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Medical Imaging &
Radiation Sciences

Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences

The Department of Medical Imaging and Radiation Sciences at Arkansas State University began in 1981 with the radiologic technology program. Since the establishment of the first program, the university has added six major emphases to the baccalaureate of science in radiologic sciences (BSRS) degree. Each program within the department maintains applicable JRCERT or CAAHEP programmatic accreditation and has established a reputation for quality education and clinical experiences in the imaging and radiation sciences.

Career Path Options

We offer 6 specialty tracks in several areas of study, including:

Radiography Foundation

Before choosing one of the 6 career path options below, students must first complete the Radiography component of the degree plan. Radiography comprises the spring semester of the sophomore year and all of the junior year .

Radiography Application

Specialty Tracks

The Bachelor of Science in Radiologic Sciences (BSRS) Programs offer the baccalaureate degree in 6 tracks.

Bridge Program

  • Bridge Program
    - [B.S.R.S. Imaging Specialist Degree] for Radiologic Technologists who currently possess an associate degree from an accredited program



The Department of Medical Imaging & Radiation Sciences (MIRS) exists to provide a comprehensive, multi-skilled education preparing students for entry-level practice into the medical imaging and radiation therapy professions. This mission is accomplished through collaborative education, research and scientific efforts with the health care community. 

MIRS Annoucements

Virtual Information Session

Are you interested in obtaining your BSRS degree?  What about obtaining additional credentials?  Come join us for a virtual info session to see what we have to offer! 

Radiography Program Effectiveness Data

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Job Openings

Imaging Equipment Screen

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

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Alumni Gallery

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