Medical Imaging – Radiography (DuBois)

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Associate of Science in Medical Imaging/Radiography

In Cooperation with the DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC) with classes held in DuBois, PA

Degree Details

Offered as: Associate

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The Radiation Sciences program offers a two year Associate degree track in Medical Imaging/Radiography in cooperation with the DuBois Regional Medical Center (DRMC) that is inclusive of all eligibility requirements for the entry-level American Registry of Radiologic Technologies (ARRT) national certification exam in Radiography.

The student-focused curriculum includes professional courses in radiologic sciences and a structured competency based clinical education with an emphasis on liberal arts studies.  In our commitment to provide the health care community with radiographers who are skilled professionals, responsive to human needs, students are educated to become caring, competent and professional radiographers.

Highlights of the Program

Program Highlights:

  • Full-time, two year program of study.
  • Solid foundation in the liberal arts and in-depth knowledge of patient care.
  • Combination of video conference, classroom-based instruction and online courses.
  • Conveniently offered at DuBois Regional Medical Center.
  • Graduates are prepared for immediate entry into the workforce or further college work.
  • Graduates are eligible to take the licensure exam and be registered by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT).

Admission Requirements

Admission Requirements:

  •  An application with a $30 application fee.
  •  Official high school transcript or GED diploma.
  •  Applicants will need a high school level Chemistry course with a “C” or better completed within the last five years.
  •  Official college transcripts from all colleges/universities attended, if applicable.
  •  Three letters of recommendation.
  •  Registration for the Accuplacer Exam, if applicable.
  •  SAT or ACT college board scores. The ACT is offered monthly at Mount Aloysius College.

Applicants who have taken the SAT are required to have a minimum score of 1000 using the combined scores of critical reading and math only.  If an applicant falls below the 1000 combined score he/she will be required to take the Accuplacer exam.  Students who have not taken the SAT will be required to take the Accuplacer exam.

Accreditation

The Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences associate degree program is currently accredited by  Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools but is seeking additional accreditation through The Joint Committee on Education on Education in Radiologic Technology (J.R.C.E.R.T.). www.jrcert.org


Student Success Profile

Brandon L Steach, RT (R) MR, graduated cum laude from Mount Aloysius in 2006 with a degree in radiography. Following graduation, he was offered four different jobs. Brandon was employed at Holy Spirit Hospital in Camp Hill, PA for 3.5 years, where he started in X-ray and cross-trained in a cardiovascular suite and MRI and obtained his certification in MRI.

He is currently the CT/MRI supervisor at Heart of Lancaster Regional Medical Center in Lititz, PA where he developed the protocols/policies in CT and MRI and coordinates numerous administrative responsibilities as well as performing clinical exams. Currently, Brandon directs and manages a MRI Breast program with capabilities of MRI guided breast biopsy.

Meet the Medical Imaging – Radiography (DuBois) Department!

Margaret “Bunny” Bafile
Clinical Instructor, Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Megan Beaver
Instructor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Jeanine Farabaugh
Secretary - Health Studies
Felicia Holliday
Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Amber Lenhard
Instructor in the Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Sharon Miller
Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Helen Ritchey
Clinical Instructor, Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Paula Scaramozzino
Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences/Chairperson Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences Program
Brittany Smithmyer
Assistant Clinical Coordinator/Clinical Instructor Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences