The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences, as part of the College of Health Professions at Armstrong State University, exists to educate students and to provide our culturally diverse communities with competent, team-oriented, and compassionate healthcare professionals.
In 2020, the Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences is a fully integrated department modeling interdisciplinary interaction based on real world applications found in healthcare settings.
Core Value 1: The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences faculty is dedicated to providing excellence in Health Professions education through an interdisciplinary approach.
Core Value 2: The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences faculty participates in a team-oriented approach to learning and instruction for the advancement of integrated healthcare education.
Core Value 3: The Department of Diagnostic and Therapeutic Sciences faculty provides a student-learning environment committed to fostering culturally sensitive and compassionate professional community service.
1. Student/Graduates will be clinically compete..
2. Students/Graduates will possess critical thinking skills.
3. Student/Graduates will possess effective communication skills.
4. Student/Graduates will demonstrate growth in professional development.
- Radiation therapy and radiography are accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology, JRCERT, 20 North Wacker Drive, Suite 2850, Chicago, IL 60606-3182, email@example.com, Tel: 312.704.5300, Fax: 312.704.5304, www.jrcert.org. These programs are accredited through the year 2017.
- Nuclear medicine is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology (JRCNMT 406.883.0003). This program is accredited through the year 2016.
- Sonography is accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Diagnostic Medical Sonography (JRC-DMS). The JRC-DMS and the Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs' (CAAHEP) Board of Directors recognizes the program's substantial compliance with the nationally established accreditation standards. The initial accreditation status will expire on January 31, 2020.
- Cardiovascular interventional science is currently seeking accreditation. In this discipline, accreditation of the program has no impact on eligibility of graduates to sit for certification examinations.
- The BRIDGE program is accredited by the Commission of Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools (1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097: Telephone number 404.679.4501).
Departmental Exit Exam
An exit exam is given in the final term of matriculation. Students must pass this exam in order to complete the program and graduate from the university.
Information on tuition and fees, refund policies, academic calendars, clinical obligations, grading system, graduation requirements, and the criteria for transfer credit is available online in the university catalog.