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Why Choose This Program?

The LPT program is offered each semester and will certify you to sit for the Limited Practical Technologist exam through ARRT, which will allow you to begin working in the field.

Please note, that while the LPT courses will certify you through ARRT, this will not grant you a certificate of proficiency through Weber State University. Please see the Limited Radiographer Certificate of Proficiency Grad Map below.

 Those most likely to benefit from our LPT program are students who are trying to gain a better understanding of the profession and whether this career fits their future goals.

Students who are LPT certified will receive additional points when applying for the WSU Radiography program. 

What You Will Learn

  • Anatomy
  • Positioning
  • Lab
  • Patient Care
  • Basic physics principles

No clinical education or hospital experience is provided during the program.

Course Requirements

The LPT program includes four courses (8 credit hours).  Courses must be taken all together in the same semester. 

  • RADT 1021 (1 credit)
  • RADT 1023 (2 credits)
  • RADT 1024 (3 credits) 
  • RADT 1025 (2 credits)

A fifth course is offered and is optional. RADT 1022: Intro to Radiologic Technology (2 credits). If you choose to take this course it will satisfy the course requirement for the Limited Radiographer Certificate of ProficiencyAssociates of Applied Science in Radiography and the Associate of Science in Health Sciences - Radiologic Track. 


Please view the Summer 2023 LPT Flyer for class times and information on how to register. Registration for Summer LPT courses begins April 3, 2023.


Job Opportunities

Upon certification, you may work in outpatient facilities and clinics (jobs often require additional responsibilities, such as clerical work).

Tuition Cost

See current tuition and fees table for cost per credit hour. 

Additional Information