Recording and study of the electrical activity of the brain and nervous system pathways
Key Program Features
Are you interested in caring for patients, from infants to the elderly, and providing key information in diagnosing various brain disorders? LLCC’s unique NDT program puts you on the path to a good-paying and rewarding career. With a nearly 100 percent job placement record, most graduates have job offers before completing the 21-month program. LLCC’s program, one of just 23 in the country, is located at HSHS St. John’s Hospital, which provides access to direct contact with patients, hospital equipment and facilities. Program graduates have the skills to succeed in the workforce as an ND technologist in a hospital lab, clinic, research facility and physicians’ offices.
The expected job growth for neurodiagnostic technologists is 14 percent from 2014-2024, according to Occupational Information Network (O*NET). The median annual wage for neurodiagnostic technologists was $41,070 in May 2016.
LLCC offers the following program to successfully equip you for a career in neurodiagnostic technology. Learn more about the program and its required courses:
Time to completion: 21 months
See the advising checklist to review the specific requirements that must be met to enter applicant pool for LLCC’s neurodiagnostic technology program.
Nov. 30, 2017, 4-6 p.m.
Feb. 22, 2018, noon-2 p.m.
Mar. 8, 2018, 4-6 p.m.
Apr. 5, 2018, noon-2 p.m.
Apr. 19, 2018, 4-6 p.m.
Informational sessions are conducted to share important details and answer questions regarding the LLCC neurodiagnostic technology program and the LLCC respiratory care program in an open house format. Come learn and tour both programs located at HSHS St. John’s Hospital. The following subjects will be discussed:
- Choosing a career in healthcare
- Admission requirements
- Program requirements
- Clinical requirements
Pre-registration is not required.
HSHS St. John’s Hospital (Inside the HSHS Neuroscience Center)
421 North Ninth Street
Room 319 (NDT) or Room 331 (RCP)
Springfield, IL 62702
Park in the 9th Street Parking Ramp. Walk towards the Carol Jo Vecchie Women and Children’s Center – St. John’s Children’s Hospital. At the end of the covered walk, enter the LLCC Health Professions/HSHS Neuroscience Center building located on the right. (There is a sign at the entrance that reads “Lincoln Land Community College-Health Professions.”) Go up the stairs or through the 2 double-doors and go to the elevators (to your left). Take elevator to 3rd floor. When you get off the elevator-head to your right and follow the sign that reads “Classrooms.”
Investment in Your Future
Neurodiagnostic technology (NDT) courses have a variable tuition rate. For the 2017-2018 academic year, NDT courses have an in-district rate of $242 per credit hour. All other courses in the program have an in-district rate of $121 per credit hour. Fees are $11 per credit hour. Get more information on tuition and fees.
Books sold separately.
Get information on ways to get help paying for college.
Neurodiagnostic Technology Program Accreditation
The neurodiagnostic technology program at Lincoln Land Community College is accredited by the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs upon the recommendation of the Committee on Accreditation for Education in Neurodiagnostic Technology.
Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
1361 Park Street
Clearwater, FL 33756
Neurodiagnostic Technology Accreditation Outcomes
Academic Year: 6/4/2012-5/16/2014
Graduation Date: May 2014
# Students Enrolled: 9 • # Students Graduated: 6 • # Positive Placement: 6 (100%)
# Students took R. EEG T. Part I exam: 6 • # Students passed Part I exam: 6 (100%)
Academic Year: 6/2013-5/2015
Graduation Date: May 2015
# Students Enrolled: 10 • # Students Graduated: 8 • # Positive Placement: 7 (88%)
# Students took R. EEG T. Part I exam: 8 • # Students passed Part I exam: 8 (100%)
Academic Year: 8/2014-5/2016
Graduation Date: May 2016
# Students Enrolled: 15 • # Students Graduated: 9 • # Positive Placement: 7 (78%)
# Students took R. EEG T. Part I exam: 9 • # Students passed Part I exam: 9 (100%)
Questions about the program? For more information, contact:
Coordinator, Neurodiagnostic Technology Program