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Medical Imaging &
Radiation Sciences

Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

The Radiologic Sciences Programs at Arkansas State University were established in 1981. Since the establishment of the first program, the university has added four baccalaureate degree major emphases as well as several minor areas of study. The faculty and students of the programs have established a reputation for quality education and clinical experience in the radiologic and imaging sciences.

Career Ready Graduates


Graduates are surpassing national averages on national boards and have proven themselves in the work force, according to the various employers that hire them. We offer 7 tracks in several areas of study, including:

Track 1: Computed Tomography / Medical Resonance Imaging

Provides students with the skills necessary to operate CT and MRI machines and control sectional images through computer enhancement.

Track 2: Computed Tomography / Mammography

Provides students with the skills necessary to operate CT and control sectional images through computer enhancement as well as operate specialized mammography machines, as well as perform needle localizations.

Track 3: Radiation Therapy

Provides students with the skills necessary to operate therapeutic radiation oncology systems and thus become a professional, entry level radiation therapist.

Track 4: Sonography

Provides students with the skills necessary to operate sonographic equipment and control images through various enhancements.

Track 5: Computed Tomography / Cardiovascular-Interventional Technology

Provides students with the skills necessary to operate CT and control sectional images through computer enhancement as well as operate specialized radiographic equipment and control specific images through various imaging enhancements.

Track 6: Computed Tomography / Medical Imaging Informatics

Provides students with the skills necessary to operate CT and control sectional images through computer enhancement as well as manipulate patient images and data for use and storage.

Track 7: Computed Tomography / Radiology Management

Provides students with the skills necessary to operate CT and control sectional images through computer enhancement as well as the knowledge base for an entry level management position with a radiologic setting.

Bridge Program

Radiologic Technologists who currently possess an associate degree or certificate from an accepted accredited program at another institution may pursue the BSRS in General Radiography through the Bridge Program.

Mission

The mission of the Department of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences is to provide a comprehensive, multi-skilled education preparing students for entry-level practice into the medical imaging and radiation therapy professions.  They will be competent in at least two emphasis areas.


Job Openings

Imaging Equipment Screen

Our department is constantly getting requests to post job openings for regional health care facilities. 


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