Degrees type: Bachelor’s Degree Completion Option (Enter with an Associate Degree)
Main Campus or Online
Mount Aloysius College’s Medical Imaging – Radiography prepares students for more advanced work in specialty areas, such as computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and quality management and mammography (QM/M) . Through flexible online courses, you’ll learn the technical skills you need to be successful. Then, you’ll be able to test your knowledge in the field in your clinical rotations.
This program is designed to allow you to learn while working full-time in the field–choose from full-time or part-time studies to match your scheduling needs.
You may be interested in this path if…
- you have your associate degree in radiology and you want to continue your education
- you’re interested in learning more about different areas of radiography
- you’re working as a radiographer already and you want to work in specialty areas
*Medical Imaging and Radiation Science licensure and certification laws/regulations vary from state to state. It is highly recommended that students planning to pursue a professional credential in states other than Pennsylvania contact the appropriate state licensing agency to seek guidance and verify requirements prior to starting a program.
Visit https://www.caahep.org/Students/Program-Info.aspx and https://www.asrt.org/main/standards-and-regulations/legislation-regulations-and-advocacy/individual-state-licensure for more information.
- Diagnostic Laboratories
- Treatment Centers
- Imaging Clinics
- LIBA 400 – Capstone Seminar 3 Credits (satisfies core requirement)
- RAD 103 – Radiologic Sciences I 3 Lecture / 3 Lab / 4 Credits
- RAD 108 – Clinical Practicum I 120 Clinical Hours / 1 Credit
- RAD 109 – Radiologic Procedures I 2 Lectures / 3 Lab / 3 Credits
- RAD 110 – Radiologic Sciences II 3 Credits
- RAD 111 – Clinical II 240 Hours / 2 Credits
- RAD 202A – Clinical Practicum III 240 Hours / 2 Credits
- RAD 202B – Clinical Practicum III 240 Hours / 2 Credits
- RAD 203 – Radiologic Procedures II 2 Lecture / 2 Lab / 3 Credits
- RAD 204 – Radiologic Sciences III 3 Credits
- RAD 205 – Clinical Practicum IV 360 Hours / 3 Credits
- RAD 209 – Clinical Practicum V 360 Hours / 3 Credits
- RAD 211 – Radiologic Sciences IV 3 Credits
- RAD 212 – Radiologic Procedures III 2 Lecture / 2 Lab / 3 Credits
- RAD 220 – Radiologic Sciences and Procedures 2 Lecture / 2 Lab / 3 Credits
- RAD 300 – Imaging Principles 3 Credits
- RAD 303 – Cross-Sectional Anatomy 3 Credits
- RAD – Degree Completion Requirement 3 Credits *
- RAD – Degree Completion Requirement 3 Credits *
- RLST 300 – Christian Health Care Ethics 3 Credits (satisfies core requirement)
The demand for MRI technicians is expected to rise 7% from 2019 to 2029.
The median wage for this position in the state of Pennsylvania is $63,220.*
The Bachelor of Science Degree in Medical Imaging is designed to give students the skills needed to become tomorrow’s leaders in the field of medical imaging. Through their coursework, graduates are able to meet the challenges posed by advancing technology in the current healthcare environment. The student-focused curriculum includes a strong emphasis on liberal arts studies and professional courses in the advanced imaging modalities with a structured competency-based clinical education.
Additionally, through their development in the liberal arts, students will learn to provide patient care that is oriented and responsive, by displaying the attributes of compassion, competence and effective communication in meeting the special needs of the patient. Graduates will also learn to exercise independent judgment in the technical performance of medical imaging procedures by adapting the technical parameters of the procedure to the condition of the patient.
Upon completion of the Bachelor Degree Medical Imaging Program, graduates will:
- Apply global awareness of cultural and healthcare perspectives while exhibiting professional behaviors such as integrity, respect, and compassion;
- Participate in scholarly activities pertaining to the profession;
- Use technology skills to perform specialized imaging procedures while achieving professional competencies as currently defined by their respective professions;
- Lead individuals and/or groups and apply basic management skills toward attainment of shared goals in organizational or professional settings to contribute to the improvement of health care delivery;
- Identify, analyze, and solve a variety of scientific, clinical, psychosocial and/or managerial problems to appreciate the complexity of the healthcare system.
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Student Voices & Success Stories
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.
Faculty & Staff
Clinical Instructor - Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences Department (DuBois)
Rebecca Hickman RT (R)
Instructor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Felicia Holliday, R.T. (R) (CT)
Department Chair of Medical Imaging, Co-Coordinator for Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences, Associate Professor of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences
Assistant Professor of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences
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