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How to Become a Radiology Tech in Wisconsin - WI

The state of Wisconsin is one of the few states in the nation that does not require any type of licensure, or any other credentialing for radiologic technologists. Because of this, there is no formal application to the state or required Wisconsin radiology tech training.


The responsibility to determine appropriate education and training for a radiologic technologist lies with the individual employers. For the most part, the employers will default to the national certification standard. The national credentialing body for radiologic technologists is the ARRT, or American Registry of Radiologic Technologists. The ARRT administers the certified radiologic technologist exam, and maintains a national database of CRTs in good standing,

In order to sit for the AART certification exam for radiologic technologists, a candidate must graduate from a Wisconsin radiology tech training program that is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education of Radiologic Technologists. A list of accredited programs, housed in a variety of two year, four year, and teaching hospital institutions, is available from the ARRT. Once the student successfully completes the education program, then the student may apply to sit for the certification exam.

In order to maintain the certified radiologic technologist certification through the ARRT, the radiologic technologist must adhere to the ARRT Code of Ethics, as well as complete the ARRT-required continuing education.

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