Certification: Registered Technologist - Computed Tomography (RTCT)

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The purpose of The American Registry of Radiologic Technologists Computed Tomography (CT) Examination is to assess the knowledge and cognitive skills underlying the performance of the tasks typically required of staff technologists in Computed Tomography. The tasks typically performed were determined by administering a comprehensive practice analysis survey to a nationwide sample of radiographers working in computed tomography.

More than two years of education or training after high school required?
More than two years of work experience required?
Oral or Written Exam Required?
Renewal Required?
Every 2 Year(s)
Renew through Continuing Educational Units(CEU)?
Renew through Re-Examination?
Renew through Continuing Professional Development(CPD)?
Does applicant have choice of at least two options from above for renewal (CEU, CPD, or exam)?


The certification corresponds to a specialty within a recognized occupation. For example, Oncology Nurse and Pediatric Nurse are specialties within the nursing field, so Certified Oncology Nurse and Certified Pediatric Nurse would be classified as specialty certifications.

  • This certification is related to military occupational specialties.