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Online Bachelor of Science in Health Professions - Medical Imaging

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Total Credit Hours
44

Cost Per Credit Hour
$301

Elevate Your Career in the Medical Industry.

LSU Alexandria

Become equipped to expand your health care career with LSUA Online’s 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). Students who enroll in the Medical Imaging program must have already earned an Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology, be in good standing with the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists), and not be concurrently enrolled in a radiology program at another university.

Join the family of LSU campuses, offering nationally-ranked programs from campuses in Alexandria, Eunice and Shreveport, as well as the state flagship institution in Baton Rouge.

Total Credit Hours
44

Cost Per Credit Hour
$301

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Students who enroll in the Medical Imaging program must have already earned an Associate Degree in Radiologic Technology, be in good standing with the ARRT (American Registry of Radiologic Technologists), and not be concurrently enrolled in a radiology program at another university.


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Cost

The final cost of this program will be determined once all transfer credits are evaluated. For the BS in Health Professions with a Specialization in Medical Imaging program, you are able to transfer up to 75% of previous credits.

Total credit hours per program: 44 credit hours

Cost per credit hour (with fees): $301

Total cost with fees, and the maximum amount of credits allowed to transfer into the program: $3,331

Total cost with fees, no transfer credits and no financial aid: $13,264

Course Listings

Major Requirements

  • RADT 3300 - Legal Issues in Health Care | Credit hours: 3
  • RADT 3700 - Imaging Trends | Credit hours: 2
  • RADT 3800 - Advanced Patient Care and Assessment | Credit hours: 3
  • HESC 4300 - Leadership Theories | Credit hours: 3
  • HESC 4800 - Introduction to Research in Health Care | Credit hours: 3
  • ENGL 3002 - Technical Writing | Credit hours: 3
  • 4000-Level Elective | Credit hours: 6
  • Approved Electives Credits: 15 (to be chosen from the list below): BLAW 4524, ECON 4421, FINC 4718, HESC 3200, HESC 4600, MGMT 3200, MGMT 3320, MGMT 4322, MGMT 4620, MKTG 3401, MKTG 3430, MKTG 4423, PHIL 3025, PSYC 3001, PSYC 4034, RADT 3100, RADT 3500, RADT 3900, or RADT 4000.
Admission Requirements

For university acceptance, first-time freshman must meet the following criteria:

  • Complete high school Core curriculum for college readiness in place at time of high school graduation
  • Not be required to take more than one developmental course
  • Have a high school grade point average of at least 2.0
  • Meet one of the following:
    • Have an ACT composite of 20 or higher
    • Have a high school Core grade point average of at least 2.0

* In order to be accepted to the BS in Health Professions with a Specialization in Medical Imaging program, applicants must have an Associate's Degree in Radiologic Technology from an ARRT accredited program and an ARRT license. 

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

  • Have earned a transferable associate degree or higher
  • 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
  • Have earned from a community college at least 12 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 meet freshman admission requirements and be in good standing with their previous institution
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.  


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