- Entry term: Fall (September)
- Application cycle: September to August
- Recommended deadline: Typically two months prior to the beginning of the anticipated entry term
The prerequisite courses below must be completed with a grade of C or better at a regionally accredited college or university prior to starting at RUSH.
You may take some prerequisites concurrently while enrolled in the program, but they must be completed prior to completing your degree at RUSH.
|General Education Courses||Semester Credit Hours||Quarter Credit Hours|
|Two courses in communications
English composition is required.
One course in mathematics
Two courses in life sciences
The second course may be in anatomy, biology, microbiology, pathophysiology, physiology or other life science topic.
One course in physical sciences
|One course in social sciences
(i.e., government, history, political science, psychology, sociology)
|One course in humanties
(i.e., ethics, fine arts, literature, philosophy)
Performance courses do not meet this requirement.
Courses in communications, humanities, fine arts, philosophy, ethics, social sciences, life sciences, physical sciences or computer science
You must complete the following qualifications, except where noted:
- A minimum of 60 semester or 90 quarter hours of general education courses prior to starting the program at RUSH. Courses may be in progress at the time of application.
- An overall and science GPA of at least 2.5 out of 4.0.
- An associate’s degree in medical radiography or nuclear medicine technology from a program accredited by the Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology or the Joint Review Committee on Educational Programs in Nuclear Medicine Technology for admission to the Computed Tomography, Cardiac-Interventional or Vascular-Interventional tracks.
- Not applicable if applying to the entry-level MRI track.
- If you have successfully completed an accredited hospital-based program, email us to determine if you may be admitted on this basis.
- Licensure or eligibility for accreditation in the practice of medical radiation technology by the Illinois Emergency Management Agency for applicants to the Computed Tomography, Cardiac-Interventional or Vascular-Interventional tracks.
- Not applicable if applying to the entry-level MRI track
- Ability to perform the essential functions of the job. We offer support for students with disabilities.
- Imaging Sciences City Colleges of Chicago Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences College of DuPage Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences College of Lake County Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Elgin Community College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Harper College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Joliet Junior College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Kishwaukee College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Moraine Valley Community College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Oakton Community College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Prairie State College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Sauk Valley Community College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Triton College Transfer Guide
- Imaging Sciences Waubonsee Community College Transfer Guide
The transfer guides listed above are not comprehensive lists of eligible courses. For questions, email the CHS admissions office at firstname.lastname@example.org.
How to Apply to the Bachelor of Science in Imaging Sciences Program
Take the following steps to apply:
- Complete an application using the Allied Health Centralized Application Service (AHCAS).
- You will also need the following ready to submit to AHCAS:
- Official transcripts from every U.S. college or university attended.
- International course evaluations for all coursework completed outside the United States.
- Three professional recommendations.
- References should be from current or former academic advisers, professors or employers (your direct manager/supervisor).
- Recommendations from co-workers, family members and friends are not accepted.
- Personal statement.
- Resume or CV.
- Submit Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) scores if your native language is not English.
- Personal interview with department faculty.