About the Program
The Rush University Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences Program offers an opportunity for registered radiologic technologists to advance their education by obtaining a bachelor’s degree and skills that are significant to their current profession. This program offers the radiologic technologist an opportunity for advancement in employment and prepares advanced medical imaging technologists for professional leadership roles.
The academic degree program will provide graduates with the knowledge, skills and professional competencies needed to perform advanced-level imaging in computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Cardiac-Interventional Radiology (CI), Vascular-Interventional Radiology (VI), and other advanced Imaging Modalities.
Graduates of the program complete 1,000 hours of clinical specialty experience at any of our clinical affiliates; Advocate Bromenn Medical Center, Advocate Christ Medical Center, Advocate Illinois Masonic Medical Center, Advocate Lutheran General Hospital, Circle Imaging - Rush Outpatient Professional Building, Loyola University Health Systems, Rush University Medical Center, Swedish Covenant Hospital, University of Chicago Medical Center, University of Illinois Medical Center and more affiliates are pending contracts.
Students accepted into the professional phase begin course work in the fall quarter of the first year of the program. Course work in the professional phase may be taken on a full-time (24 months) or part-time basis. Each student will develop an individualized program to be approved by the program director.
The Rush University Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences program is designed with your busy schedule in mind.
- The Imaging Sciences program offers a flexible, creative and engaging online environment that provides personal academic advising.
- The Imaging Sciences Program provides students the opportunity to acquire classroom and clinical experience directly related to computed tomography (CT), magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), Cardiac-Interventional Radiology (CI), Vascular-Interventional Radiology (VI), and other advanced Imaging Modalities.
- The Imaging Sciences program is a career ladder program that offers career advancement and professional networking.
- The Imaging Sciences Program provides students with the clinical experience needed for post-primary certification. Registered Technologists holding an advanced certification in ARRT (CT), (MR), (CI), or (VI) awarded by the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) are eligible to receive credit based on the advanced certification credential.
Photo caption: Imaging sciences professional.