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Online Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology

If you have certification in radiography (ARRT), nuclear medicine (ARRT or NMTCB), sonography (ARRT or ARDMS), or radiation therapy (ARRT) and want to advance in your career, the online Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology offers countless opportunities to excel in the healthcare environment.

As a student in this program, you will gain knowledge and skills in medical imaging technology principles and procedures, anatomy, pathology, and research practices. The program prepares you to be a clinically-competent graduate who communicates effectively, thinks critically, applies problem-solving skills in the healthcare environment, and understands the value of professional development and growth.

Medical Imaging Technology Online Outcomes

Principles 

  • Students will learn the history of the medical imaging profession. 
  • Students will master basic imaging principles for a variety of imaging modalities. 

Procedures 

  • Students will compare and contrast the various modalities in terms of radiation sources, uses, and safety. 
  • Students will apply medical imaging concepts and principles to analyze new uses and procedures.

Anatomy

  • Students will identify anatomical structures of the head, thorax, abdomen, and extremities. 
  • Students will describe relationships of structures to one another. 
  • Students will discuss the difference appearance of anatomy from one modality to another.

Pathology

  • Students will explain the different disease states that are seen or treated within the field of radiology. 
  • Students will determine which radiologic procedures are use in the diagnosis and treatment of various disease states. 

Research

  • Students will demonstrate computer skills needed to perform a literature search. 
  • Students will formulate a research question. 
  • Students will research a selected topic. 
  • Students will use a variety of multimedia tools to produce images for presentation and/or posters. 
  • Students will disseminate scientific information in a professional quality poster and research paper. 
  • Students will investigate the basic tenets of human subjects research. 
Course Requirements

To graduate with the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology, you must complete a total of 120 semester credit hours.

General Education (varies by campus)

You must achieve the general education outcomes of the campus from which you will graduate. 

Medical Imaging Core Courses

Medical Imaging Technology Principles (3 credit hours)

  • RADS-R 405 Advanced Diagnostic Imaging I
  • RADI-R 451 Medical Imaging Theory I

Medical Imaging Technology Procedures (3 credit hours)

  • RADS-R 406 Advanced Diagnostic Imaging II
  • RADI-R 453 Medical Imaging Theory II

Anatomy (3 credit hours)

  • AHLT-R 404 Sectional Imaging Anatomy
  • RADI-R 404 Multiplanar Anatomy for MIT
  • RADS-R 404 Sectional Imaging Anatomy

Pathology (3 credit hours)

  • AHLT-R 414 Sectional Imaging Pathology
  • RADS-R 414 Sectional Imaging Pathology
  • RADI-R 452 Mutiplanar Imaging Pathology

Research in Medical Imaging Technology (6 credit hours)

Option 1:  Archival and Human Subject Research

  • RADI-R 456 MIT Projects I
  • RADI-R 457 MIT Projects II

Option 2:  Advanced Study and Applied Research in Medical Imaging

    **Complete R 409 and either R 407 or R 408**

  • AHLT-R 407 Seminar in Medical Imaging
  • AHLT-R 408 Topics in Radiologic Sciences
  • RADS-R 408 Topics in Medical Imaging
  • AHLT-R 409 Project in Medical Imaging
  • AHLT-R 409 Sr Project in MIT
  • RADS-R 409 Sr Project in MIT

Medical Imaging Technology Non-clinical Concentration (12 credit hours)

  • Various options- Meet with an Academic Advisor.
Tuition, Fees, and Financial Aid

If you are an Indiana resident and take all of your courses online, you can expect to pay approximately $250 per credit hour for tution for your Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology courses. If you are a non-resident student and take all of your courses online, you can expect to pay approximately $350 per credit hour for tuition. You also pay a mandatory distance education fee of $70 per credit hour.

Note: Taking courses on campus could cause a change to your costs.

You may apply for financial aid for both on-campus and online courses. Your eligibility is determined by several factors, including your year in school, your enrollment status, and your federal Expected Family Contribution (EFC).  

To be considered for aid, you’ll need to fill out the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Admissions

To gain admission into the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology program, you must have a certification in radiography (ARRT), nuclear medicine (ARRT or NMTCB), sonography (ARRT or ARDMS), or radiation therapy (ARRT) and a minimum grade point average of 2.0 on a 4.0 grading scale.

Your first step towards starting the Bachelor of Science in Medical Imaging Technology program is to apply for formal admission to IU Kokomo. You can do this by completing an online IU Kokomo application.

If you have questions or need additional information, please contact the Office of Admissions at 765-455-9217 or iuadmis@iuk.edu.

Last updated: 08/25/2017