Arizona Practical Technologist in Radiography (PTR)

Prepares you for the Practical Technologist in Radiography Examination (PTR) through the State of Arizona. 

Applications accepted from November 1st to March 1st.

Why Choose This Program?

The School of Radiologic Sciences offers the PTR program to assist students in advancing both their education and careers in Radiologic Sciences. This career ladder opportunity assists MA’s and other healthcare employees in obtaining certification as a Practical Technologist in Radiology (PTR) in the state of Arizona.    

If a student chooses to continue their Associates of Applied Science in Radiologic Technology (AAS) degree through Weber State University, they can take classes that will be credited towards their degree. This is called our PTR to RT Degree Completion Program. Students can only be placed in track if clinical site placement is available.


What You Will Learn

To meet Arizona State requirements R12-2-202, students must complete a minimum of 210 hours of didactic training and 480 hours of clinical training. The course of study should be no less than 6 months or more than 24 months in length. The Weber State School of Radiologic Sciences Arizona PTR program fulfills these requirements. The PTR program will consist of 2 semesters that incorporate both clinical and didactic training. 


  • High School Diploma or Equivalent

Course Requirements

The PTR program consists of 2 semesters involving didactic (19 credit hours) and clinical (600 hours minimum) education.

Download PTR program requirements

1st Semester

  • RADT 1022 Introduction to Radiologic Technology (2 credits)
  • RADT 1303 Principles of Radiographic Exposure I (3 credit)
  • RADT 1502 Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning I (2 credits) 
  • RADT 1601 Clinical Simulations (1 credit)
  • RADT 2042 Community Based Patient Care I (2 credits)
  • RADT 2861 Clincial Education (3 credits)

2nd Semester

  • RADT 1512 Radiographic Anatomy & Positioning II (2 credits)
  • RADT 1621 Clinical Simulations (1 credit)
  • RADT 2043 Speciality Based Patient Care (2 credits)
  • RADT 2866 Final Competency Evaluation (2 credits)
  • RADT 2862 Clinical Education (3 credits)


Job Opportunities

Upon passing the Limited Scope Certification Examination, you may apply for state licensure as a limited practical technologist in radiology (PTR) in the state of Arizona.  This provides the opportunity to advance your career in a variety of outpatient facilities, urgent cares, and clinics.

Tuition Cost

Tuition is $3000 per semester. 

Please note, the Arizona PTR program is not eligible for Financial Aid.

Additional Information

Please contact or 801-626-6329.