Manhattanville College Radiologic Technology Program Receives 8-year Accreditation

November 01, 2022
Radiologic Technology student receiving instruction on the lab


PURCHASE, NY, October 31, 2022 – Manhattanville College School of Nursing and Health Science’s Radiologic Technology program has been awarded an 8-year accreditation, the maximum duration allowed, by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology (JRCERT).

Manhattanville graduated its first Radiologic Technology class in May with an impressive 100 percent of the class passing the national certification exam and 100 percent being placed in jobs after graduation.

“This accreditation will ensure that our current and future students will have the same opportunities for success,” said Debra Simons, Ph.D., R.N., C.C.M.R., dean of the School of Nursing and Health Sciences at Manhattanville. “Congratulations and thank you to Program Director Thai Chan-Grullon. None of this would have been possible if not for the tireless efforts of our dedicated Radiologic Technology faculty and staff.’’

“Radiologic Technology is a growing field offering Manhattanville students great career opportunities,” said Interim President Louise Feroe, Ph.D. “Employment data projections show strong growth potential for Radiologic Technologists with 30,000 new jobs expected by 2026. It’s been extremely popular even in the short time we have offered it.”

The JRCERT is the only agency recognized by the United States Department of Education (USDE) and the Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA) for the accreditation of traditional and distance delivery educational programs in radiography, radiation therapy, magnetic resonance, and medical dosimetry.

Radiologic technologists earn a median annual salary of $61,240, making it attractive to students looking for careers in health care. The Bachelor of Science (BS) in Radiologic Technologies (Rad Tech) is a four-year 122 credit program registered with the New York State Department of Education (NYSED).

About Manhattanville College
Manhattanville College is a small, private liberal arts institution dedicated to academic excellence, purposeful education, and social justice. For two years in a row, the U.S. News and World Report has ranked Manhattanville the number one private, non-profit institution in New York among Top Performers of Social Mobility in Regional Universities North 2022. Located 30 miles from New York City on a 100-acre suburban campus in the heart of bustling Westchester County, Manhattanville enables easy access to robust entertainment offerings, educational resources, and business opportunities for its primarily residential and diverse student body. The College serves more than 1,500 undergraduate students and nearly 1,000 graduate students from more than 44 countries and 33 states. Founded in 1841, the College offers more than 75 undergraduate and graduate areas of study in the arts and sciences, education, business, and creative writing, as well as continuing and executive education programs. Graduate students can choose from over 70 graduate and certificate programs. Extracurricular offerings include more than 45 clubs and 20 NCAA Division III teams.

Manhattanville has also been recognized by “U.S. News and World Report” for Ethic Diversity. The college has earned a designation as a Hispanic Serving Institution by the U.S. Department of Education which has allowed it to recruit more Latinx students. For the sixth consecutive year, Manhattanville has been named to the Colleges of Distinction list which recognizes colleges that excel in key areas including student engagement, great teaching, vibrant communities, and successful outcomes. This year, the college is also proud to be among those that have earned the Equity and Inclusion badge from Colleges of Distinction, while continuing to be recognized for excellence with Business, Education, and Career Development badges. The school is also one of the few liberal arts colleges to offer an undergraduate certificate in design thinking, giving students a leg up with employers looking for critical thinking skills.

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