ATTENTION.....THE CCOM RADIATION SCIENCES PROGRAMS ARE GOING THROUGH CURRICULUM AND ADMISSION REVISIONS. PLEASE READ THE FOLLOWING CAREFULLY TO DETERMINE THE DEGREE OPTION THAT MEETS YOUR SITUATION.
UI Health Care has a proud academic tradition of preparing students for successful careers in the radiation sciences. Today, that tradition continues through its strong curriculum, quality clinical experience and commitment to undergraduate education.
Professionals in the field collaborate with patients, physicians, and other health care professionals to create images or provide treatment using highly sophisticated equipment.
The revised Radiation Sciences degree will provide 6 track options. Each track has 2 professional program areas of focus. Admission Requirements Fall 2013
- Radiologic Technology Tracks: Includes 1-year prerequisites, selective RS admission, & 3-years RS curriculum. Will admit 6 max / year in the Radiologic Technology & Computed Tomography and the Radiologic Technology & Magnetic Resonance Imaging tracks, and admit 2 max / year in Radiologic Technology & Cardiovascular Interventional track.
- Diagnostic Medical Sonography Tracks : Includes 1-year prerequisites, selective RS admission, & 3-years curriculum. Will admit 8 max / year in the General & Vascular track and 4 max / year in the Cardiac & Vascular track
- Radiation Therapy & Computed Tomography: Includes 2-year prerequisites, selective RS admission, & 2-years curriculum. Will admit 7 max / year.
Students that have completed a Radiologic Technology Program and will be a certified radiologic technologist by Summer 2014:. Admit to the Radiation Sciences major in the undergraduate Carver College of Medicine (CCOM), when applicable apply to a second professional program, and complete remaining required courses. 12 month Radiation Therapy, 12 month Nuclear Medicine, and 18 month Diagnostic Medical Sonography programs will not be available after Fall 2014. See diagnostic Sonography and Radiation Therapy options listed above.
Students who have completed a Radiologic Technology program and wish to complete the Radiation Sciences BS degree online: Admit to the Radiation Sciences major in the undergraduate Carver College of Medicine to complete a series of online CT, MRI, or CVI courses, two advanced courses, and any electives to total the final consecutive 30 sh. As of Summer 2015, all general education prerequisite courses must be completed prior to admission.
Upon completion of primary ARRT certification in Radiologic Technology, Radiation Therapy or Nuclear Medicine Technology, available RS online education courses can be taken without being admitted to a UI degree program (non-degree) through the Division of Continuing Education. Use the Distance Education links located on the left NavBar for more information. Online courses include CT, MRI, CVI and Sonography.