Your Path from RT to Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences Degree
Radiologic Sciences offers a degree completion program for radiographers, radiation therapists, and nuclear medicine technologists. If you are certified by the ARRT or NMTCB, then you may qualify to complete a Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences degree through Armstrong State University. We offer a wide variety of mechanisms for technologists, therapists, and sonographers to advance professionally.
Two Track Choices
Coursework concentration in advanced clinical skills, such as CT, MRI or mammography. The mammography concentration is only available to radiographers. All courses (except clinical education) in the major are offered online and clinical education may be completed in your local area. Completion of the clinical education requirements will lead to eligibility for certification in CT, MRI or mammography.
Courses in the major are offered online. Students will gain a variety of educational experiences that include leadership, management, and technical communication.
The degree consists of 129 semester hours, 63 hours in the core and 66 hours in the major. You will be given 33 semester hours, 1/2 of the major, for your primary certification. Secondary certifications may qualify you for additional credit hours in the major.
Options for Completing Core Classes at a Distance
- A regionally accredited college or university in your area.
- Online through Southern Regional Education Board: http://www.sreb.org/
- Online through Georgia eCore: http://ecore.usg.edu/
- UGA independent and distance learning: https://testing.uga.edu/
- Most core is available online at Armstrong State University See the course catalog for details.
Number of Students accepted: unlimited (noncompetitive provided admission requirements are met)
Program Coordinator: Shaunell McGee
- Graduate of a Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic or Nuclear Medicine Technology or Sonography accredited program or equivalent
- Regular admission to Armstrong State University
- Grade point average of 2.5 or higher for all college work
- Certification by the ARRT, or NMTCB, or ARDMS in radiography, nuclear medicine, sonography or radiation therapy or equivalent (if not yet certified, must become certified prior to the end of the first semester at Armstrong).
- Before beginning any of the professional courses, the following must be successfully completed:
- At least 45 semester hours of degree requirements (RT certification applies towards these hours)
- Anatomy and Physiology I and II or equivalent
- Two college English courses and one college algebra course.
- Nuclear Medicine Technologists
- Radiation Therapists
- Radiology Imaging Managers
- Clinical Supervisors
- Radiology products specialists
Advanced Studies/Continuing Education
- Master’s Degree
- PhD in Health Professions with emphasis in Radiologic Sciences
- Certificate in Computed Tomography
- Certificate in Magnetic Resonance Imaging
- Certificate in Mammography
- Registered in MRI, CT, or Mammography
- Evaluate ethical dilemmas in the healthcare setting
- Function on multidisciplinary teams
- Communicate effectively
- Demonstrate leadership skills
- Collaborative leaders
- Effective communicators (written, oral)
- Technically competent
- Data driven decision-makers
- Successful team members