Northark recognized for offering top radiology technician program

Tue Nov 1, 2016 at 11:36 AM

North Arkansas College‘s (Northark) program for radiology technicians has been recognized as one of the best in the nation by The Community for Accredited Online Schools ( As a leading resource for higher education and college accreditation information, the site released its annual ranking for the 2016-2017 school year, honoring Northark as the #14 Best Radiology Technician Program in the Nation.

“I am so excited to hear that our Radiologic Technology Program ranks #14th in the nation!” said Sondra Richard’s, radiologic technology director.  “It’s because of the hard work, dedication and integrity of the faculty and the radiology staff at our nine clinical sites that have helped ensure successful graduates for the last 22 years.”

Sondra added that Northark students enjoy low tuition rates, small class sizes and personable classroom, lab and clinical instruction.  The program’s blended/hybrid curriculum allows students to learn from home and have less driving time to campus.

“We wanted to highlight schools like Northark, who are striving for excellence in education,” said Doug Jones, CEO and Founder of the Community for Accredited Online Schools. “These colleges offer an exceptional educational experience, upholding rigorous accreditation standards and showing an overall commitment to maximizing student success.”

In order for universities to qualify for this ranking they must hold public or private not-for-profit status and carry institutional accreditation. Top schools are determined by using a value-based methodology that analyzes more than a dozen qualitative and quantitative data points.

For a complete list of radiology technician programs for 2016-2017 and more information on the methodology used to rank each school, visit the following page:

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