the licensure examinations.

Program Length: Two years (after completion of required prerequisite and general education courses)

After Rad Tech Program Completion: Students will receive all of the following:
AS Degree, Certificate of Completion, Fluoroscope Certificate, Venipuncture Certificate

Program Accreditation:
Joint Review Committee of Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT)
Length of Accreditation Award: 5 Years
Next Scheduled Review: 03/01/2024

2023 Program Effectiveness Data


Dear Prospective RT Student,

Thank you for your interest in our Radiologic Technology Program at Los Angeles City College. To learn all about our program, the required prerequisites, and the curriculum, please refer to our Program Brochure. We also recommend reading our Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs) for commonly asked questions. Links to both documents are found on this page. Please scroll down.

A visual layout of our curriculum can be found on our Rad Tech Program Mapper.

For information on where to go for volunteer hours, please refer to our FAQs link below.

Note: All documents on this website have been updated EXCEPT our Student Manual. It is still being updated and will be posted this Fall 2023.

Currently, the RT Program Application is now closed as of August 20th, 2023. Applicants who qualify will be selected via a lottery system to be placed on our waitlist, depending on the spots available. Currently, there are 29 available spots for entry in 2025. Effective 2026, there will be no waitlist. Students will be selected via a lottery each year. 

The 2025 waitlist will posted when it is available. The Application Review Committee must verify each applicant's transcript(s) are received and that all prerequisites are met before adding their name to the lottery pool. Once all applications are reviewed, the qualifying applicants are randomly selected to be placed on the waitlist, depending on the number of spots available. Volunteer hours and forms must be due by April 1, 2024.

Volunteer Information and Forms

Please send your volunteer forms and verification letter to:
Los Angeles City College
Radiologic Technology Department
855 N. Vermont Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90049

Please monitor our website for more information regarding the next application period. If there are any spots available for 2025 entry, we will open the application link in February 2024. Otherwise, the next application period will be February 2026.

The Rad Tech Student Manual is where prospective students, cohort students, and the public can learn about our program's policies and procedures, including standards of student expectations and conduct that are applicable to all Radiologic Technology students. 

2023 RT Student Manual
(revised Oct. 2023)


Mammography Program

LACC is launching a new Mammography Program. This course satisfies the CA Department of Public Health - Radiologic Health Branch (DPH-RHB) and the American Society of Radiologic Technologists (ASRT) 16 Credit requirements. Clinical training is included in this program, if applicable. Our clinical education meets the Mammography Quality Standards Act (MQSA) and the American Registry of Radiologic Technology (ARRT) requirements. The program will launch in the Fall of 2023. More information to follow. 

LACC's Mammography Program Application 2023

For questions, please email us at Thank you for your interest in our Mammography.

2023 Mammography Program Effectiveness Data

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Office Hours

Hours vary by semester, please refer to your instructor's course syllabus.

2023 LACC RT
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Contact Us
(Faculty in alphabetical order)

Eric Banes 
Adjunct Instructor
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Aaron Burton 
Adjunct Instructor
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Rachelle Casinto
Adjunct Faculty Member
(323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Vanessa Havakian
Adjunct Instructor
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Fredrick Lee 
Adjunct Instructor
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Joyce Obeng
Adjunct Instructor
Acting Clinical Coordinator / Alt. RSO
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Pornsakdi Thammaraks
Health Sciences Counselor
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2256

Piper Jan Visitacion
Adjunct Instructor
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2940

Julie Washenik
Associate Professor/Department Chair
Temporary Program Director/ RSO
Phone: (323) 953-4000 ext. 2941

For questions regarding the program and application process, please send email to: