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Program Mission & Goals

Program Mission:

In support of the mission and values of Middlesex County College, the mission of the Radiography Education Program is to meet the medical imaging needs of the community by preparing our students to become quality entry level radiographers. A progressive sequence of classroom, laboratory and clinical experience develop students into professional, competent radiographers with a commitment to quality patient care, radiation safety, lifelong learning and professional growth.

The philosophy, goals and objectives of the Radiography Education program are consistent with the college’s mission and goals.  These are subject to review and revision annually at a regularly scheduled department meeting to ensure a quality educational program predicated upon  the changing body of knowledge and skills directed at meeting the performance demands of today’s health professional


Program Goals:

Goal #1: Students will demonstrate the knowledge and skills required to be a clinically competent entry-level radiographer:

Student Learning Outcomes:

Students will utilize safe radiation protection practices.

  • Students will demonstrate positioning skills.
  • Students will select appropriate technical factors.
  • Students will provide basic patient care. 


Goal #2: Students will utilize critical thinking to problem solve.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will critique radiographs for diagnostic quality.
  • Students will adapt standard procedures for non-routine patients.


Goal #3: Students will model professionalism.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Students will demonstrate ethical and professional behavior.
  • Students will participate in professional activities to ensure continued education development and growth.


Goal #4: Students will demonstrate effective communication skills.

Student Learning Outcomes:

  • Student will demonstrate oral communication skills.
  • Students will demonstrate written communication skills.