An Analysis of the American Radiology Accreditation Process and Curriculum for the Revision of the Korean Radiology Curriculum

Main Article Content

Eunhye Kim, Sunghun Jeong, Cheonghwan Lim, Youngkeun Kim


The accreditation process is the basis for opening higher education institutions in the United States and other countries. Higher education institutions must be accredited to support student learning through a high-quality curriculum. In this paper, the Western Association of Schools and Colleges, a regional accreditor, and the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, a specialized accreditor, were compared to explore the accreditation process of the United States. Following this is an analysis of the radiology program curriculaof the United States and the Republic of Korea. Finally, a reform of Korea’s radiology curriculum was proposed.


Article Details