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Imaging Sciences Program: Philosophy & Mission

The Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences degree program is dedicated to the mission of the College of Health Sciences and Rush University.
The Imaging Sciences program is committed to preparing advanced-level imaging science professionals to provide high quality, diagnostic and interventional imaging procedures to patients. The program also seeks to enroll a diverse student body in order to promote the values of diversity and inclusion in all of our educational programs.
The Imaging Sciences program in the College of Health Sciences at Rush University is dedicated to clinical and academic excellence in teaching, scholarship, service and patient care. The Imaging Sciences program is designed to provide students with an outstanding education in preparation for a satisfying professional career as advanced imaging sciences practitioners as well as providing a foundation for leadership in management and supervision, education, and clinical specialization.
The overall purpose of the program is to provide a high quality of education that is relevant and professionally sound to meet the advanced imaging needs in the health care community. Inherent in this purpose is the goal to prepare imaging sciences professionals who can demonstrate 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.
Imaging Sciences Program: Program Statistics


      • 92% average program completion rate over the past 5 years.
      • 100% pass rates on the American Registry of Radiologic Technologists (ARRT) national certification examination--96% of the ARRT pass rates on first attempt.
      • 96% average job placement rate
      • Graduates complete 1,000 hours of clinical specialty experience with an average clinical competency performance mean score of 4.2 (5.0 scale) over past 5 years.
      • Average of 4.8 (out of 5.0 scale) on student satisfaction surveys over past 5 years.
      • Average of 4.5 (out of 5.0 scale) on employer satisfaction surveys over past 5 years.

      Photo caption: Imaging sciences professional.


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