Mission and Goals

This Program was created to prepare radiological technologists that make up the health professionals responsible for performing radiographic procedures through the use of radiological diagnostic equipment.

The mission of the Associate Degree in Science Program in Radiological Technology has its roots in the mission of Inter American University of Puerto Rico.

This Program mission is achieved through the following Institutional Goals (IG): 

IG 1. To establish an academic program that responds to student needs and those of the society the Program serves.

IG 2. To develop a curriculum in harmony with the practice standards; established by the regulating agencies of the discipline.

IG 3. To provide students with the knowledge and necessary educational experiences that will permit them to pass the licensing examination.

IG 4. To prepare professionals to be members of an interdisciplinary health team that will carry out its functions in a safe, effective and competent manner.

IG 5. . To promote learning as a continuous process so that these professionals keep up-to-date in their specialty field once they enter the workforce.

In addition to the IG, the Program states the following Assessment Goals in order to be in compliance with JRCERT standards. A correlation of the Institutional goals and Assessment goals is available in the Assessment plan.

Goal 1: Students will be clinically competent.

Student Learning Outcomes  

Goal 2: Students will communicate effectively. 

Student Learning Outcomes 

Goal 3: Students will use critical thinking and problem solving skills

Student Learning Outcomes 

Goal 4: Students will value the importance of professional growth and development. 

Student Learning Outcomes  

Program Effectiveness Measures (Indirect Measures) 

Student Learning Outcomes

The students should demonstrate proficiency in other areas related to the radiographic field. The graduates should demonstrate their competencies in the areas that relate to (a) knowledge, (b) skills, and (c) attitudes in order to be successful in the labor setting and our Society.  



A graduate from the program will be able to develop the following competencies in the areas of knowledge, skills and attitudes: