Mission and Goals

Consistent with the mission of Texas Southmost College, the faculty of the Radiologic Technology Program is committed to serving the educational needs of the citizens of Cameron and surrounding counties. This mission will be fulfilled by providing quality instruction, preparing the graduate to be successful on the national certification examination, preparing the graduate with employable skills as an entry level radiographer, and providing the opportunity to participate in higher education, such as the emerging advanced modalities.


  1. The program will graduate a student with knowledge and technical skills necessary for the position of an entry level technologist. Upon completion of the program, all students will demonstrate the ability to comprehend, apply and evaluate information relevant to their roll as a radiologic technologist. (Cognitive Domain and Psychomotor Domain)
  2. The program will enroll qualified applicants who upon graduation will be successful on the national certification examination.
  3. The program will provide training to meet the changing needs of the industry by preparing students in a two-year Radiologic Technology Program leading directly to gainful employment. Upon completion of the program, all students will demonstrate personal behaviors consistent with professional and employer expectations for a radiologic technologist. (Affective Domain)
  4. Upon completion of the program all students will be able to communicate effectively, think analytically and be intellectually adaptive in a healthcare setting.