In the state of Indiana, legislation prohibits the operation of X-ray equipment by unqualified personnel. Certification through the Indiana State Department of Health is required for technologists who seek employment in this state. In addition, students enrolled in radiography programs within the state must have a permit to enroll in clinical courses. Entering students will file applications for permits during their first clinical course.
Graduates who pass the ARRT examination automatically qualifies for state certification upon submission of an application and payment of the licensing fee. Those entering the job search and looking for employment outside of Indiana will need to research the requirements for holding a license in that particular state. The program can provide the student with assistance in investigating this information during the last summer session.