Imaging Sciences, BS

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xray program

Find your medical imaging career specialty with a bachelor's degree in imaging sciences.

Medical Imaging: High tech, high reward.

Medical Imaging is the health profession concerned with the direct administration of radiation, primarily x-rays, in disease diagnosis and injury assessment. Technological advances and the emergence of new methods place medical imaging among the most dynamic, expanding and high-demand fields in healthcare.

A medical imaging professional must apply their knowledge of anatomy, physiology, pathology, patient positioning, radiation protection, and image production and evaluation in the performance of their responsibilities.

The program gives students a variety of options to explore their interest in the sciences of medical imaging. You can develop your skills in specialized areas like computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), mammography and others. In addition to student-focused instruction, you will have the opportunity to gain hands-on experience through supervised clinical training at hospitals and clinics.

Program Information

This bachelor's of science program offers several unique qualities:

  • Multiple points of entry:
    • Dual degree option (3 year degree)
      • Only offered full-time on campus; part-time is not available
      • If students work during the program, they are not to exceed 20 hours of work per week
    • Degree completion for associate degree graduates
      • Online program; available exclusively to individuals who already possess ARRT (R) license
  • Ability to specialize your degree with courses in CT, MRI or Mammography
  • Curriculum provides a strong liberal arts foundation as well as courses that will prepare you with the technical skills to excel after graduation
  • One of the few online degree completion options in the region

Minor Options

Medical Imaging Salary & Job Outlook

The Bureau of Labor Statistics indicates the U.S. median salary in May 2015 for a Radiologic Technologist was $56,670 per year ($27.25 per hour), with a faster than average projected job growth of 9 percent between 2014 and 2024.

Which degree is right for me?

Nebraska Methodist College offers several degrees in the field of medical imaging based on your current level of education and certification. Review a few of the options below.