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Online Bachelor of Science in Health Professions - Medical Imaging

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Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Total Credit Hours
120

Cost Per Credit Hour
$291

Elevate Your Career in the Medical Industry

LSU Alexandria

Become equipped to expand your health care career with LSU Alexandria's online Bachelor of Science in Health Professions with a concentration in Medical Imaging. Developed from the Department of Allied Health and designed for working RTs from any state, this program is a post-professional baccalaureate degree for clinicians credentialed in Radiography.

This program is designed to provide registered radiologic technologists (RT) with an opportunity to broaden their career pathways with a diversified plan of study in a balanced curriculum. Graduates will be prepared for advancement in multiple career roles or continuation to graduate study. Employment opportunities include: Advanced Imaging Modalities, Health Care Management/Administration, PACS Administration, Quality Management, Commercial/Industrial (sales/support), and Graduate School (Radiologist Assistant or other graduate studies).


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LSUA's online programs provide you the opportunity to synchronously interact with instructors (in real-time) via video conferencing and other technologies in a flexible format that fits your busy schedule. These sessions also allow engagement with course content and build a community among our online students.

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Professionals with career goals such as instructional designer, educational technologist, e-learning specialist, online program manager, or training and development manager will also benefit from this program by learning the in-demand skills needed to excel their career.

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Cost

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For this program, you are able to transfer up to 90 credits. 

Total credit hours per program: 120 credit hours

Cost per credit hour (with fees): $291

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $8,730

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $34,920

Cost per credit hour and fees are subject to change. Exact fees may vary by program. Please consult an Enrollment Coach for the final program cost.

Course Listings

General Education Credit Hours
ENGL 1001 English Composition 3
ENGL 1002 English Composition II 3
General Education Social Science 6
General Education Math 6
General Education Natural Sciences 9
General Education Communication Studies 3
General Education Humanities 6
General Education Fine Arts 3

 

Pre-Major Courses Credit Hours
RADT 1000 Introduction to Radiologic Technology 3
RADT 1001 Basic Principles of Radiologic Technology 3
RADT 1002 Radiographic Image Production I 3
RADT 1005 Clinical Radiography II 4
RADT 1006 Radiographic Image Production II 2
RADT 1007 Radiographic Positioning II 4
RADT 1008 Radiobiology 2
RADT 1010 Clinical Radiography III and Image Critique 4
RADT 1014 Radiographic Positioning I  5
RADT 1024 Clinical Radiography I 4
RADT 2005 Advanced Radiographic Procedures and Imaging Modalities 3
RADT 2007 Clinical Radiography IV 7
RADT 2010 Radiographic Pathology 2
RADT 2012 Clinical Radiography V 7
RADT 2032 Radiographic Seminar 3

Students who have ARRT, ARDMS, NMTCB, or other comparable certifications will be granted full credit (43 hours) for required 1000 and 2000-level RADT courses. 

Major Courses Credit Hours
HESC 3300 Legal Issues in Healthcare 3
HESC 4300 Leadership Theories 3
HESC 4800 Introduction to Research in Healthcare 3
RADT 3700 Imaging Trends 2
RADT 3800 Advanced Patient Care and Assessment 3

 

Additional Courses Credit Hours
ENGL 3002 Technical Writing 3
4000-level Electives 6
Approved Electives 15

Approved electives must be chosen from the following list: 
 
BLAW 3201, CMST 4112 OR HESC 4103, HCAM 4421, HCAM 4718, HESC 3200, HESC 4600, HESC 4999, KINS 3010, KINS 3660, MGMT 3200, MGMT 3320, MGMT 4322, MGMT 4620, MKTG 3401, MKTG 3430, MKTG 4423, PHIL 3025, PSYC 3001, PSYC 3075, PSYC 4034, RADT 3100, RADT 3500, RADT 3900, RADT 4000. 
 
Students who have an advanced certification such as mammography, CT, MRI, US, QM, etc. will be granted credit (3 hours) for RADT 3100. 

      Admission Requirements

      Transfer students to LSUA must meet one of the following sets of criteria:

      • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher OR
      • Have earned at least 18 hours of college-level credit, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0 OR
      • Have earned at least 12 hours of college-level credit from LSUE or CLTCC Bridge Program, including a college-level English and college-level mathematics course, with a grade of “C” or higher in each, and an overall GPA of at least 2.0, OR
      • Meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution

      AND applicants must have ARRT, ARDMS, NMTCB, or other comparable certifications to be granted full credit (43 hours) for required 1000 and 2000-level RADT courses.

      Career Opportunities

      • Radiation Therapists
      • Nuclear Medicine Technologist
      • Sonographer
      • Magnetic Resonance Technologist
      • Health Care Management/Administration

      Why choose LSUA?

      As an integral part of the LSU System, LSUA students receive a high-quality education led by qualified and dedicated faculty and staff. LSUA offers unique degree programs in smaller, more personalized classroom environments both on campus and online. Tuition rates at LSUA are among the most competitive in the state for this high standard of education, leaving a large portion of their students to graduate debt free.  Students who attend LSUA are set up by attentive advisors to achieve the greatest success in their academic career.